Your candle holders can be decorated in Christmas colours with the use of Vitrail and Mirror effect metal Leaf. Very simple to create.
For this project you will need :
1 short glass or votive candle holder
1 bottle each of Vitrail colours turquoise # 17, crimson # 12 and old pink # 21
1 bottle of no-drip medium
1 fan brush
1 package each of Gédéo Mirror Effect Metal Leaf blue/red
1 tube of gilding paste
Odourless mineral spirit
1 utility knife
1 small mixing jar
Mix the non drip medium with the Vitrail paint in a mixing jar.
Paint the candle holder with this mixture. Allow to dry.
Brush the holder with the gilding paste.
Allow to dry for a minimum of 15 minutes
Then apply the Mirror Effect Metal Leaf to the glass (mirror side up - on the gilding paste)Remove the sheet, the blue film will remain on the glass
Print the star / draw a star on a sheet
Using a pair of scissors cut out the starPlace the star on the candle holder and outline the star using a pencil.
On the outside of the candle holder scrape the paint inside the star using the blade of a utility knife. Place the small candle inside the candle holder and the project is complete!