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Elegant Metallic Easter Candelabra

Metallic Lustre®

Elegant Metallic Easter Candelabra
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Elegant Metallic Easter Candelabra

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Chalky Finish and Metallic LustreĀ® add an elegant touch to this candelabra, perfect for showcasing Easter eggs.

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SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Enchanted (ADC16)
  • Vintage (ADC17)

Metallic Lustre®

  • Elegant Emerald (ML09C)
  • Majestic Purple (ML13C)
  • Polished Coral (ML17C)
  • White Frost (ML16C)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • papier mâché egg (4 small; 2 large)
  • paintbrushes
  • dry rag
  • candelabra

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTES: Clean and wipe the entire surface of the candelabra in rubbing alcohol and a dry rag before painting. Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Paint the entire candelabra in Enchanted.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Mix Elegant Emerald with White Frost to make a pastel green. Dry-brush this color over the entire foot, shaft, and arms of the candelabra, as well as the candleholders in the middle of the flower shapes.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Mix White Frost and Majestic Purple to make a lavender color. Dry-brush the mix over the flower shapes, the dotted edge of the foot, and the boning and dots along the shaft. (Save some of the mix for STEP 5.)
    Step 2 Example
  4. Paint each egg in Vintage.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Paint strokes of the lavender mix from STEP 3 on each egg.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Mix Polished Coral and White Frost to make a pastel version and paint strokes of this color on each egg. Let dry. Once dry, buff each egg to a shine with a paper towel.
    Step 5 Example