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DIY Mother's Day Vases

Make mom a set of hand-painted vases with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk. She will love using these vases each spring to plant her favorite flowers. Give mom something she will cherish for years to come with this easy vase project.

At a Glance:

Project #15454 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Imperial, 2 oz. - 6438

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Summer Porch, 2 oz. - 6347

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Nautical, 2 oz. - 6354

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Irish, 8 oz. - 34157

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Patina, 2 oz. - 6349

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Vintage Victorian, 2 oz. - 6343

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Cottage White, 2 oz. - 6437

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Glacier, 2 oz. - 6353

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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Other Supplies

  • Old ceramic sugar bowls
  • FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Monarch, 2 oz. - 6345

instructions

  1. Basecoat sugar bowls with Vintage Victoria and Summer Porch.
  2. Begin painting the flowers in Imperial Red.  Refer to photos on how to create some of the flowers and leaves.
  3. Add Nautical, Glacier, Monarch, Patina and Vintage Victorian on the Summer Porch Vase and Summer Porch flowers on the Vintage Victorian Vase.
  4. Add details to the flowers as shown in photo using the liner brush.
  5. Add Wicker White highlights and Irish Green leaves and stems.

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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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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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