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Trash to Terracotta

Transform a basic glass vase into faux terracotta with this trendy technique. Add some pastel color to your space when you paint with these rich FolkArt colors.

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Logo

At a Glance:

Project #15755 Skill Level: Intermediate
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Terra Cotta, 2 oz. - 433

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Prairie Sunset, 2 oz. - 6453

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Cool Bisque, 2 oz. - 229

Number Needed: 1 $1.69 $1.01
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Silver Marlin, 2 oz. - 6465

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - French Vanilla, 2 oz. - 431

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Italian Sage, 2 oz. - 467

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Other Supplies

  • Baking Powder
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Cups
  • 1" Paintbrush
  • Glass/Ceramic vases
  • Rubbing Alcohol

instructions

  1. Clean glass or ceramic vase with rubbing alcohol.
  2. Mix 2 tablespoons Baking Powder with 1 oz. of paint and stir until fluffy.
  3. Apply paint mixture using a 1" paintbrush.
  4. Apply additional coats as necessary.

resources

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Related Resources

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FolkArt Brush Lettering Paint Frequently Asked Questions

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Related FAQs

Cool colors are all the colors on the Green and Blue side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Green, Green, Blue/Green, Blue, Blue/Purple, Purple are all cool colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
Transparent colors are thinned with medium or water to create a wash or a glaze of color that you can see through to the underlying surface.
Warm colors are all the colors on the yellow and red side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Orange, Orange, Red Orange, Red, Red/Purple, Purple are all warm colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
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