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Personalized Gift Wrapping

By: Kirsten Jones

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo

At a Glance:

Project #17278 Skill Level: Beginner
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Let’s Paint Live Kit - 99445

Number Needed: 1 $49.99
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Aqua, 2 oz. - 481

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Classic Green, 2 oz. - 2554

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Coffee Bean, 2 oz. - 940

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Coffee Latte, 2 oz. - 2559

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Thicket, 2 oz. - 924

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Cardinal Red, 2 oz. - 414

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Dutch Aqua, 2 oz. - 4664

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Other Supplies

Natural Brown and white Gift Wrap/ Craft Paper * not shiny or sealed
Fine Black Marker or Sharpie
Blow dryer
Water basin
Paper towels and paper plate

 

instructions

 Holly Berry Design

  1. Cut brown paper to desired size. 
  2. In small glass bowls,  mix 2 parts water with 1 part FolkArt Acrylic Paint , for all the colors you will need to paint the Holly Design.   Thicket, Aqua, Red, Dutch Aqua, White, Classic Green.
  3. With WATER ONLY, and large brush, paint 2-3 holly berry designs as shown. 
  4. * Tip- do not create a perfect pattern, a very loose, abstract application of water is best.
  5. Using smaller brush, float the colors shown in photo onto each “wet” painted basecoat.
  6. Repeat above steps to complete pattern.
  7. Let paper dry completely and then using a Sharpie Marker, doodle or outline the designs as shown.
 Pinecone Design
  1. Cut white pater to desired size.
  2. In small glass bowls,  mix 2 parts water with 1 part FolkArt Acrylic Paint , for all the colors you will need to paint the Pinecone Design.   Thicket,  Classic Green, Coffee Bean, Coffee Latte, Licorice
  3. With WATER ONLY, and medium brush, paint 2-3 pinecone designs as shown. 
  4. * Tip- do not create a perfect pattern, a very loose, abstract application of water is best.
  5. Using smaller brush, float the colors shown in photo onto each “wet” painted basecoat.
  6. Repeat above steps to complete pattern.
  7. Let paper dry completely and then using a Sharpie Marker, doodle or outline the designs as shown.
  8. Splatter with Licorice. Let dry.

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Cool colors are all the colors on the Green and Blue side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Green, Green, Blue/Green, Blue, Blue/Purple, Purple are all cool colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
Transparent colors are thinned with medium or water to create a wash or a glaze of color that you can see through to the underlying surface.
Warm colors are all the colors on the yellow and red side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Orange, Orange, Red Orange, Red, Red/Purple, Purple are all warm colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
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