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Daisies Galore Photo Frame

What could be more fun than to create and enjoy a “daisy-filled” photo frame? Using the Plaid Daisy stencil as a guide to paint daisies is only the beginning. Adding decorative dots and lines to shade and embellish just adds to the fun of this project!

At a Glance:

#4419 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
  • FolkArt Stencils Logo
supplies

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Frame, Large

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.49
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Citrus Green, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Brilliant Pink, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Vivid Orange, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Medium Yellow, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Calypso Sky, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Mediums - Crackle Medium, 4 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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instructions

Other Supplies

Daisy stencil, ¾” Flat brush, No. 1 Liner brush, Stencil brush or dauber

Instructions

Preparation Instructions

  1. Basecoat wood frame sections using as shown in photo; using Magenta, Citrus Green, Medium Yellow, Vivid Orange and Wicker White and a ¾” flat brush. Allow to dry. Sand smooth using fine grit sandpaper and reapply base colors. Allow to dry.
  2. Apply a liberal coat of FolkArt Crackle Medium to the Wicker White section and allow to dry.
     
  3. Apply Calypso Sky in quick even “slip slap” strokes over the dried crackle medium. Do not over stroke as crackling will appear almost immediately. 

Stenciling Instructions

  1. Magenta Section: Stencil Wicker White daisies randomly. When dry, add a Medium Yellow dot in the center surrounded by Citrus Green tiny dots.
     
  2. Add Citrus Green line work on each petal stroking from the petal base towards the petal tip.
     
  3. Accent open Magenta areas with a large Wicker White polka dot.
     
  4. Citrus Green Section: Stencil daisies Medium Yellow. Allow to dry.
     
  5. Shade yellow petals with Vivid Orange.
     
  6. Paint large dot centers of Calypso Sky and highlight with smaller Wicker White dots.
     
  7. Medium Yellow Section: Stencil Vivid Orange daisy petals. All to dry.
     
  8. Paint a Citrus Green stroke over the orange petals. Add a large dot Vivid Orange center with accents of tiny Citrus Green dots.
     
  9. Vivid Orange Section: Stencil wiggle line in Calypso Sky, stencil dots with Citrus Green.
     
  10. Accent dots with Calypso Sky.Calypso Sky / Wicker White Crackle Section: Stencil Medium Yellow daisy petals and center.
     
  11. Highlight petal tips with Wicker White.
     
  12. Shade daisy centers with Vivid Orange.
     
  13. Add dots of Wicker White and Magenta around daisy center
     
  14. Large Daisy: Stencil daisy petals Wicker White and center Medium Yellow. 
  15. Shade petals with Citrus Green.
     
  16. Accent daisy center with a highlight of Wicker White and Vivid Orange dots around center


Finishing Details:

  1. To bring all the sections together, paint a Wicker White “line- dot – line pattern” around each section and the outer edge of the frame.
     
  2. If desired, seal frame with a coat or two of FolkArt waterbase varnish or a spray acrylic sealer.

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.

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