How to Decoupage a Container
Decoupage candle containers to give them an interesting and fun appearance. As the candle melts down, the flame will glow through the paper or fabric adding even more character. Completely cover the container or add a small or decorative picture.
- Mod Podge™ or similar product
- Candle Container (filled or empty)
- Pre-cut pieces of tissue paper or fabric
- Paint brush or sponge applicator
- Wax paper to protect your work surface
Cover your work area with wax paper. Spills or drips are most times unavoidable, and this makes clean up much easier.
Step 1 – Prepare Your Area
Step 2 – Apply sealer
Step 3 – Apply tissue
|Step 4 – Smooth
Gently smooth the tissue paper with your finger. You can lightly tap the paper into place to make sure it does not tear. Use your finger or the sponge applicator to help gently smooth away any wrinkles that may form.
|Step 5 – Finish adding tissue
Add more glue and tissue in small sections until the container is covered to your satisfaction.
Step 6 – Seal the container
Be sure to allow it to dry completely before handling or packaging.
|Now you should be ready to|
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