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Cardboard Clouds and Stars

Decor your covered porch or pergola with colorful clouds and stars to brighten your summer nights. This is a great project to decorate any outdoor space for evenings full of star gazing.

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At a Glance:

Project #16028 Skill Level: Intermediate
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Yellow, 2 oz. - 20513

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bimini Blue, 2 oz. - 21482

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Fuchsia, 2 oz. - 20216

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Grape Jam, 2 oz. - 21176

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Number Needed: 1 $-1.00
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz. - 20503

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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FOLKART STENCIL TAPE 3/4", 25 YDS, GRAY

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
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Other Supplies

  • Cardboard
  • Fishing Line
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Hot Glue
  • Optional: Printed Star and Cloud Image

instructions

  1. Trace or draw a star and cloud on your cardboard. You will need two cut out shapes for each finished star and cloud.
  2. Tape off sections of your star and paint them with your favorite Apple Barrel colors. Use stencil tape to get clean lines. Let dry.
  3. Paint your clouds with Apple Barrel White. Let dry.
  4. Cut one of the two star/cloud shapes directly down the middle. Use hot glue to adhere the halved shapes on either side of the uncut shape.
  5. Use hot glue to adhere fishing line to the tops of your shapes.

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Related FAQs

Yes, Apple Barrels paints can be mixed to create a new color value or hue. 
Yes, Apple Barrel Paints are perfect for school projects – they are the best paint on the market to paint on Styrofoam! Apple Barrel Paints are also perfect for “mom and me” projects or for the general basic crafter.
Yes, you can use Apple Barrel paint on plaster. However, because plaster is very porous and sometimes dusty, you will need to first seal the piece with a clear acrylic matte spray sealer.
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