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Baroque Concrete Picture Frame

Produce the look of a concrete on a picture frame with the Concrete FolkArt Painted Finishes kit.

At a Glance:

#6375 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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instructions

Other Supplies

FolkArt ® Painted Finish Kit - Concrete #5067, FolkArt ® Painted Finishes - Brush Set, 3 pc.  #5080, Ornate oval frame, Brush basin or container for water, Foam plates, Paper towels

Instructions

  1. Pour a small amount of both Light and Dark Concrete onto a foam plate.
  2. Wipe frame with a damp paper towel to remove dust or dirt.
  3. Load a Shortie Brush with Light Concrete. Using a dabbing motion to create texture, apply a medium-to-thick application of Light Concrete to the ornately molded frame. 
  4. Create additional depth of color to the painted concrete by applying Dark Concrete randomly in shadow areas using the same dabbing motion while the Light Concrete is still wet on the surface.
  5. For added interest, wet the Shortie Brush with water, then dab the wet brush onto random areas of the frame to create a drip or run of color.  Allow to dry.

Tips:

  • Let the stiff bristles of the Shortie Brush do the work for you to push the thick concrete paint into the small crevices of the molded frame.
  • Be sure to stand back and look at the ornate frame once it is dry.  If you missed a crevice, simple repeat the application of FolkArt Painted Finishes Light and Dark Concrete.

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.

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