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Baby Blocks

A perfect, playful touch to any nursery.

At a Glance:

Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Mod Podge Logo
instructions

Other Supplies

3 – 2” Square wood blocks Assorted baby animal scrapbook papers or gift wrap, Brush basin or container of water, Scissors, 1” Foam brush or ¾” Flat brush, No. 1 Liner brush, Foam plate, Paper towels, Fine grit sandpaper

Instructions

  1. Using the 1” foam brush or the ¾” flat brush, basecoat each wood block individually Nutmeg, Baby Blue, and Soft Apple.  Allow to dry. Sand smooth using fine grit sandpaper and reapply basecoat colors.
  2. Using the No. 1 liner brush loaded with thinned Wicker White, paint a wiggle line bordering each side of the wood blocks.
  3. Still using the liner brush loaded with thinned paint, paint “Hippo”, “Tiger”, and “Lion” on one side of each block (if those are the baby animals of your choice).
  4. Cut out the heads of each of the baby animals, a hippo, tiger, and lion.  Also cut out extra circles and squares of coordinating print papers.
  5. Apply a coat of Matte Mod Podge to the backside of the paper.  Place the paper cutout directly on the wood block centering the design on each side.  Smooth any air bubbles or wrinkles using the Mod Podge squeegee.
  6. Once all three blocks are designed and papers are glued in place, brush a coat or two of Matte Mod Podge on each block.  Allow to dry.

supplies

Mod Podge ® Professional Tool Set

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $8.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Baby Blue, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Soft Apple, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Nutmeg, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.