DecoArt® Americana® Spring Bunny Photo Frame
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DecoArt® Americana® Spring Bunny Photo Frame

Welcome Spring everyday when you paint this colorful photo frame. It’s the perfect way to showcase and Easter photo of our family or a precious little one.

Designed by Jean Kievlan for DecoArt® Americana®.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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 Americana Acrylic Paint, small

Americana Acrylic Paint

 

Material List

  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint:
  • Snow White
  • Royal Fuchsia
  • Hauser Light Green
  • Bright Yellow
  • Tangelo Orange
  • Raw Sienna
  • Terra Cotta
  • Light Cinnamon
  • Petal Pink
  • Baby Blue
  • True Blue
  • Ebony Black
  • Pistachio Mint
  • Avocado
  • DecoArt® Multi-Purpose Sealer™
  • DecoArt® Americana® Matte Spray Sealer™
  • Unfinished Wood Square Frame
  • Paintbrushes: 1/2" Flat, #8 and #4 Shader, #1 Round
  • Fine Point Marker – Black
  • Gray Graphite Transfer Paper
  • Fine Grit Sanding Disk
 

Project Instructions

Sand frame, then seal with Multi-Purpose Sealer®. Let dry, then sand again; wipe away sanding dust.

Paint frame Baby Blue. Let dry, then transfer pattern to frame using graphite paper.

Paint sun Bright Yellow. Shade circular edge of sun, and sun’s rays with Tangelo Orange. Add Baby Pink cheeks to the sun. When dry, highlight each cheek with a dot of Snow White.

Draw mouth on sun with a fine tip Black marker. Dot eyes with Ebony Black.

Paint bunny Snow White. Shade edges of bunny with Raw Sienna lightened with Snow White. Paint nose, cheek and shade inside of bunny’s ear with Petal Pink.

Highlight cheek with a Snow White dot. Dot eyes Ebony Black. Draw mouth and whiskers with a fine tip Black marker.

Paint tree trunk Raw Sienna. Shade trunk with Light Cinnamon.

Paint leaf area of tree with Pistachio Mint. Shade edge of foliage with Hauser Light Green.

Dot Petal Pink circles on foliage. While still wet, tip the #1 round brush with Snow White, then “stir” a highlight in each dot.

Paint pots Terra Cotta. Shade with Light Cinnamon. Lighten the Dark Cinnamon with Snow White, then paint interior of tipped pot.

Paint a Light Cinnamon twig nest at edge of pot, then paint a Snow White egg in the nest.

Paint bird True Blue lightened with Snow White. Paint bird’s beak Tangelo Orange. Dot eyes with the fine tip Black marker.

Paint flower stem and leaves Hauser Light Green. Shade flower leaves with Terra Cotta. Highlight leaves with Pistachio Mint.

Paint flower Petal Pink, then paint interior of flower Royal Fuchsia. Paint center of flower Tangelo Orange.

Paint ground area Hauser Light Green. Shade and stipple ground area with Avocado.

Paint the edge of the frame Hauser Light Green.

If desired, seal frame with DecoArt Americana Matte Spray Sealer.

Tips

Use a #4 flat brush to shade the bunny, sun, pots, tree and grass.

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