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Traditional Wood Ornaments & Garland

Turn unfinished flat wood ornaments into a unique piece of your holiday decor! Use FolkArt Home Decor Chalk to bring each ornament to life with the traditional colors of the holidays.

At a Glance:

Project #16308 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - White Adirondack, 2 oz. - 5936

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Cascade, 2 oz. - 6440

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Imperial, 2 oz. - 6438

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Antique Green, 2 oz. - 36210

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Tuscan Red, 2 oz. - 6344

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Grotto, 2 oz. - 6439

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Number Needed: $-1.00
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Other Supplies

  • Large Flat Laser Cut Ornament
  • Flat Round Ornament
  • Flat Snowflake Ornament
  • Pencil
  • Wood and/or craft paper ball beads
  • Gold Glitter
  • Twine
  • Wooden Beads
  • String or Wire
  • Ribbon

instructions

Large Flat Globe Ornament:

  1. Base coat ornament in Adirondack White.
  2. Paint each section with a different color: Cascade, Imperial, Adirondack White, and Antique Green.
Plaid Ornament:
  1. Base coat a flat round ornament in Imperial.
  2. Using a small flat brush, paint a grid using Tuscan Red.
  3. Using a small round brush, paint white and green lines forming a tighter grid in the lower right corner using Adirondack White and Antique Green.
Snowflake Ornament:
  1. Base coat a flat snowflake ornament in Grotto.
  2. Using a pencil, lay out your design on the ornament. Use the photo as a guide or create your own design.
  3. Fill in using Cascade, Imperial, Adirondack White, and Antique Green.
  4. Outline shapes in the darkest color.

Wood Bead Wreath Ornament:
  1. Paint the wooden beads solidly with Folk Art - Home Decor Chalk Paint; Antique Green, Imperial, and Cascade.
  2. String with wire or twine and shape into a wreath.
  3. Add a ribbon or bow for interest.

Wood Bead Garland:
  1. Gather different sized wood and/or craft paper ball beads.
  2. Paint the beads solidly with Folk Art - Home Decor Chalk Paint; Antique Green, Grotto, Imperial, Tuscan Red, Cascade and White Adorondak.
  3. Cover half of each bead with Mod Podge and gold glitter.
  4. String beads randomly on a long piece of twine.

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Related FAQs

Yes, FolkArt Home Decor Chalk mixes easily to create any color you desire. Begin by mixing a small amount of the darker color into the lighter color first. Continue adding the darker color a little at a time until the desired color or value is achieved.

No, FolkArt Home Decor Texture Chalk is for indoor use only.

Yes, it is highly recommended that you seal your project to ensure maximum protection.
Use Wax to achieve a soft, smooth finish with your choice of Clear, Antique or White. Wax should be applied every 6-12 months or as needed for high traffic surfaces. It is for indoor use only. An alternative to Wax is Matte Varnish. Use this on heavily used furniture. It can be used for indoor or outdoor projects.
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