Elegant Metallic Easter Candelabra

Elegant Metallic Easter Candelabra

Posted by DecoArt on Apr 9th 2019

Chalky Finish and Metallic Lustre® add an elegant touch to this candelabra, perfect for showcasing Easter eggs.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • rubbing alcohol
    • papier mâché egg
    • paintbrushes
    • dry rag
    • candelabra



    Clean and wipe the entire surface of the candelabra in rubbing alcohol and a dry rag before painting.

    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Paint the entire candelabra in Enchanted.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Mix Elegant Emerald with White Frost to make a pastel green. Dry-brush this color over the entire foot, shaft, and arms of the candelabra, as well as the candleholders in the middle of the flower shapes.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Mix White Frost and Majestic Purple to make a lavender color. Dry-brush the mix over the flower shapes, the dotted edge of the foot, and the boning and dots along the shaft. (Save some of the mix for STEP 5.)
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Paint each egg in Vintage.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Paint strokes of the lavender mix from STEP 3 on each egg.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Mix Polished Coral and White Frost to make a pastel version and paint strokes of this color on each egg. Let dry. Once dry, buff each egg to a shine with a paper towel.
    12. Instruction #6