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Distressed Thanksgiving Chargers

These distressed Thanksgiving chargers are easy to make with FolkArt Paints and Mod Podge.

At a Glance:

#6580 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints...

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Hauser Green Light, 2 oz.

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

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Mediums - Crackle Medium, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.99
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Mod Podge ® Dishwasher Safe Gloss, 8 oz.

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instructions

Other Supplies

Charger, Paintbrushes, Sanding sponge, Paper Thanksgiving motif (1 per charger)

Instructions

  1. Paint each charger Turner’s Yellow. Allow to dry.
  2. Paint a med coat of Crackle Medium on each charger. Allow to thoroughly dry before step 3.
  3. Top coat the center of the charger with Vintage White and the rim with Hauser Green. When applying the top-coat, paint in one direction and don’t paint over your first brushstrokes. As the top-coat dries you will begin to see crackling. Allow to dry for two hours.
  4. Sand the edges and rim with a sanding sponge. Wipe clean.
  5. Apply Mod Podge to the center of the charger and to the back of the Thanksgiving paper. Place the paper in the center of the charger. Press with your fingers to remove any air bubbles. Wait 15 minutes. Top-coat the entire the charger with Mod Podge Dishwasher safe. Allow to cure. See bottle for cure times.
  • PROJECT TIP: Personalize the chargers by stenciling a family name in the center.

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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