First, paint the faces of the cubes with the broader-nibbed paint marker, varying the colours as follows: paint the tops and 2 opposite sides in black. Leave to dry for a short time, then paint the remaining 3 faces in gold. Let the paint dry for about 10 minutes.
Before you start, here’s how to activate your edding gloss paint marker: Shake the marker firmly with the cap still on. Place the nib on some scrap paper and carefully pump it up and down a few times until ink fills the nib. Start by writing a few test strokes on the scrap paper. And don’t forget to always replace the cap securely after use.
Next, draw narrow lines on the faces of each cube using the fine-nibbed paint marker, ensuring you add gold lines to black surfaces and vice versa. Use the ruler to help you draw 2 diagonal lines and a vertical one down the middle. Repeat this on each side of the cubes.
Finally, secure the candle holders with screws, or glue them in place. Your candle decoration is now finished and ready to create a cosy atmosphere!
Products and materials
- Wooden cubes
- gold-coloured metal candle holders (available from art-and-craft stores)
- Screws or glue (e.g. UHU All-Purpose Adhesive) to secure the holders
A bright idea for brunch or breakfast – start your day with splashes of Ultra Violet
Ultra Violet, Colour of the Year 2018, is inspiring new creations and colour schemes
Subscribe to our newsletter, and every two weeks we’ll send you inspirational and creative DIY ideas, along with details of our latest products and special offers.