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Monster Bottle Planters

At a Glance:

Project #15450 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Lemon, 2 oz. - 21964E

Number Needed: 1 $1.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - White, 2 oz. - 21954E

Number Needed: 1 $1.39
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Acapulco, 2 oz. - 21972E

Number Needed: 1 $1.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Deep Navy, 2 oz. - 21976E

Number Needed: 1 $1.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Black, 2 oz. - 21985E

Number Needed: 1 $1.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Water Bottle
  • Scissors
  • Marker

instructions

  1. Use a marker to mark horns, eyes and hair shapes half-way down your bottles. See project photo for reference. Cut your bottle along your marker lines.
  2. Basecoat your planters with Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Paint and let dry.
  3. Paint eyes, mouths, and other details on your planters. Let dry.

resources

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Learn more about Apple Barrel Craft Paint!

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Learn about Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Paint

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Learn about Apple Barrel Gloss Acrylic Paint

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Find out more about Apple Barrel Gloss Acrylic Paint by watching this video.

Related Resources

Apple Barrel Paints FAQ

Apple Barrel Paints FAQ

Learn how to use Apple Barrel Paints!

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Related FAQs

No, FolkArt® Shinys are not the same as Apple Barrel Gloss. FolkArt® Shinys were developed to have a higher gloss finish than Apple Barrel Gloss. Also, FolkArt® Shinys are color matched to the corresponding FolkArt® Acrylic Color and have the same high pigment load and intense color.
Yes, Apple Barrels paints can be mixed to create a new color value or hue. 
Yes, you can use both FolkArt paint on plaster. However, because plaster is very porous and sometimes dusty, you will need to first seal the piece with a clear acrylic matte spray sealer.
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