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Vintage Christmas Card Wreath

Make a keepsake for all the Christmas cards you cherish or use vintage cards too! With Mod Podge and FolkArt Acrylic Paints, the options for an outdoor wreath are limitless!

At a Glance:

Project #16696 Skill Level: Advanced

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Apple Red, 2 oz. - 2901

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

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Skyline, 2 oz. - 2979

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

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Parchment, 2 oz. - 2895

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

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Pure Black, 2 oz. - 2957

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

Mod Podge ® Outdoor, 8 oz. - CS11220

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Unfinished Layered Shapes - Tag - 63490

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

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Assorted Vintage Christmas Cards- Color Copies 
  • Aleenes Tacky Glue 
  • Large Wood Bow  
  • Large Wood Circle 
  • 2- 2 x 2 wood blocks 
  • Jute cord 
  • Scissors 
  • Assorted Christmas greenery

instructions

  1. Basecoat large circle- front , back and edges with FolkArt Parchment.  Let dry.
  2. Basecoat wood bow with Apple Red and let dry.
  3. Mixing a small amount of Black with Apple Red to create darker shades of red.  Paint bow as shown in photo.  Let dry.
  4. Paint wood tag as shown.  Let dry and personalize with favorite holiday word.
  5. Following basic instructions on Mod Podge.  Apply vintage Christmas cards as shown, completely covering the large circle.  Let dry.
  6. Glue 2 small wood blocks to back of bow and then to circle as shown.  Let dry.
  7. Arrange Christmas greenery as shown, behind wood bow. 
  8. Add jute to wood tag and Glue tag to circle as shown.

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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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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