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Square wood picture frame

Paint a Square Wood Picture Frame for a sweet and personal gift to your loved ones for any occasion. This project is an easy, fun, and thoughtful gift idea.

At a Glance:

#2571 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • One Stroke Logo
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supplies

FolkArt ® One Stroke™ Brushes - Brush Sets - Basic - 1171

Number Needed: 1 $13.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Italian Sage, 2 oz. - 467

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Sterling Blue, 2 oz. - 441

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Finishes - Clearcote™ Aerosol Acrylic Sealer - Matte, 12 oz. - 789

Number Needed: 1 $9.99 $5.00
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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instructions

Other Supplies

  • FolkArt ® Stains - Maple, 2 oz #2803
  • FolkArt ® Stains - Mahogany, 2 oz. #2806
  • 12” square unfinished wood frame with 4” square opening – sanded smooth
  • Paper towels or shop rags

Instructions

  1. Tape off a vertical border on both sides of the frame. Apply a wash of Sterling Blue with ¾” flat brush on the left side. Wipe off excess paint, remove tape, let dry.
  2. Apply Mahogany Stain to the right side of the frame with ¾” flat brush. Wipe off excess stain, remove tape, let dry.
  3. Apply tape on the blue and mahogany stripe to protect while staining the top and bottom areas. Apply a wash of Italian Sage to the center top section and Maple Stain to the bottom section. Wipe excess off with shop rag after applying each color.
  4. Load #12 flat brush with licorice and and slide on chisel edge to create long double-stripes on either side of the blue and mahogany sections. Refer to photo.
  5. Continue to slide on chisel edge of brush and paint curving vines, stems and “fan” flowers as shown.
  6. Load #8 flat brush with Licorice and paint “basic” leaves on the stems as desired.
  7. For added durability and to deepen the beauty of the stained project, spray lightly with several coats of Matte Acrylic Sealer, letting dry between coats. Note: be sure to do this outside.

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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