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Terracotta Clay Pot Tea Light Holder Embellished With Fall Motifs

Candlelight is the perfect way to create a cozy atmosphere on a cool fall evening. The autumn motifs reflect the charm of the season.

Autumn Clay Pot Tea Light Holder

 

 

 

 

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For one terracotta pot you will need:

- terracotta put cut vertically in half (we found ours in a craft store but you can also cut your own. Instructions can be found
 
here and here).
- brown and beige acrylic paint
- crackle medium
- paper napkin with autumn motifs such as leaves, pumpkins, chestnuts, etc...
- paper napkin applique glue or decoupage glue
- flat, soft paint brushes

Instructions:

1. First you will base coat the entire pot with brown acrylic paint and set it aside to dry before continuing.
2. Once your pot is dry, paint the inside area with a coat of cracking medium and let it dry overnight.
3. Now take your paint brush and dip it into the beige paint. Stroke in one direction over the cracking medium. Immediately you will notice the paint starting to crack. Do not stroke the paint over the same place twice or the effect will be ruined. Continue until the entire area is covered. Put aside to dry.
4. Once the paint is dry, you can continue with the decoupage techinque. Remove all but the top layer of the tissue or napkin and follow the tutorial here to apply the napkin to the pot. Let the glue dry before using.

Illustrated Craft Tutorial:

Paper Napkin Applique

Paper Napkin Applique

 

 

 

Autumn Clay Pot Tea Light Holder

Autumn Clay Pot Tea Light Holder 2
Close-up image of the candle holder

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Selection of Autumn General Crafts

Fall Decoration - Forest Scene in a Jar

Autumnal Natural Decor

Autumnal Centerpiece

Autumn Centerpieces Using Glass Vases and Jars

Autumn Decoration - Lantern With Natural Fall Treasures

Pumpkins with Colored Sand Surface

Maple Leaves Wreath

Terracotta Clay Pot Tea Light Holder With Fall Motifs

Autumn Shingle With an Antique Look

 

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