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Glass candle holder

Create this stylish textured glass candle holder using Resene metallic paint and Resene Sandtex.

Resene art with Mark Rayner - Project 40

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Candle, glass vase, glass pebbles, small wooden dish, paintbrushes (including an artists’ brush), PVA glue, Resene Enamacryl Metallic (now Resene FX Metallic) Scotty Silver, Resene Multishield+ gloss (now Resene Concrete Clear), Resene Sandtex Mediterranean effect tinted to Resene Heather, Resene Waterborne Smooth Surface Sealer.

To get the look: Mark painted the background wall with Resene SpaceCote Flat waterborne enamel tinted to Resene Mariner.

Other ideas: Create a sumptuous gold metallic effect using a base coat of Sandtex tinted to Resene Porsche and two topcoats of Resene Bullion.

Step 1
Step one
Apply one coat of Resene Waterborne Smooth Surface Sealer to the small wooden dish and allow to dry for two hours.
Step 2
Step two
Using a light stippling technique, apply one generous coat of Resene Sandtex to the dish and allow to dry for two hours.
Step 3
Step three
Using a light stippling technique, apply two coats of Resene Scotty Silver to the dish, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Apply one coat of Resene Multishield+ (now Resene Concrete Clear) gloss to the dish and allow to dry for two hours.
Step 5
Step five
Apply a generous amount of PVA glue to the base of the glass vase, as shown.
Step 6
Step six
Place the glass vase in the centre of the painted dish and allow the glue to dry.
Step 7
Step seven
Place a generous layer of glass pebbles in the base of the vase, as shown.
Step 8
Step eight
Stand the candle on the layer of pebbles.

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