July 2, 2012
Last week our 2nd Pinterest contest came to its conclusion. Thank you to all that entered. We received lots of entries, and enjoyed looking at everyone’s Mod Podge board. Our three runner ups will win the following,
- 1 bottle of Brushstroke Mod Podge
- 1 bottle of Antique Mod Podge
- 1 bottle of Silver Dimensional Magic
The runner ups are:
Melanie Whitlock J., Tiara D., and Dena Hinkley P.
We selected one grand prize winner to receive the following,
- 1 package of Finger Caps
- 1 Pack of Podgeable Papers
- 2 Packs of Rub on Transfers
- Jewel & Reposition Glue (1 of each)
- 2 packages of Podgeable Shapes
- 8 Mod Podge Formulas (8 oz. bottles)
The grand prize winner is:
Thanks to everyone that entered. We definitely plan to have another Pinterest contest soon, so be sure to check back on Paint Me Plaid for an announcement. All winners have been contacted.
July 2, 2012
Customized glass plates for the 4th of July or any patriotic occasion are a snap to make with FolkArt enamels glass paint. Make some festive 4th of July decorations by revamping your plates this holiday. These plates can be hung up on your wall or placed on a stand as a table decoration. This project is great for all crafters. This is an easy project that will take up to an hour to make. Cathie and Steve designed this Patriotic Glass Plate. See below for all the supplies you will need and the instructions to create this plate. Are you creating any special decorations for the 4th of July? To see more great crafts from Cathie and Steve check out their Facebook Fan page.
- FolkArt ® Enamels™ – Wicker White, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Enamels™ – Cobalt, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Enamels™ – Calypso Sky, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Enamels™ – Lipstick Red, 2 oz.
Wide flat paintbrush
1. Wipe the bottom of the plate clean with rubbing alcohol.
2. Working on the bottom of the plate, paint the words, “Happy 4th of July” with wicker white paint. Allow to dry.
3. Dip the end of the spouncer into lipstick red paint, tap off the excess paint and press onto the bottom of the plate in a random pattern. Continue painting dots using the calypso sky and wicker white paint. Allow to dry.
4. Paint the entire base of the plate with cobalt paint. Paint two coats for full coverage with dry time in between.
5. Follow the instructions on the bottle for heat setting the paint.