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Popsicle Stick Art

This bright and playful canvas adds fun to any room.

At a Glance:

#4138 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Citrus Green, 2 oz. - 2552

Number Needed: 1
$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Titanium White, 2 oz. - 480

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$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Cayman Blue, 2 oz. - 513

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$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Tangerine, 2 oz. - 627

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$1.59
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instructions

Other Supplies

Medium Sponcer Paintbrush, 8x10 Art Canvas, Foam Paintbrush, 17 Popsicle Sticks (the narrow ones), Scissors, Glue, Gathered Ribbon (wide) for Flower Center, Large Button, 1.25-yards Narrow ribbon for Canvas edge,

Instructions

  1. Begin by painting the canvas with two coats of Tangerine paint.  Allow to dry.

  2. Paint 15 Popsicle sticks with Cayman Blue paint and 2 sticks with Citrus Green.  Allow to dry.

  3. Cut one of the green sticks in half.  Position the green sticks to look like a flower stem at the base of the canvas.  Glue in place.

  4. Working with each blue stick, cut 1/3 of the stick off.  You should have one long section of stick and one shorter section. Just above the stem, position 15 of the longer sticks in a circle pattern.  Glue to secure.  Overlap the shorter sticks over the longer sticks.  Glue in place.

  5. Glue the gathered ribbon around the inside of the flower.  This will cover up the ends of the sticks.  Glue a jumbo button in the center.

  6. Dip the spounder brush into the white paint.  Tap off any excess paint and press onto the canvas creating polka-dots.  Allow to dry.

  7. Glue the narrow ribbon around the outer edge of the canvas.

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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