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Mermaid Costume Headband

Create this last minute mermaid head band and become underwater royalty!

At a Glance:

Project #16666 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Color Shift Logo
  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz. - CS11301

Number Needed: 1 $7.49
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FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Gold, 4 oz. - 5535

Number Needed: 1 $15.99
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FolkArt ® Glitterific™ Acrylic Paint - Rose Gold, 2 oz. - 5877

Number Needed: 1 $5.79
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FolkArt ® Color Shift™ Acrylic Paint - Aqua Flash, 2 oz. - 5130

Number Needed: 1 $5.79
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FolkArt ® Color Shift™ Acrylic Paint - Pastel Blue, 2 oz. - 12008

Number Needed: 1 $5.79
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Other Supplies

  • An assortment of of seashells 

  • An assortment of pearls  

  • An assortment of of gems and rhinestones 

  • Styrofoam  

  • Toothpicks  

  • Hot glue  

  • Headband  

instructions

  1. Cut three medium sized semi circles out of a sheet of styrofoam.  
  2. Basecoat the headband and the styrofoam cutouts in your choice of FolkArt Color Shift paint.  
  3. Use hot glue to attach the styrofoam cutouts onto the headband.  
  4. Begin using hot glue to attach seashells all over the styrofoam cutouts. Cover as much of of the surface as possible  
  5. Pour Mod Podge Matte throughout the cracks and crevices where the seashells were not able to reach or cover. Sprinkle pearls, gems/rhinestones and smaller shells on top of the poured Mod Podge  then allow it to all dry in place. Optional: To cover any other exposed styrofoam at the top of the headband, cover it in a layer of Mod Podge Matte then add on more gems, rhinestones and pearls.  
  6. Once everything has dried, paint a coat of FolkArt Glitterific all over the shells and headband.  
  7. Base coat three toothpicks with your choice of FolkArt Treasure Gold. Once the paint has dried, go back over the paint with a layer of FolkArt Glitterific.  
  8. Stick the dried toothpicks into the top styrofoam to create the look of a halo crown. 

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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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