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Powder Plaster Votive Holders

Supplies

  • Paint brush
  • Metal or wooden spoon
  • Powder plaster
  • Plastic container for mixing
  • Silicone square mold
  • Tealights
  • Acrylic paint
  • Matte medium (optional)
 

Powder Plaster Candle Votives Collage

1. Scoop powdered plaster into a small container and mix with water according to directions.

2. Stir water and plaster mixture until you achieve desired consistency, which should be similar to pancake batter. (Plaster sets very quickly, so you will want to work fast.)

3. Pour mixture into square mold or gently scoop the mixture in with a spoon.

4. Wait 2-3 minutes for it to start to set up. While it’s setting up, remove the candles from the metal shell they sit in. And place one in the top of each square. Then add coins or other small heavy objects to weigh it down, so it say in place.

5. Set aside and allow the plaster to harden for at least one hour (dry time may vary).

6. Carefully remove the plaster numbers from the mold one at a time and let them finish air drying for a full 24 hours.

7. Now that your numbers are completely dry, you can seal them with matte medium (optional) and then begin painting them.

8. Wait for the votives to dry completely, add the candles back into the tealight shells and you are done.

 
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