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Floral Botanical Home Accents with Martha Stewart Decoupage

Add tasteful floral accents to headboards, lamp, nesting boxes and bedside tables with Martha Stewart Decoupage.

At a Glance:

#5042 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Decoupage Logo
  • Multi-Surface Paint Logo
supplies

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Wedding Cake

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.39
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Wet Cement

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.39
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Spray Paint Kit-Satin Finish

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $30.79
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Decoupage Multi-Surface Finish - Durable Gloss, 8oz

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $10.09
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Decoupage Multi-Surface Finish - Durable Matte, 8oz

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $10.09
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Decoupage Paper Cut-outs - Botanical Florals

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $10.09
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Decoupage Rolled Papers - Eyelet

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $10.09
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Decoupage Brayer

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $14.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Decoupage Brush Set

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $14.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

Scissors or Craft knife, Paper towels, Fine grit sandpaper, Rubbing alcohol, Assorted round boxes – chipwood or paper mache, Ceramic lamp base and shade, White headboard

Instructions

  1. Prepare wood surfaces by basecoating Wedding Cake, Satin. Allow to dry sand smooth using fine grit sandpaper and reapply.
  2. Prepare spray paint kit with Wet Cement and Satin Medium and spray paint lampshade. Allow to dry and reapply until even coverage is achieved.
  3. Prepare ceramic lamp base by washing in warm soapy water, rinse well. Moisten paper towel with rubbing alcohol and wipe surface to remove any remaining dirt, grease or soap residue.
  4. Prepare paper cut-outs by removing them from carrier sheet. If desired, cut excess background away using scissors or a craft knife.
  5. Using a soft bristle decoupage bush, apply one even, smooth coat of Decoupage Finish to the surface. (I used Matte on the wood surfaces and Gloss on the ceramic lamp base.)
  6. Apply a second smooth, even application of decoupage finish to the backside of the paper cut-out.
  7. Apply the decoupage paper to the surface positioning finish to finish. Press paper cut-out onto the surface, smoothing from the center towards the edges of the cut-out. This will remove trapped air pockets and excess decoupage finish. Wipe away excess finish with damp paper towel.
  8. Continue adding paper cut-out to the surface until the entire decoupage design is achieved.
  9. Once in place and smooth, allow to dry 2 hours.
  10. When completely dry, brush a smooth application of decoupage finish over the entire surface being sure to seal all edges of the paper. Allow to dry 2 hours.
  11. Brush a second coat of decoupage finish over the entire surface and allow to dry 2 hours. NOTE: If decoupage item will serve a purpose other than decorative only, a third top application of decoupage finish may be required.
  12. Project surface should be cured prior to using. Air dry project for 21 days to cure.

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.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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