Email Signup

Subscribe to the PLAID Crafts Newsletter,
and we’ll throw in $10 towards your next purchase.

Watercolor Acrylic Rose Banner

By: Suzanne Cook

Perfect for spring home decor, this rose banner will look beautiful anywhere in your house.

At a Glance:

Project #15027 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
  • Clock active
  • Clock active
  • Clock active
  • Clock active

This project features these great brands:

  • Watercolor Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Watercolor Acrylic Paint™ - Opera, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1
$0.00 $2.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Watercolor Acrylic Paint™ - Turquoise, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1
$0.00 $2.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Watercolor Acrylic Paint™ - Ultramarine, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1
$0.00 $2.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Watercolor Acrylic Paint™ Brush Sets - Watercolor Brush Set, 3 pc.

Number Needed: 1
$0.00 $8.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.
instructions

Other Supplies

  • White cotton fabric
  • White pom-pom trim
  • Wood dowel
  • Scissors
  • Paint palette
  • Poster board
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Iron
  • Hot glue
  • Water basin
  • Paper towels
  • Sewing machine (optional)

Instructions

  1. Sketch banner design on poster board. Cut out to use as a templet.
  2. Place template on white fabric and trace around lightly with pencil. Cut the fabric ½ inch from line to create hem edge.
  3. Place fabric on protective surface to paint.
  4. Using the largest paint brush, dip into water then into a puddle of Opera. Begin at the center of a flower and paint a single stroke center. Add water to the brush and paint loosely around the center leaving white space. Add more paint and water and continue adding petals around in a circle leaving white space for color to spread. Press down and up on your brush as you paint to create different widths of the petal shapes.
  5. Paint five large flowers, several small flowers and a few buds in Opera.
  6. Using the medium paint brush, dip into water then into a puddle of Turquoise. Paint leaves around flowers by pressing down, pull forward and up to create a leaf shape.
  7. Using the largest paint brush, dip into water then into a puddle of Ultramarine. Paint a wash of background color around the flowers and leaves.
  8. Let dry completely.
  9. Cover design with a pressing cloth and iron to heat set.
  10.  Fold edges along pencil to the back of the banner and iron flat.
  11.  Hot glue or stitch the edge flat.
  12.  Cut and tie a length of pom-pom trim to either side of a dowel.
  13. Cut a length of pom-pom trim to go around the banner.
  14. On the backside of the banner, hot glue the dowel along the top edge. Hot glue or stitch the pom-pom trim in place.

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.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

Painted Frames
New!
Painted Frames
Arrow Wall Decor
New!
Arrow Wall Decor
Sewing Mends The Soul Canvas
New!
Sewing Mends The Soul Canvas
Fashionista Canvas
New!
Fashionista Canvas