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Colorful Boho-Inspired Candlesticks

Americana® Acrylics

Colorful Boho-Inspired Candlesticks
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Colorful Boho-Inspired Candlesticks

designed by Jessica Alea

Create colorful boho-inspired candlesticks using Americana® Acrylics.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Banana Cream (DA309)
  • Lemonade (DA252)
  • Light Orchid (DA352)
  • Melon (DA251)
  • Peacock Teal (DA326)
  • Sea Breeze (DA256)
  • Whispering Turquoise (DA305)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • 220-grit sandpaper
  • clean cloth
  • paintbrushes (small and medium)
  • wooden candleholder (2; varied shapes)


  1. Lightly sand the surface of the candlestick. Wipe away dust with a clean cloth. Paint each section of the candleholder a different color from the products listed. (Melon was used here on the top and bottom.) Use a small paintbrush to get into the tight spaces.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Varying the Americana Acrylics color makes for a fun-loving, bohemian-inspired look. Bolder colors were used for the bigger sections while softer colors were layered onto the smaller sections for contrast.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Using the same steps as the tall candlestick, paint a variety of vibrant Americana Acrylics colors onto the short candlestick.
    Step 2 Example