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Retro Pattern Pet Gifts

Create a mid century modern style leash or stocking holder and matching dog bowl with retro colors and an offset look.

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint Logo

At a Glance:

Project #16707 Skill Level: Beginner
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Yellow Ochre, 2 oz. - 2910

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Fire Coral, 2 oz. - 2740

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Parchment, 2 oz. - 2895

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Mayan Gold, 4 oz. - 5541

Number Needed: 1 $15.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Plaid ® Color By Me™ Brush Sets - Artist Brushes, 10 pc. - 4930E

Number Needed: 1 $0.00
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Pet Leash Holder - 63442

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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Other Supplies

  • Dog Bowl (project works best with non-smooth surfaces, i.s. a non-shiny plastic)
  • Black paint pens
  • Optional: Sand Paper
  • Phillips Head Screw Driver
  • Pencil

instructions

Leash Holder:

  1. Unscrew the hook and set aside. Optional - lightly sand the wooden surface.
  2. Basecoat the surface with Parchment. Allow to dry and repeat.
  3. Using a pencil, lightly sketch out your string of lights using the project image as a guide.
  4. Using Fire Coral, Yellow Ochre and Treasure Gold, create the offset look by creating the shape of the bulb just off to the side of your sketch. Refer to the project image. Allow to dry and add 2nd and 3rd coats where necessary.
  5. Using your wide paint pen, trace your cord line and your original bulb lines.
  6. Using a thinner paint pen, trace the connectors from the bulb to the cord.
Dog Bowl
  1. Base coat the outside of the bowl using a large brush. Allow to dry. Repeat multiple times changing the direction of your brush stroke with each coat.
  2. Follow directions 3-6 above.

resources

Related Resources

FolkArt Formula Guide

FolkArt Formula Guide

Crafting a new surface? Learn which FolkArt paint works best!

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FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

Most commonly asked questions about FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint.

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Related FAQs

Yes, the fabric painted mixture (1 part FolkArt Textile Medium – 2 parts FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint), can be thinned with water to create detail linework. It can also be “spritzed” onto fabric using a clean pump spray bottle.
Yes, it is UV and weather resistant and can be used both indoors on curtains, glassware and wood as well as outdoors on terra cotta and garden signs.
Yes, painted glassware can be safely washed by hand and are top shelf dishwasher safe without chipping, cracking or fading. Do not soak in water.
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