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Bloom Cherry Blossom Tree

Let your creativity bloom with this springtime resin DIY. Paint the beauty of cherry blossom trees in this uniquely designed plaque then seal and protect you artwork with Mod Podge Resin for added shine to your space.

At a Glance:

Project #16012 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Fire Coral, 2 oz. - 6452

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Real Brown, 2 oz. - 231

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Calypso Sky, 2 oz. - 524

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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Mod Podge ® Resin - 8 oz. - 25263

Number Needed: 1 $19.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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MOD PODGE TREE POURING PLAQUE

Number Needed: 1 $6.99
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Other Supplies

  • Tree plaque
  • Cotton swabs
  • Water basin
  • Rubber bands

instructions

  1. Water down Calypso Sky (1:1 ratio) and paint the raised areas of the plaque with this mixture. Let dry.
  2. Using a small brush, paint the trunk of the tree with Real Brown.
  3. Bundle 5 cotton swabs together in a rubber band and use them to dab Fire Coral and Wicker White in the areas of the plaque where the leaves would be. Add more Fire Coral for shadows and more Wicker White for highlights. Let dry.
  4. Using a liner brush, paint the word “bloom” over the leaves. Let dry.
  5. Protect your workspace and put on the proper PPE according to the information on plaidonline.com/ModPodgeResin.
  6. Mix Mod Podge Resin according to the instructions on plaidonline.com/ModPodgeResin.
  7. Pour a coat of resin over the plaque- just enough the recesses of the surface are filled and the raised areas are covered in an even coat as well.
  8. Use a torch to remove any bubbles.
  9. Allow to cure for 24 hours.

Related FAQs

What are cool colors?
What are transparent colors?
What are warm colors?
What does color intensity mean?
What does color value mean?
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FolkArt FAQs

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Related FAQs

Cool colors are all the colors on the Green and Blue side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Green, Green, Blue/Green, Blue, Blue/Purple, Purple are all cool colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
Transparent colors are thinned with medium or water to create a wash or a glaze of color that you can see through to the underlying surface.
Warm colors are all the colors on the yellow and red side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Orange, Orange, Red Orange, Red, Red/Purple, Purple are all warm colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.

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