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Beachy Rocks

By: Kirsten Jones

Collect large flat river rocks and decorate them with your favorite sea creatures for an added beach vibe to your home.

At a Glance:

Project #14882 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Coastal Logo
  • FolkArt Stencils Logo
  • Multi-Surface Paint Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Pure Black, 2 oz. - 2957

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 2894

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Steel Gray, 2 oz. - 2932

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Apple Red, 2 oz. - 2901

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
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FolkArt ® Coastal™ Texture Paint - Poseidon, 8 oz. - 6517

Number Needed: 1 $9.99 $5.70
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F/A COASTAL TEXTURE OCEAN 8 OZ.

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
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FolkArt ® Coastal™ Texture Paint - Sea Mist, 8 oz. - 6510

Number Needed: 1 $9.99 $5.70
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FolkArt ® Brush Sets - Soft Grip - Angular Brush Set - 50602E

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Wood Brush Set, Flats - 44219

Number Needed: 1 $3.59
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Stencil Decor ® Brushes - Stencil Brush, 3/8" - 34038

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
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Plaid ® Stencils - Value Packs - 3" Animals Icons - 30632

Number Needed: 1 $5.29
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instructions

Other Supplies

Assorted rocks, Sandpaper, FolkArt Coastal Texture Paint Sand Dollar, FolkArt Texture Paint High Tide

Instructions

  1. Clean rocks with soap and water and let dry completely.
  2. Following basic instructions on FolkArt Coastal paint tub, basecoat two rocks with Sand Dollar. Let dry.
  3. Basecoat a third rock with Ocean and let dry.
  4. Apply second coat of Coastal paint to each rock: for the rocks basecoated with Sand Dollar, apply Poseidon on one and Ocean on the other. For the rock basecoated with Ocean, apply a coat of Sea Mist. Let dry completely.
  5. Sand down rocks to reveal both paint colors and create a weathered look.
  6. Using paper stencils, stencil Nautical Animals as shown using Multi-Surface Paint and stencil brush. Let dry.
  7. Connect all the stencil bridges by using the small detail brush and the same color you stenciled with. This will create a silhouette shape of each icon.
  8. Using a small detail brush, add small sketch-like details to each animal as shown.
  9. Adding a drop of water to White and Black, use the smallest liner brush to add words to each rock.
  10. Let dry completely.

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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