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Ombre Candlestick and Pedestal

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Ombre Candlestick and Pedestal
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Ombre Candlestick and Pedestal

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Paint a pair of candleholders in soft shades of Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.

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Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Coastal Waters (DA523)
  • Soft Jade (DA545)
  • Waterfront (DA566)

Other supplies

  • fine/small brush
  • 6" round wooden candleholder
  • wooden pedestal (Michaels)


  1. Coat the top half of the pedestal in Coastal Waters and the bottom half in Waterfront; blend with an ombre effect where the colors meet in the widest part of the middle. (To create the ombre effect, keep both colors wet and quickly apply layers over each other until they start to blend into each other.)
    Step 0 Example
  2. Cover the top part of the candlestick in Soft Jade; the middle in Waterfront; and the very bottom in Coastal Waters, blending the lines where they meet using the ombre effect.
    Step 1 Example