Peppermint Frame
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Peppermint Frame

Paint this sweet Peppermint Frame for a fun Christmas suprise!

Designed by Jean Kievlan, courtesy of 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, True Red & Mistletoe
  • DecoArt® Craft Twinkles®: Chirstmas Green & Crystal
  • Paintbrushes: 3/4" Wash, #8 Shader & #1 Liner
  • Sanding Sponge, Fine Grit
  • Transparent Tape
  • Soft Cloth
 

Project Instructions

Sand frame with sanding sponge to remove any rough spots. Wipe away sanding dust with a soft cloth.

Paint frame Snow White.

After frame is thoroughly dry, place a strip of transparent tape horizontally across the middle of the frame.

Place transparent tape strips vertically down lower half of frame, spacing tape stripes evenly across he frame. Note: The areas of the frame that are left uncovered will become the Red stripes.

Paint stripes True Red. Let dry thoroughly.

Remove tape. Using the liner brush, paint an arrow True Red stripe at the left edge of each Snow White stripe and across the top edge of all the stripes (refer to photo).

Add a Snow White highlight to the left side of each True Red stripe.

Shade the upper edges of the frame with Mistletoe.

Paint large (approx. 3/4") Mistletoe dots on the top of the frame. Use the brush handle to create smaller the Mistletoe dots. Let dry.

Apply Christmas Green Craft Twinkles over the Mistletoe dots.

Brush Crystal Crafty Twinkles .

Tips

Sand the frame before painting to remove any rough spots.