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Upcycled Tea Cups

By: Sherrie Ragsdale

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint Logo

At a Glance:

Project #17450 Skill Level: Beginner
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Aqua, 2 oz. - 2921

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

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Juneberry, 2 oz. - 2386

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

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Classic Green, 2 oz. - 2917

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

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Magenta, 2 oz. - 2898

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

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Lime Green, 2 oz. - 2914

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

Other Supplies

  • Golden Taklon Variety 7 Piece Brush Set by Craft Smart®
  • Upcycled teacups and saucers

instructions

  1.  On the first teacup, paint the flowers with Juneberry using the small liner brush.  Add Classic Green stems and leaves.  Paint Aqua brush strokes at the bottom of the cup using the small liner brush. 
  2. Paint Classic Green stems with leaves around the edge of the saucer using the small liner brush.
  3. For the next teacup, paint the flowers with Magenta with small liner brush.  Add Classic Green leaves.  Add Lime Green stripes at the bottom of the cup with liner brush.
  4.  Paint a scalloped edge in Magenta on the saucer using the small liner brush.
  5. For the last teacup, paint the brush strokes Aqua and Magenta using the liner brush.  Add Magenta dots at the bottom of the cup using the end of the paintbrush.
  6. Paint brush strokes on the saucer in Aqua using the liner brush.  Add Magenta dots using the end of the paintbrush.

resources

Related Resources

FolkArt Formula Guide

FolkArt Formula Guide

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

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FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

Most commonly asked questions about FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint.

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Related FAQs

Yes, the fabric painted mixture (1 part FolkArt Textile Medium – 2 parts FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint), can be thinned with water to create detail linework. It can also be “spritzed” onto fabric using a clean pump spray bottle.
Yes, it is UV and weather resistant and can be used both indoors on curtains, glassware and wood as well as outdoors on terra cotta and garden signs.
Yes, painted glassware can be safely washed by hand and are top shelf dishwasher safe without chipping, cracking or fading. Do not soak in water.
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