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Painted Glass Candlestick Holders

by Annie Sloan

These two glass candlestick holders were a second-hand shop find. Originally in a shiny metallic finish, they were given a soft, Bohemian finish with Chalk Paint®.

Painted Glass Candlestick Holders with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan in Scandinavian Pink

Annie found these candlestick holders in a second-hand shop for under £2 and was drawn to their shape, although wasn’t overly keen on the shiny, metallic finish. So, she took to Chalk Paint® to transform them.

You will need:
• Two candlesticks- these particular ones were made out of glass, with a shiny finish.
• Chalk Paint® in a variety of colours. Annie used Scandinavian Pink, Giverny, Old White, Honfleur, Antoinette and Château Grey.
• Clear Chalk Paint® Wax
• Brushes

Painted Glass Candlestick Holders with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan in Scandinavian Pink

Annie started by painting the candlesticks with a base colour of Scandinavian Pink. Inspired by the bohemian interiors at Charleston Farmhouse, she added designs freehand in her chosen earthy palette of Giverny, Old White, Honfleur, Antoinette and Château Grey.

Once happy with your design she apply Chalk Paint® Wax to seal the work.

Painted Glass Candlestick Holders with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan in Scandinavian Pink
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Painted Glass Candlestick Holders with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan in Scandinavian Pink
Paint swatch of Scandinavian Pink Chalk Paint® furniture paint by Annie Sloan, a traditional earthy Swedish-style pink

Scandinavian Pink

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Paint swatch of Giverny Chalk Paint® furniture paint by Annie Sloan, a bright, clean, cool blue

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Paint swatch of Honfleur Chalk Paint® furniture paint by Annie Sloan, a rich brown

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Paint swatch of Chateau Grey Chalk Paint® furniture paint by Annie Sloan, an elegant greyed green

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Paint swatch of Antoinette Chalk Paint® furniture paint by Annie Sloan, a soft pale pink

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Paint swatch of Old White Chalk Paint® furniture paint by Annie Sloan, a cool soft off-white

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500ml tin 100ml tester tin of Clear Chalk Paint® Wax by Annie Sloan

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Detail Brushes by Annie Sloan box

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