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Watermelon Frames

At a Glance:

#4821 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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supplies

Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Spice Brown, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.49
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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Jubilee Green, 2 oz.

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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Lime Green, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.49
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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.49
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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Opaque Red, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.49
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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Opaque Yellow, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.49
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Delta Ceramcoat ® Varnishes - Exterior/Interior Satin, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.49
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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Delta Sobo ® Glue - 2 oz.

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instructions

Other Supplies

Wood Pieces 1/8" thick: (4) 2-1/2" teardrops, (1) 1" teardrop, (2) 1-3/4" hearts, (2) 1-1/4" heart, (2) 1-1/2" ovals, Black permanent felt pen, #8 Flat brush, #1 liner brush, 3/4" flat brush, Sandpaper, 18 gauge green or gold craft wire, Scissors, Electric drill with small bit

Instructions

  1. Sand all wood pieces. Apply All-Purpose Sealer and when the wood is completely dry, sand again as needed.
  2. Paint the following pieces:
    Jubilee Green: 2 large hearts, 2 large teardrops and smaller one
    Lime Green: smaller heart, 2 large teardrops
    Spice Brown: oval shape
  3. Apple Frame: Paint the frame Opaque Red.
  4. Paint a White highlight on the apple frame.
  5. Glue brown stem into place on the apple frame.
  6. Carefully drill a small hole at the base of all hearts. Drill three small holes next to stem.
  7. Cut a piece of wire about 10" long. Thread wire from the front through one hole and up from the back through another. Thread a wire end through the hole in the heart and curl end of wire to secure. Continue with the smaller heart threading wire through remaining hole.
  8. Watermelon Frame: The third frame has a 1" Opaque Red border around the center opening.
  9. Paint the remainder of frame with Jubilee Green. Use the #8 flat brush to paint evenly spaced Lime Green stripes on the green area of the watermelon frame. Paint a White wavy line with liner brush between the red and green areas.
  10. The seeds are painted Black with White highlights.
  11. Strawberry Frame: Paint the frame Opaque Red.
  12. Use liner brush to paint Opaque Yellow seeds on the Strawberry frame.
  13. Glue 2 large teardrops painted Jubilee Green on the center top. Layer the 2 teardrops painted Lime Green between the Jubilee Green teardrops. Add the small teardrop on top as the stem.
  14. For All Frames: Apply Satin Exterior/Interior Varnish to all wood pieces. Detail all frames with black permanent pen after varnish has completely dried. Refer to photo for placement of detail lines.

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