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Holly Berry Tumbler

Dress up a basic tumbler with beautiful holly berries to make the perfect handmade holiday gift! Protect and add shine with Mod Podge Resin.

At a Glance:

Project #16305 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Logo
  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Mod Podge ® Resin - 16 oz. - 25264

Number Needed: 1 $29.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Antique Green, 2 oz. - 36210

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Imperial, 2 oz. - 6438

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Rich Black, 2 oz. - 6443

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - White Adirondack, 2 oz. - 5936

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

  • Tumbler
  • Holly Berry Leaf Print Out
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Dot Painting Tool
  • Spinner
  • Respirator
  • Cups
  • Craft Sticks
  • Silicone mat to protect the surface
  • Small torch

instructions

  1. Cut out a holly berry leaf to use as a template. 
  2. Tape off the inside of the tumbler around the rim.
  3. Using a flat brush, paint your entire tumbler with Adirondak White.
  4. Using your template, trace the leaf three times per bunch onto the tumbler using a pencil. Repeat around the entire tumbler.
  5. Fill in the leaves with Antique Green with smaller brush.
  6. Using a dot painting tool or small brush create clumps of  3 berries, in the middle of your three leaves in Imperial.
  7. Mix lighter and darker shades of Imperial to add shadows and highlights to the berries with a small brush.
  8. Once dry, place tumbler on to the spinner and mix Resin according the package instructions.
  9. While tumbler is spinning pour the resin onto the tumbler and smooth with the craft stick.
  10. Get all the air bubbles out with the torch. Allow tumbler to spin for 24 hours. 
  11. Once dry remove from spinner and the remove the tape from inside rim.
For more information on Mod Podge Resin, check out our video on how to start with resin.  https://youtu.be/m21RbxN-69A

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Decorated candles using Mod Podge ® or Royal Coat ® Decoupage Finish are meant for decorative purposes and not for illumination. Many of the decorations would catch fire and be hazardous if the candle were burned. However, if you are using a wide pillar candle and the decorations do not go to the top of the candle, it can be burned down slightly to create a well, then a votive candle inserted into the well. A new votive candle can be inserted when the old one is finished. Use extreme caution and good judgment when burning candles that have been decorated.
First check to see if the napkin is 2 ply. If so, separate and lay aside. Brush Mod Podge directly on the your surface. Carefully place the printed napkin on the surface and lightly blot down with a dampened sponge. Start blotting in the center and work to the edge. Once it is in place, let dry. After about 30 minutes lightly apply a top coat of Mod Podge.
  1. Apply a coat of Mod Podge® to the inside of the form and allow to dry slightly. Place the Napkin design where desired and gently rub it flat with your thumb.
  2. Cover the image with a second very thin coat of Mod Podge®, beginning in the center and brushing out. Allow to dry thoroughly.
  3. Add special sponging or spouncing effects, as desired, around the design and let dry.
  4. Paint the whole inside with a light color of FolkArt® Acrylic Colors. If you want to use a darker color inside, first paint around the Napkin design with a light color, let dry and then add the darker color.

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