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Modern Neutrals Christmas Village

By: Kirsten Jones

Take your snow village to the next level by creating your own! Use rich, textured colors from the FolkArt Terra Cotta line to give your mantel an elegant touch. Add fun patterns and shapes to each house and tree to color coordinate with your holiday decor!

At a Glance:

Project #16276 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint Set - Essential, 5 pcs. - 44506

Number Needed: 1 $19.99
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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Clay Pot, 2 oz. - 7019

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Terrazzo Sand, 2 oz. - 7014

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Mesa Pink, 2 oz. - 7015

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Snowbank, 2 oz. - 7011

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Pueblo, 2 oz. - 7018

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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FolkArt ® Glossy Acrylic Paint Set 8 pc - 44509

Number Needed: 1 $24.99
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FolkArt Glossy Acrylic Paint - Brilliant White, 2 oz. - 11815

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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FolkArt Glossy Acrylic Paint - Onyx, 2 oz. - 11834

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Shadowbox Houses, 2 pc. - 29507E

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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Mod Podge ® Gloss, 4 oz. - CS11205

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Other Supplies

  • Paper Mache Houses - Set of 3
  • Transfer Paper
  • Pencil
  • Small paper Mache cone trees
  • Scissors
  • Scrapbook paper in coordinating colors

instructions

Paper Mache Houses:

  1. Basecoat all houses in FolkArt Terra Cotta colors shown in photo. Let dry between coats.
  2. Using large flat brush apply FolkArt Terra Cotta in Snowbank to roof of house in a thicker application to resemble snow. Let dry.
  3. Using transfer paper and pencil add patterns to each house as shown. Paint seasonal details with small brush and Snowbank. Let dry.

House Boxes and Cone Trees:
  1. Basecoat all houses as shown in photos; Glossy Brilliant White interiors and FolkArt Terra Cotta exteriors in shades shown. Let dry.
  2. Basecoat cone trees in Glossy Brilliant White and Onyx.
  3. Cut out basic tree shape from pattern paper and apply to house with Mod Podge. Let dry.
  4. Using small brush add brushstroke patterns and details to trees as shown in Glossy black in white contrasting colors. Let dry.

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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.

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