Vintage Boho Candle Pedestals

Vintage Boho Candle Pedestals

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 20th 2018

Create a vintage bohemian look with wooden candle pedestals and Vintage Effect Wash™.


    • palette or plastic plate
    • sandpaper
    • medium brush
    • wooden candleholder
    • dry rag


    1. Using fine grit sandpaper, lightly sand the wooden candle pedestal.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint the whole candle pedestal using Lavender or Light Purple. Allow to dry.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Using a dry brush and/or rag, lightly brush Pink onto the candle pedestal covering only about 2/3 of the candle pedestal's surface. (It should look streaky.) Let stand for a minute, then wipe the surface with a dry rag for a vintage effect. If desired, add more Pink. Let dry.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Once the Pink has dried, add White covering about 1/3rd of the surface. Wipe with a dry rag to color preference.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. On the second pedestal, repeat the steps above, using the following colors: Pink as the base; Turquoise as the first second layer; and Light Green as the final layer.
    10. Instruction #5