Valentine Candy Dispenser


Products Used

  • MB-1291 - Gumball Machine Bank
  • SS-81 - Shimmering Silver
  • SS-092 - Royal Fuschia
  • SS-130 - Medium Gray
  • SS-135 - White
  • SS-141 - Light Pink
  • SS-368 - Dusty Violet
Decorating Accessories
  • AC-501 - Gloss Brush-On Sealer
  • BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
  • CB-110 - #10/0 Liner
  • CB-404 - #4 Pointed Round
  • CB-408 - #8 Pointed Round
Additional Materials
  • Pencil
  • Index Card
  • Scissors
  • Black Marker
Project Info




  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.
  2. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  3. Draw a heart on the index card and cut it out.
  4. Using a CB-408 #8 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of SS-92 Royal Fuchsia to the entire piece.
  5. Place the heart to the “glass” bowl area, and draw around it, repeating until the area is covered in hearts, allowing some to overlap.
  6. Using a CB-404 # 4Pointed Round, apply 1 to 2 coats of the following colors to the hearts as desired. SS-247 Bright Yellow, SS-141 Bright Pink, SS-368 Dusty Violet and SS-135 White Where one heart overlaps another, shade the shadow area with the CB-404 #4 Pointed Round side loaded in SS-130 Medium Gray.
  7. Using the CB-404 #4 Pointed Round and the CB-110 #10/0 Liner. apply 2 coats of SS-130 Medium Gray to the area where the turn knob is, and the area above the gumball door.
  8. Trace a heart on the gumball door, and block it in with 2 coats of SS-135 White.
  9. Using the CB-404 #4 Pointed Round and CB-110 #10/0 Liner, apply 2 coats of SS-81 Shimmering Silver to the knob and a thin coat (dry brush) the textured area on the area around the knob.
  10. Using the Black Ultra Fine Point Permanent Marker, outline the hearts.
  11. Using the Red Ultra Fine Point Permanent Marker, add sayings to the hearts.
  12. Using the CB-408 #8 Pointed Round, apply 1 coat of AC-501 Gloss Brush On Sealer to the “glass” area on the gumball machine.
  13. Allow to dry. DO NOT fire!