Acorns & Swirls Painted Frame by Craftsmart Paint™
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Acorns & Swirls Painted Frame by Craftsmart Paint™

Turn a plain wood frame into a festive fall frame with Craftsmart™ acrylic paints.
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Craft Smart® Acrylic Paint – Butter Cream
  • Craft Smart® Metallic Paint – Metallic Gold, Metallic Bronze and Brown
  • Craft Smart® Glitter Paint – Gold
  • Wood Picture Frame, 8"x8"
  • Paintbrushes – ¾" Flat and #2 Round
  • Water Container
  • Palette (or Paper Plate)
  • Paper Towels
  • Pencil
  • Trace & Transfer Paper
  • Sharpie® Pen, Ultra Fine – Black
  • Sharpie® Pen, Fine – Black

Project Instructions

Step 1 Use ¾ flat brush and Butter Cream to base-coat frame.

Step 2 Use pencil to trace and transfer design onto borders of frame.

Step 3 Use #2 round brush to paint acorns Metallic Bronze and acorn tops brown.

Step 4 Outline with same brush using Metallic Gold and add a highlight on the left side of each acorn.

Step 5 Add crosshatching lines on acorn top using Metallic Gold.

Step 6 Use #2 round brush to add Gold glitter to acorn tops and outlines.

Step 7 Use Ultra Fine Point Sharpie® pen to add swirls.

Step 8 Use Fine Point Sharpie® pen to outline contours of acorns and caps.


Allow to dry between steps.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by Amanda Formaro.