This is the last day of the rays Handcrafts and finished with a magnificent lantern painted Christmas star. Take lanterns Amazon, then just add a little paint. You will have some extraordinary decoration holidays minutes. If you missed any of the lightning fun crafts this week, be sure to check out the handicrafts quick vacation from day 1, day 2, day 3 and day 4. Just a note that this post is a part of my state design team with DecoArt where I pay for my participation. All projects and opinions and my own though.
Items needed to make their own lanterns Christmas Star:
|Christmas pictures ideas|
- Glass Hanging Candle Lantern Star
- Bright enamels red, gold and green Gel
- The tea light candle
- Rubbing alcohol
|Hand painted christmas decorations|
The chandeliers are held by small tabs like a picture frame. You can use a small screwdriver to lift the tabs and remove each glass panel.
|Christmas lanterns glass|
I followed both sides so I removed everything is back the same way it came out. Arrange the pieces flat side down and we are in the process of painting the face with texture. Clean textured with alcohol and allow to dry completely side.
|Painting paper lanterns|
Use the gel gloss enamel paint each piece. These paintings to dry slightly translucent so it will be in color but light can still shine through. I had to make two layers and three layers each piece in red. Allow to dry completely between coats. You can cook the pieces according to package directions and make sure the paint is constantly on the glass.
|Christmas decorations homemade|
Then just use the screwdriver to insert coins into the lantern and secure with small tabs. Add your tea light inside his lantern Christmas star over.
|Candle christmas laterns|
I was inspired to make these large flashlights when my friend Jessica Mad in Crafts mentioned to me the beauty of the Christmas star or parols Philippines. These gorgeous hand painted stars are a Christmas tradition there and are so colorful and unique. This is a very simple version compared to some that he created. Be sure to make a Google image search so you might be surprised too. My small version should do for my home decoration but beautiful images remind me every day this holiday season.
|Beauty Christmas star|
Stars come with chain for hanging. I think it would be great outside and inside this holiday season. Be sure to choose some of them and spend a few minutes painting. You can choose to paint like mine or vary the colors for you own version. Anyway these lanterns Christmas star shine in your home this holiday season! ...