DecoArt Lighthouse Candlesticks

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DecoArt Lighthouse Candlesticks

A pair of simple wooden candlesticks takes on a nautical theme with Americana Acrylics. Paint your lighthouses to match your favorite seaside lighthouse destination. A.C. Moore has a wide range of Americana Acrylic paints, mediums and finishes so you can create a great project every time.

Project Details

  • Level:advanced
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove the product label from the candlesticks before beginning project. Refer to project photo for design placement.
  • 2
    With a pencil, referring to the photo, mark the size and placement of stripes, windows, rocks, and shoreline. (You don't need to draw grass - after you paint water, you will paint grass over it from bottom.)
  • 3
    Alternate Cherry Red and Snow White OR Leaf Green and Snow White, to stripe lighthouse body. Stripe the candle cups with Snow White and Ebony Black (see photo for placement). Let dry.
  • 4
    When painting rocks, mix a little Ebony Black and Snow White to make grey. Add Ebony Black for shadows and add Snow White for highlights.
  • 5
    For water, add Snow White to True Blue. Add True Blue for shadows and add Snow White for highlights.
  • 6
    Use Ebony Black to paint on windows and doors. To outline them, use black Sharpie marker. (It might be too difficult to use brush.) Let dry. You may use sealer to finish the project.

Project Details

  • Level:advanced
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. True Blue 104106664
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Leaf Green 104106672
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cherry Red 104106606
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Candle Holder Large 104446299
  • Sharpie Retractable Fine Point Permanent Marker Black 100386374
  • Nicole™ Crafts Bristle Brush 1 inch White 104125672
  • Nicole™ Crafts Bristle Brush 1/2 inch White 104125670
  • Water Container
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Pencil