Need a quick way to update old taper candles? Why not paint them? Today I show you just how easy it is to remake with this DIY striped tapered candles tutorial.
I love to reuse the things I have. When it comes to decorating for the holidays, the previous statement holds true. Just recently I reorganized and decluttered my entertaining closet. I almost threw away these old candles – until a lightbulb went off. Why not paint them? Within a few minutes, I had a simple DIY striped tapered candle tutorial and fun candles for my Happy Halloween centerpiece.
Black flat paint
Square tip paintbrush
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Ok, this is so ridiculously easy that I don’t even need to add steps.
Pour a little black paint in a disposable bowl. Dip your paint brush in and drag the paintbrush around the taper. Eyeball the spacing by using the width of the square tip brush in between the stripes. That’s it. Sit them carefully in candle holders to dry.
I up’d the cuteness factor by adding this tassel to my old silver candelabras.
Tassel Source Click Here
Here they are incorporated in my darling centerpiece! You can read all about it here.
Happy painting friends!
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