Turn your brushes to humble household materials to create these stunning candle votives
What you need...
- Paint: raspberry, mango, Tattoo; pink, mandarin, acrylic
- Cans, tin
- Glitter, pink, orange
- Cabochons, magenta, orange
- Tape, masking
Wash and dry a tin can, then apply colour with a few coats of acrylic, but don't paint the rims. Leave to dry. Spray a small stencil with fixative and press it firmly on the can. Tape the edges with masking tape - this will prevent the paint smudging. If the stencil overlaps the top or bottom of the can, fix a narrow strip of adhesive just under the rim.
Spread Tattoo paint evenly over the stencil with a palate knife. Before it dries, sprinkle glitter over the top and quickly peel it off from the top down. Before using again, wash the stencil and pat dry between a few sheets of kitchen paper. To finish, glue a cabochon in the centre of each motif.