Vintage Ornament Trio by Dazzling Metallics®

These vintage inspired ornaments are super stylish and super easy to make with Dazzling Metallics® paint.

 

Crafted for Michaels by the DecoArt Design Team.

 
 

Craft Time: 60+ minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: septmember2012, dazzling metallics, ornaments, christmas

Materials

  • Dazzling Metallics® – Crystal Green, Champagne Gold, Festive Green, Festive Red and Splendid Gold
  • Plaster Dimensional Ornaments
  • Paintbrushes – 1.9 cm (¾") Flat
  • Water Container
  • Palette (or Plastic Plate)
  • Paper Towels
  • Soft Cloth (Optional)
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Instructions

Red Ornament

Step 1
Paint ornament body Festive Red, including down in crevices.

Step 2
Dry-brush over Festive Red with Crystal Green.

Step 3
Apply Festive Red over Crystal Green. Wipe back with soft cloth.

Step 4
Paint ornament cap Crystal Green.

Green Ornament

Step 1
Paint ornament body Crystal Green, including down in crevices.

Step 2
Dry-brush over Crystal Green with Champagne Gold.

Step 3
Paint ornament cap Champagne Gold.

Gold Ornament

Step 1
Paint ornament body Festive Red, including down in crevices.

Step 2
Dry-brush over Festive Red with Splendid Gold.

Step 3
Paint ornament cap Splendid Gold.

Tips

Metallic colours layered over one another can create unique looks. Polishing painted plaster ornaments with a soft cloth can bring out the sheen even more.