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Project

Decorative Decal Pillar Candles

Lively clip-art decals turn ordinary store-bought pillars and matchbox covers into festive gifts. For a pretty package, anchor the candles on glass coasters, pair with a matchbox, and tie each bundle neatly with ribbon.

Introduction

We created 10 beautiful clip-art designs (with matching prints if you choose to create a coordinating matchbox wrapper) to wrap around your candles.

Materials

Steps

  1. Step 1

    With an ink-jet printer, print one of our 10 clip-art candle designs onto a blank decal sheet.

  2. Step 2

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    Spray it with 2 coats of clear varnish, letting varnish dry between coats. When decal is dry, cut to desired size and soak in a bowl of water for about 1 minute to loosen the paper backing. Carefully remove decal from water, and apply it to candle, peeling off backing as you go. Smooth decal with a paper towel, eliminating air bubbles and excess water. Let dry for approximately 3 hours.

  3. Step 3

    If you're creating a corresponding matchbox wrapper, print one of our 12 clip-art designs onto paper. Cut to size, and wrap around a matchbox, securing with double-sided tape.

Reviews (4)

  • Shil 15 Nov, 2013

    There is no link to download the clip art :(

  • craftysuzi2 14 Nov, 2013

    I found the clip art for the Decorative decal candles but there is no way to acess the clip art. Please advise how to obtain the clip art.

  • duckie3737 19 Sep, 2013

    I would also like the clipart for this. Where can I find it?

  • joisey77 23 Aug, 2013

    Where is the clip art?