Bohemian Stripe Cube Vase
Add a Bohemian touch to your décor with this richly colored vase.
Designed by Donna Bush, DecoArt Design Team
- DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels: Lavender, Bright Orange, Calypso Blue, Citron Green, Razzle Berry
- Cube Vase (3-inch x 4-inch x 6-inch)
- Alcohol (to clean glass)
- Paintbrushes: #12, #0 Liner
- Water Container
- Palette or Plastic Plate
- Paper Towels
- Painter’s Tape, 1-inch, 2-inch widths
- Medium Round Sponge Pouncer
Clean glassware with alcohol and allow to completely dry before painting. Let dry between steps.
Position and adhere 2-inch painter’s tape 1-inch from bottom of vase. Adhere 1-inch painter’s tape ½-inch above 2-inch tape.
Paint bottom stripe Lavender; center stripe, Bright Orange; and top stripe, Razzle Berry. Repeat for opaque coverage.
Run craft knife or razor blade around edges of tape. Carefully lift tape.
Paint 2-inch stripe Calypso Blue and 1-inch stripe Citron Green.
Use sponge pouncer and Lavender to stamp dots on Razzle Berry stripe.
Paint small Razzle Berry flowers on Citron Green stripe.
Use brush handle end and Citron Green to make dip-dot hearts on Bright Orange stripe.
Paint Bright Orange daisies on Calypso Blue stripe.
Use brush handle end and all colors to dot Lavender stripe.
Use brush handle end to dot each stripe border with its corresponding color. Use liner brush and Citron Green to paint swirls on Lavender dots and Lavender swirls on daisy centers.
Use brush handle end and Bright Orange to dot small flower centers.
Allow to cure for 21 days or bake following these instructions: Allow painted item to dry for 48 hours. Place glass item in cool oven. Heat oven to 325 degrees. Bake for 30 minutes. Turn off oven and crack open door. Allow to completely cool before removing from the oven. Hand washing recommended for best results.
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.
Allow Gloss Enamels to dry between coats to avoid lifting.