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Modern Neutrals Christmas Village

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

This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo
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 Tan, 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 $8.99
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FOLKART GLOSSY PAINT SET, 8 PC, 2 OZ.

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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SHADOWBOX HOUSES, 2 PC.

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

Number Needed: 1 $4.49
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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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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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