Turtle Tabletop Candle Holder

Turtle Tabletop Candle Holder

What You'll Need:

Clay Saucer
Ball Knob
4 Mini Clay Pots
Hot Glue
Pillar Candle
Sprout Green Multi Surface Paint
Black Multi Surface Paint
Yellow Multi Surface Paint
Citrus Green Multi Surface Paint
Golden Honey Multi Surface Paint
Red Multi Surafce Paint
White Sharpie Paint Pen
Black Sharpie Paint Pen

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 30 Minutes (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make a Turtle Tabletop Candle Holder

This tiny turtle looks terrific outside or inside. Position it in between potted plants, on a patio or even atop your picnic table for an adorable decoration. Wherever you decide to display this little guy, you can be sure that his colored coat won't fade or chip when you use Americana Multi Surface Paint.
  • 1 Hot glue head and feet

    Hot glue the ball know onto the saucer for the head. Glue four mini pots upside down onto the bottom of the saucer for feet.

  • 2 Apply basecoat

    Paint the ball knob and mini pot feet with a basecoat of green paint. Paint the saucer with a black basecoat.

  • 3 Sponge yellow and citrus paint

    Sponge yellow and citrus paint onto the clay saucer, head and ffet. Let dry completely.

  • 4 Lightly sponge saucer

    Lightly sponge over the saucer with honey colored paint.

  • 5 Dab red paint

    Dab red paint on the cheeks.

  • 6 Add eyes

    Dot eyes on the ball know with white and black paint, or attach wiggle eyes.

  • 7 Draw squiggle squares

    Draw squiggle squares as the sections of a turtle's shell on the saucer using a white Sharpie paint pen.

  • 8 Paint & place candle

    Paint candle to match and place on turtle's back.