Halloween Treat Tray
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Halloween Treat Tray

Wish you guests a Happy Halloween by using this fun Treat Tray at your next party!

Design courtesy of DecoArt®.

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • DecoArt® Craft Twinkles™ Writer: Black
  • DecoArt® Craft Twinkles™: Crystal
  • Americana® Acrylic Paints:
  • Snow (Titanium) White
  • Cadmium Yellow
  • Lavender
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Lamp (Ebony) Black
  • Hauser Medium Green
  • Deep Midnight Blue
  • Bittersweet Chocolate
  • Jack-o'-Lantern Orange
  • Sour Apple
  • Autumn Red
  • DecoArt® Sealers
  • Americana® Gloss Spray Sealer
  • Water Container
  • Paper Towels
  • Brushes:
  • #10/0 Liner Brush
  • #4 Round Brush
  • #2 & #4 Flat Brush
  • Transfer Graphite Paper
  • Stylus
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Unfinished Wood Tray
  • Sandpaper
 

Project Instructions

Note: Allow to dry between steps.

Lightly sand wood tray to smooth.  wipe down to remove dust before painting.

Mark off 1" border around outside edge of tray center to form frame.

Basecoat outside of tray Jack-O'-Lantern Orange, 1" border Snow White and center of tray, Light Avocado.

Divide White border into two ½" frames and section off  ½" squares all around inside of marked-off lines.

Section off outside and inside of tray sides with 1" lines.

Paint every other square and every other 1" section on tray sides Lamp Black

Transfer pattern to tray center.

Referring to photo for placement, basecoat each letter first with Jack-O'-Lantern Orange, Sour Apple, Cadmium Orange, and Saffron Yellow.

Referring to photo, make strips of contrasting colors in each letter using Lavender, Cadmium Orange, Saffron Yellow, and Lamp Black. Outline each letter with Lamp Black.

Paint ghost Snow White. Make eyes and mouth with stylus and Lamp Black. Outline one side of ghost with thinned Lamp Black using liner brush.

Paint star Saffron Yellow; highlight center with Snow White. While paint is still wet, outline with thinned Lamp Black and liner brush.

Paint spider body Lavender. Outline and paint legs with Lamp Black. Paint eyes Snow White and dip dot Lamp Black in centers.

Paint spider web Lamp Black, moon Slate Grey and bat, Lamp Black. Add lines of Snow White on bat wings, and dip dot eyes in Snow White.

Paint hat Lamp Black and hat band, Lavender, with Saffron Yellow buckle. Add White highlights on hat top and brim.

Spray tray with several coats of Americana Gloss Spray Sealer.

Accent web, hat, and bat with Black Craft Twinkles Writer.

Paint moon with Crystal Craft Twinkles.

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