Paint a Metal Candle Holder

This has been quite the month for me and it’s just flying by. We’ve been out of town 4 times this month and I am exhausted to say the least. Not to mention I’m still trying to finish my bedroom makeover. If you missed the last update you can read about it here. While I am trying to get my self back on track I want to share this quick easy update to a Goodwill candle holder.

Paint Candle Holder

I think I need to frequent Goodwill everyday to find something good. I always seem to miss out. But, on one of my trips I found this candle holder but not loving the color. So, what do you do when you are crafty? You paint a metal candle holder.

Paint metal candle holder

I wanted it to match this candle I had.

makeover candle holder

So, obviously the black and silver was not going to work.

Painted candle holders

I painted the candle holder with DecoArt Rich Espresso metallic paint.

Paint with decoart


Painting candle holders

One coast was all I needed. You can see how well it covered the silver and black.

Redo Metal candle stands

Then I just used a napkin and rubbed some black acrylic paint to the candle stick.

How to paint a candle holder

Just keep wiping until the black is in all the crevices. And, That is all there is to it.

paint metallic candle holder

Now I have a candle holder that matches my candle.

Update a metal candle holder

Don’t remember what it looked like before the gold??? Here ya go…

paint metal candle holders

It was a super easy and cheap project. And, a great way to paint a metal candle holder to match your candle or room.

Paint candle holders

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Lovely comments

  1. Carrie From Carrie This Home says

    I have some metal candle holders just like this one & I think I’m going to repaint them. Thanks for the inspiration! Pinning this right now. Thanks for linking up to Frugal Crafty Home! I hope to see you back on Sunday night!

  2. says

    Thaks for some tips how to paint a metal object. I think you did such a lovely transformation of your holder.
    Combination gold and black. Beautiful.
    Best wishes

  3. says

    That’s a gorgeous candle stand, Denyse! Love the transformation – goes beautifully with the lovely candle. I am delighted that you shared with Home and Garden Thursday,


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