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Holiday Diorama Ornament

Transform a tuna can into a sweet woodsy diorama with Collage Clay and miniatures.

At a Glance:

#6463 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - Clear Sea Glass

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Mod Melter

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $24.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Collage Clay - Vanilla White

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $10.39
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Stencil Decor ® Brushes - Stencil Brush, 3/8"

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.69
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Grotto, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Seaside Villa, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - River Walk, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Ultra Matte Chalk Finish, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

Cleaned tuna can, Paintbrush, Holiday scrapbook paper, Hemp rope, Ultrafine AB glitter, Mini deer, Mini trees

Instructions

  • PROJECT TIP: To clean tuna cans, soak them in soapy water, scrub and then soak in a small amount of vinegar.
  1. Paint the inside of the tuna can Grotto.
  2. Detail Paint: Once dry, paint the lower inside of the can with River Walk and the top Seaside Villa. Use a stencil brush with a very small amount of paint. Paint in small taps to create the background texture.
  3. Trim the paper to fit around the outer edge of the can. Apply a thin coat of Mod Podge to the outer edge of the can and to the back of the cut paper. Position the paper around the can. Smooth with your fingers to remove any air-bubbles. Dry for 15 min. and then top-coat with Mod Podge.
  4. Use the Mod Melter to attach rope around the can. Make a hanging loop from the rope and attach.
  5. Using the star tip, apply Collage Clay to the inside if the can so that it looks like a snow drift. Sprinkle AB glitter over the Collage Clay and tap off the excess. Embed the trees and deer by pressing them into the Collage Clay. Allow to dry overnight.

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.