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Buffalo Plaid Framed Wreath

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Logo

At a Glance:

Project #16778 Skill Level: Advanced
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Antique Green, 2 oz. - 36210

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Imperial, 2 oz. - 6438

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Home Decor Chalk - White Adirondack, 2 oz. - 5936

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Home Decor Chalk - Rich Black, 2 oz. - 6443

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Small Wood Round with Bark, 4 pc. - 44947E

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Gold, 4 oz. - 5535

Number Needed: 1 $15.99
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Other Supplies

  • Large repurposed frame
  • 18” wreath
  • Wood piece to fit inside frame
  • Masking tape
  • Cup
  • Water
  • 5 Clothespins
  • Hot glue
  • Hot glue gun

instructions

  1.  Paint frame with Treasure Gold.
  2. Basecoat wood insert with Imperial.  Allow to dry.
  3. Apply rows of masking tape in one direction.  Use a piece of the tape as a spacer in between each row.
  4. Apply rows of masking tape going in the other direction.  Use a piece of tape as a spacer in between each row.  There should be squared shaped opening now for you to paint.  Paint with the Rich Black.
  5. Remove all the tape.  There should be small black squares all over the board. 
  6. Water down the Rich Black to make a wash in a cup.  Use the wash to paint from one square to another.  The red should be visible through the wash.
  7. Attach the panel to the back of the frame.
  8. Paint the wood rounds Imperial, Rich Black and White Adirondack as shown in photo.  Leave some of the raw wood showing.
  9. Paint a Scandinavian Pattern on each wood round. 
  10. Use the end of a paint brush to make small black and white dots around each wood round.  Refer to the photo as placement.
  11. Glue the clothespins to the back of each wood round.  Clip the ornaments onto the wreath.

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Related FAQs

Yes, FolkArt Home Decor Chalk mixes easily to create any color you desire. Begin by mixing a small amount of the darker color into the lighter color first. Continue adding the darker color a little at a time until the desired color or value is achieved.

No, FolkArt Home Decor Texture Chalk is for indoor use only.

Yes, it is highly recommended that you seal your project to ensure maximum protection.
Use Wax to achieve a soft, smooth finish with your choice of Clear, Antique or White. Wax should be applied every 6-12 months or as needed for high traffic surfaces. It is for indoor use only. An alternative to Wax is Matte Varnish. Use this on heavily used furniture. It can be used for indoor or outdoor projects.
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