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Spooky Spider's Web Chandelier

Spooky Spider's Web Chandelier

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 27th 2018

Spin up attention with a charming spider's web chandelier using Americana Acrylics and Glamour Dust

SUPPLIES

    • watercolor paper
    • craft wire
    • faux gemstones
    • -hot glue gun with clear glue gun sticks
    • assorted pumpkins
    • paint supplies: various brushes, water container, paper towel and/or rags, palette/paper plate
    • cobweb
    • plastic spiders
    • Wreath rings/frames
    • Christmas tree filler/branches

    INSTRUCTIONS

    1. Paint the chains Uniform Blue and the wreath rings Lamp Black. Allow to dry. Assemble the body of the chandelier affixing (these chains had gaps so that they could come apart) the links evenly to each the wreath rings.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. To make the biggest spider, paint one pumpkin Neutral Grey and the other Graphite. Paint the Christmas tree branch filler Graphite. Apply a second coat and dry thoroughly. Hot glue the two pumpkins together. Take the branch filler and push into body, four on each side.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Paint the smaller plastic spiders using a variety of Royal Purple, Purple Cow, and Red Violet. Apply Ice Crystals Glamour Dust onto painted spiders. Once dry, add a second coat of Glamour Dust.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use the attached patterns to make the petals for the paper flowers. Cut out petals and layer, staggering petals. Add a small amount of hot glue in the center of the flowers to attach petals.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. To watercolor the flowers, add a very small drop of Red Violet to a paper plate. Soak paint brush with water and mix with paint on plate. You can add more water for a more translucent look. Repeat those steps for Royal Purple and Purple Cow colored flowers. Let flowers dry and apply Ice Crystal Glamour Dust. Hot glue to the top of big spider. Attach purple gems as eyes with hot glue.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Assemble starting with draping cobwebs to the body of the chandelier. They should stay without glue. Then, hot glue the big spider in an angle to the center. Add other smaller Glamour Dusted spiders and flowers around the big spider. Attach to the ceiling with craft wire.
    12. Instruction #6