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Unexpected Color Pop Painted Basket

Add unexpected pops of color to a basket for a simple upcycle.

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint Logo

At a Glance:

Project #16826 Skill Level: Intermediate
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Bright Pink, 2 oz. - 2896

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Moon Yellow, 2 oz. - 2911

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Patina, 2 oz. - 2951

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Medium and small flat or angled brushes
  • A basket

instructions

  1. Follow the project photo as a guide or use your creative intuition to choose which sections of the basket weave you would like to add color to.
  2. Using a small or medium flat or angled brush, brush your paint on and allow it to dry.
  3. Using a smaller brush go in for a second coat, paying attention to any small gaps in the weave of the basket. Allow to fully dry before using.

resources

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Learn about FolkArt Premium Acrylic Paint

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Related Resources

FolkArt Formula Guide

FolkArt Formula Guide

Crafting a new surface? Learn which FolkArt paint works best!

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FolkArt FAQs

FolkArt FAQs

Frequently asked questions about FolkArt Paint.

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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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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.

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