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Spring Topiary Art and Vases

Welcome spring with fresh translucent color.

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At a Glance:

#4363 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Gallery Glass Logo
supplies

Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Snow White, 2 oz. - 16002

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Clear Frost, 2 oz. - 16022

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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Gallery Glass ® Liquid Leading™ - Black, 4 oz. - 16076

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Magenta Rose, 2 oz. - 16438

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Autumn, 2 oz. - 16636

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Aqua, 2 oz. - 17049

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Rusted Pipe, 2 oz. - 2502

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Mediums - Crackle Medium, 2 oz. - 694

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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instructions

Other Supplies

  • Gallery Glass ® Surfaces - Leading Blanks
  • Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Lemonade, 2 oz.
  • Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Light Green, 2 oz.
  • Hole punch ¼”- 1/8”
  • Craft knife
  • Plastic spreader
  • Combing tool or toothpick
  • Stencil brushes 1/8”-1/4”
  • Flat brush ½”-1/4”
  • Picture frame with glass 11” x 14”
  • Square glass vases,
  • Wood candlestick 1 7/8”
  • E6000 adhesive
  • Tape

Instructions

  1.     Create multiple lead lines on one leading blank. Spread window color onto other blanks with plastic spreader and set aside to dry (at least 12 hours).
     
  2.     To crackle picture frame and candlestick, base coat both with Rusted Pipe.
     
  3.     Apply crackle medium in a slip slap pattern with flat brush. Let dry.
     
  4.     Apply Wicker White top coat in same manner and cracks will appear as paint dries.
     
  5.     Make two copies of topiary pattern. Pattern is scaled for an 11 x 14 frame but, can be enlarged or reduced for other frame sizes.
     
  6.     Place one pattern under glass and secure with tape.
     
  7.     Use other pattern under leading blanks to cut out desired pieces with craft knife to create topiary. Use hole punches to make circles.
     
  8.     Place lead lines onto glass as shown and to create topiary pot. Use a dot of liquid leading from bottle to secure where cut lead lines meet.
     
  9.     Apply window color to pot and comb with combing tool to spread.
     
  10.     Use stencil brush to apply Clear Frost around outside border and to pot.
     
  11.     Use same processes on glass vases as shown.
     
  12.     Glue candlestick to bottom of vase with E 6000.

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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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