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Joy and Noel Ornaments with FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint

These ornaments will add a touch of cheer to your holidays!

At a Glance:

#5230 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Wicker White, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Cardinal Red, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Classic Green, 2 oz.

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instructions

Other Supplies

Glass blown ball ornaments, Brush basin or contain for water, Foam plate for palette, Paper towels, No. 4, 12 Flat brushes, No. 1 Liner brush, Rubbing Alcohol

Instructions

  1. Begin by wiping the exterior of your glass ornament with a paper towel moistened with rubbing alcohol. This will clean the glass of any impurities such as grease, dirt or hand lotion.
  2. Load your large flat brush with Cardinal Red and paint a wide stripe around the belly of the glass ornament. Allow the paint to dry and repeat a couple more applications until you have /tmp/tmpC0iYJN opaque coverage. Be sure to allow each application to thoroughly dry before adding the next.
  3. Load the No. 4 flat brush with Classic Green and paint a narrow band just above and below the wide Cardinal Red band. I positioned this band slightly above yet allowed some glass space between. Again repeat until you have opaque coverage.
  4. Still working with the No. 4 flat brush, paint Wicker White “Joy” and “Noel” across the center of the red band. Highlight each letter with a thin stripe using your liner brush. If desired, add a couple strokes and a dot of Wicker White on each side of the word as a painted embellishment.
  5. Using the handle end of the liner brush, paint Wicker White dots around the top and bottom border of the red band.
  6. Load your liner brush with thinned Wicker White and paint a few brush strokes around the green bands. Allow to dry.
  7. If desired, add a ribbon bow at the top when dry and hang on your tree to enjoy! 
Tip: I did not add a ribbon bow at the ornament top; however, I usually do on most hand created ornaments. To me, it just adds a finishing touch! Use a special holiday plaid ribbon of red and green or perhaps a sheer organza ribbon to dress up your ornament.

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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.

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