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Eat Drink and Be Thankful Gold Frame

During the fall season, it is nice to take a moment or two to reflect upon the good things in our lives that we are thankful for. This frame says it all, enjoying meals with friends and family, playing in the fall leaves with loved ones and simply being at peace and thankful!

At a Glance:

Project #16082 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

WM FRAME & PLAQUE AUTUMN CELEBRATION 2PC

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Vintage White, 2 oz. - 2939

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Yellow Ochre, 2 oz. - 2910

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Pure Orange, 2 oz. - 2903

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Thicket, 2 oz. - 2918

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Burnt Umber, 2 oz. - 2909

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Licorice, 2 oz. - 2934

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Gold, 2 oz. - 3081

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Other Supplies

  • Waxed paper palette
  • Paper towels
  • Brush Basin for water
  • Medium to fine grit sandpaper
     

instructions

  1. Divide the wood frame with a horizontal mark along the bottom edge of the photo opening of the wood frame.  Paint the bottom portion Licorice and allow to dry.  If needed sand smooth and reapply a second coat.
  2. The upper portion of the wood frame is painted Yellow Ochre and allow to dry.  Sand smooth and then paint with two applications of Treasure Gold – Gold.  The Yellow Ochre base will help to seal the wood and prepare the surface for the brilliant metallic gold.
  3. Paint the two maple leaves and two small oak leaves with a combination of Yellow Ochre, Pure Orange, and Thicket.  Allow to dry.  Outline the leaf shapes with thinned Licorice using a liner brush.  Add Treasure Gold veins to the leaves.
  4. The acorns are painted Burnt Umber and highlighted with Vintage White.
  5. “Eat” and “Drink” are painted Licorice.
  6. “And Be Thankful” are painted Treasure Gold – Gold.

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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