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Christmas Mugs

Upcycle basic white mugs with some holiday flair using FolkArt Multi-Surface! These mugs are easy to make and fun to give as a gift to all your friends who are coffee lovers.

At a Glance:

Project #16293 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Bright Green, 2 oz. - 2950

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Sky Mist, 2 oz. - 2952

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Cool Bisque, 2 oz. - 2944

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Metallic Acrylic Paints - Charcoal Black, 2 oz. - 2968

Number Needed: 1 $2.49
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Lipstick Red, 2 oz. - 7270

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Titanium White, 2 oz. - 2938

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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F/A MULTI-SURFACE FRESH CUT GRASS 2 OZ.

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Berry Wine, 2 oz. - 2941

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Other Supplies

  • Pencil
  • Scrap paper
  • Mug

instructions

Snowman scene mug:

  1. Sketch out a snowman/winter woodland scene on a piece of paper.
  2. Basecoat your mug in white.
  3. Using a pencil, layout the general shapes onto your mug.
  4. Paint your scene using a variety of brushes as needed.
Poinsettia mug:
  1. Print out a reference picture of a Poinsettia.
  2. Basecoat your mug in white.
  3. Lightly sketch out your design, onto the mug, using a pencil.
  4. When planning your painting steps, start from the centre and work your way out.
  5. Paint the center of the flower using your Cool Bisque color.
  6. Create black dots in a circle pattern around the center using a dotting tool and black paint.
  7. Lightly stipple oatmeal over your black dots to create texture.
  8. Create your first layer of petals using your lighter red.
  9. Create your second layer of petals using the darker red.
  10. Paint the large leaves as your third layer using Green.
  11. Add highlights, shadow and veins where appropriate using grey and white.

 

Related FAQs

Can I thin the FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint fabric painting mixture with water to achieve different painted effects?
Can I use my FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint on my outdoor projects?
Can I wash glassware that has been painted with FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint and is cured?
Do I have to use a medium when fabric painting using FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint?
Do I need to heat set my fabric project when using FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint?
resources

Related Resources

FolkArt Formula Guide

FolkArt Formula Guide

Crafting a new surface? Learn which FolkArt paint works best!

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FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

Most commonly asked questions about FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint.

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Related FAQs

Yes, the fabric painted mixture (1 part FolkArt Textile Medium – 2 parts FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint), can be thinned with water to create detail linework. It can also be “spritzed” onto fabric using a clean pump spray bottle.
Yes, it is UV and weather resistant and can be used both indoors on curtains, glassware and wood as well as outdoors on terra cotta and garden signs.
Yes, painted glassware can be safely washed by hand and are top shelf dishwasher safe without chipping, cracking or fading. Do not soak in water.

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