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Vintage Boho Candle Pedestals

Vintage Effect Wash™

Vintage Boho Candle Pedestals
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Vintage Boho Candle Pedestals

Vintage Boho Candle Pedestals

designed by Jessica Alea

Create a vintage bohemian look with wooden candle pedestals and Vintage Effect Washâ„¢.

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Vintage Effect Wash™

  • Lavender (DCW15)
  • Light Green (DCW09)
  • Light Purple (DCW14)
  • Pink (DCW04)
  • Turquoise (DCW12)
  • White (DCW02)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • sandpaper (220-grit or similar fine grit)
  • medium brush
  • wooden candleholder (2; rustic)
  • dry rag (or paintbrush)


  1. Using fine grit sandpaper, lightly sand the wooden candle pedestal.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint the whole candle pedestal using Lavender or Light Purple. Allow to dry.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Using a dry brush and/or rag, lightly brush Pink onto the candle pedestal covering only about 2/3 of the candle pedestal's surface. (It should look streaky.) Let stand for a minute, then wipe the surface with a dry rag for a vintage effect. If desired, add more Pink. Let dry.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Once the Pink has dried, add White covering about 1/3rd of the surface. Wipe with a dry rag to color preference.
    Step 3 Example
  5. On the second pedestal, repeat the steps above, using the following colors: Pink as the base; Turquoise as the first second layer; and Light Green as the final layer.
    Step 4 Example