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Holiday Trees Photo Frame

At a Glance:

#3499 Skill Level: Advanced Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

FolkArt ® One Stroke™ Brushes - Brush Sets - Basic

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $13.49
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Apple Orchard, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Hologram, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Metallics - Christmas Green, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Metallics - Bright Red, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Metallics - Pearl White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Metallics - Pure Gold, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Metallics - Sequin Black, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Mediums - Floating Medium, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.09
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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instructions

Other Supplies

Wood picture frame, Container for water, Paper towels, Foam plate, Scissors, Pencil, Ruler, Fine grit sandpaper, White craft glue or hot glue gun

Instructions

  1. Surface Preparation: Sand any surface rough areas with fine grit sand paper. Wipe with paper towel.

Painting Instructions:

  1. Colorbook paint / basecoat paint the following areas: Surface of picture frame – Metallic Pearl White. Inside and Outside Edges – Metallic Black Sequin.
  2. On the surface, wiggle outline around the inside and outside edge of the frame with thinned Metallic Bright Red using the No. 2 Script Liner. Do not try to keep your outline straight.
  3. Using a ruler for a straight edge, draw a large triangle holiday tree on each corner, a star at the top of each tree, and a small rectangle at the center bottom for the trunk.
  4. Paint each tree Fresh Foliage, each star Pure Gold, and each trunk Metallic Black Sequin.
  5. Shade the right side of the trees by floating Metallic Christmas Green and highlight the left side of the tree by floating Apple Orchard. To float, double load the 3/4” Flat Brush with Floating Medium and color. Let dry.
  6. Apply a coat of Hologram Folk Art Extreme Glitter over each tree and to the stars to add sparkle.
  7. Highlight the tree trunk with Metallic Pearl White on the left.
  8. Add dots of Metallic Pearl White to the trees using the handle end of the brush.
  9. Outline the trees, stars, and trunks using the No. 2 Script Liner with thinned Metallic Black Sequin. Allow to dry.
  10. Frame your favorite holiday photo. Enjoy!

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.