FolkArt ® Painted Finishes - Brush Set, 3 pc. #5080, 8” x 8” Stretched canvas, 12” x 12” Shadow box frame, 6” x 6” Brown felt square, Brush basin or container for water, Foam plates, Paper towels, Freezer paper, Pencil, Ruler, Iron, White craft glue, Craft knife or sharp scissors, ¾" Flat brush
- Apply a light coat of Mod Podge Matte to felt square. Let dry completely.
- Using a pencil, trace the shapes of the Single Rose Stencil onto the matte side of a section of freezer paper.
- Center the Single Rose stencil on the 8" x 8" stretched canvas and repeat by lightly tracing the stencil sections.
- Position freezer paper shiny side down onto the non-Mod Podged side of the felt square. Iron freezer paper to felt square, then cut each stencil section out using either sharp scissors or a craft knife. Remove freezer paper.
- Pour a small amount of Light Moss onto a foam plate and paint each cutout section with Light Moss using a Shortie Brush on the non-Mod Podged side of the felt. Allow to dry.
- Using white craft glue, attach each painted moss section onto the canvas following the previously penciled outline.
- Add Dark Moss to the foam plate, load a Shortie brush then apply the Dark Moss paint to each cutout rose section creating the illusion of real moss.
- Paint Dark Moss on the outer frame as well as interior sides of the shadow box, dabbing a generous amount creating a thick mossy effect. Let dry.
- Apply Light Moss over the Dark Moss creating highlights. Fade the color in areas. Let dry.
- To complete the project, glue canvas to the shadow box.
- When cutting the combined felt and freezer paper sections using a craft knife, it might be helpful to cut up and down against a piece of thick craft foam.
- Using Mod Podge to prep the felt square will allow you to cut evenly each stencil section without the felt shredding or fraying.