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Joy Around the Block with FolkArt Acrylics

Use surfaces in different ways with this fun and quirky project.

At a Glance:

#5035 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
  • FolkArt Stencils Logo
  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Peach Fuzz, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Deep Tomato Red, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Painting Stencils - Leaf Variety

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.99
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FolkArt ® Painting Stencils - Laser - Alphabet Lite...

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.99
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Stencil Decor ® Brushes - Stencil Brush, 5/8"

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.79
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Buttercream, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Glazed Carrots, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
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instructions

Other Supplies

8” x 10” Oval canvas, Tall oval scalloped wood plaque, Paper mache cube block ornament, 1 1/8” Acorn dowel cap, Brush basin or container for water, Paper towels, Fine grit sandpaper, Scissors, Pencil, ¾” Flat brush, Color complimentary scrapbook paper, Hot glue/gun

Instructions

  1. Basecoat large scalloped plaque Buttercream. Allow to dry. Sand smooth using fine grit sandpaper.
  2. Load ¾” flat brush with both Buttercream and Peach Fuzz, using the slip slap technique, paint a mottled background on the plaque. Be careful not to over blend as you want to see the two colors slipped and slapped over each other. Allow to dry.
  3. Position the Leaf Variety stencil where desired and stencil randomly over the plaque. I used Peach Fuzz, Glazed Carrots and Deep Tomato Red to stencil a fall colored leaf. Allow to dry.
  4. Basecoat the underneath side of the oval canvas Glazed Carrots. Allow to dry.
  5. Using the slip slap technique, paint a mottled background on the canvas sides and edge using both Peach Fuzz and Glazed Carrots. Paint the same on the wood acorn dowel cap. Allow to dry.
  6. Using a pencil and the Leaf Variety stencil, trace a few leaves onto your scrapbook paper. Cut the paper leaves out using scissors.
  7. Attach the paper leaves inside the canvas panel using Matte Mod Podge. Allow to dry.
  8. Basecoat the paper mache block ornament using the slip slap technique with Peach Fuzz and Buttercream. Allow to dry.
  9. Stencil “Joy” on all four horizontal sides of the block ornament. I stenciled an ombre effect using Peach Fuzz, Glazed Carrots and Deep Tomato Red.
  10. Attach the painted wood acorn dowel cap to the top of the canvas edge using hot glue.
  11. Hang the completed block ornament from the acorn dowel and enjoy the message of “Joy.”
Tip: Switch it up change the word to “Fall” or change the color palette to represent winter holiday colors! Have fun, express yourself!

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