Gilded-Pillar Candles

Add touches of gold leafing to your candles for variety and elegance.


What You Need:
Enlarge Image These romantic candles help set the mood for a special occassion.
  • Masking Tape
  • Pillar Candle
  • 1/2-inch flat paintbrush
  • Gold-leaf adhesive
  • Gold-leaf sheets
  • Spray matte varnish
Instructions:

1. Firmly press strips of masking tape around the candle horizontally or vertically, as desired. 2. Use the flat brush to apply an even coat of the gold-leaf adhesive onto all exposed areas of the candle. Let dry. 3. Apply a second coat of the adhesive. Let dry. 4. Carefully press the gold-leaf sheets onto the exposed areas of the candle, adding additional gold-leaf sheets as necessary. 5. Carefully remove the strips of masking tape. Finish by lightly spraying a coat of varnish on the candle. Let dry.

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