Happy 4th of the July! How has your summer been going so far? Have you traveled anywhere exotic or fun? If you are planning a trip or have already gone somewhere, make sure you document your travels. We don’t mean just snapping a few photos on your iPhone, we’re talking about creating a unique canvas.
Dressers are a must have item in any home. They can be used in a living room, dinning room, or bedroom. Often dressers do no come with designs on them, they are usually one color and that’s it. Well we’re here to offer a way to jazz up you traditional looking dresser. Combine FolkArt paints and stencils to achieve this classic look. This project will require an intermediate skill level and will take more than an hour to complete. All the supplies needed are below, along with their instructions. Happy decorating.
- FolkArt ® Painting Stencils – Large – Blooming Garden
- FolkArt ® Metallics – Sahara Gold, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Metallics – Taupe, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Metallics – Sequin Black, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Metallics – Peridot, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Metallics – Champagne, 2 oz.
Welcome the holidays with a new twist on a traditional wreath theme. Julie Lewis designed this amazing holiday wreath. This project combines several different materials including wood, FolkArt paints, and yarn. Do not be intimidated by this project, although it calls for several materials it is actually easy to make, just take your time. This wreath would look absolutely lovely on your door. Let all your neighbors know you are in the holiday spirit. All the supplies you will need are below. Click here to find the complete instructions.
One of the most popular crafts to make during the fall are wreaths. Wreaths can vary in size, color, and texture. Trenice Bishop, a freelance designer, created this wreath. The colors used create a wonderful fall palette, and are sure to make any home more inviting. This project combines FolkArt metallic paints and Mod Podge. Any level crafter can make this wreath, and it will only take up to an hour to complete. All the materials and the instructions can be found below. Have you ever made a project that combines FolkArt and Mod Podge?
This week on Paint Me Plaid we are hosted a HUGE giveaway. One lucky Paint Me Plaid reader will win 10 FolkArt Metallic paint colors. This contest was very popular, and we received a lot of entries. Clearly people love metallic paint, and who wouldn’t? There are so many endless possibilities on what you can create. Also, with the holidays right around the corner, these colors would look great on Halloween, Thanksgiving, and even Christmas projects. Ok enough with the anticipation, it’s time to announce the winner.
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It’s time for another giveaway, and time to enter for the chance to win this great prize. In this giveaway we are giving away a 32 color FolkArt Glitter & Metallic paint set. Imagine all the creative possibilities you can create with this 32-color set. This set offers a wide array of beautiful iridescent colors in metals, pearls and gemstone finishes. Paint an entire project or simply add shimmering accents. This lovebird tray below is one of our newest projects created with FolkArt metallic paints. If you are the winner of this giveaway you can create this project and many others. The possibilities are endless, and with 32 colors you will definitely have many to select from.
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The contest will end on Friday July 13th, 2012 at 12pm noon EST.
Summertime is also known as wedding season for many people. June is one of the most popular months people get married. If you have been invited or are planning a summer wedding, consider this Silver and White Wedding Set as a great project to make. Sherrie Ragsdale created this elegant place setting. See blow for all the supplies and instructions needs to create this set.
- FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ – Silver, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Enamels™ – Glitter Silver, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Painting Stencils – Small – Birds
- FolkArt ® Enamels™ – Wicker White, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Enamels™ – Metallic Silver Sterling, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Metallics – Silver Sterling, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Wicker White, 2 oz.
1. Stencil the birds on the back of the plate in the Enamels Glitter Silver using dauber. Allow to dry. Add a second coat. Once the second coat has dried add a coat of Enamels Metallic Silver Sterling. Allow to dry and then add another coat. Add silver glitter dots around the outside of the plate using the end of a paint brush. Once the dots have dry. Paint the entire back with Enamels Wicker White. Allow to dry and then add another coat.
2. Either paint the charger Sterling Silver and add the Extreme glitter on top or add Silver Extreme Glitter to the top of a silver charger.
3. For the wine glass, stencil the flowers in the Enamel Wicker White. Allow to dry and then tape off about 1-1/4” from the edge of glass. Paint with the Enamel Silver Glitter using the dauber. Allow to dry and add the Wicker White dots with the end of a paint brush. Use the dauber to paint the bottom of the wine glass with the Enamel Extreme Glitter Silver.
4. For the frame, base-coat the frame with Wicker White. Allow to dry. Tape off the bottom third portion of the frame and paint with Silver Sterling. Allow to dry and then add three coats of Extreme Glitter Silver.
5. Stencil the birds in just Silver Sterling. Stencil the flower in Silver Sterling and then add the Extreme Glitter Silver Sterling in the center of the flowers.
6. Because Enamel Glitter is being used, allow time for the pieces to air dry and cure instead of baking.