Day 4:Woodland Ornaments

Sunday Funday…turn a plain round ornament into a cute woodland creature, easily!

SUPPLIES

Paint Supplies:

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Brown Sugar (DA534)
  • Buff Beige (DA509)
  • Coffee Bean (DA536)
  • Cotton Ball (DA500)
  • Paprika (DA512)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • scissors
  • flat brush
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • flat brush
  • liner brush
  • round brush
  • pen or pencil
  • yarn
  • clear glass ornament (3 )
  • felt (in complementary colors or any color and paint over it)

How to: Let dry completely between painting steps.

 

First things first, clean the ornaments with a paper towel and rubbing alcohol. Remove the lids and keep until the end. Let the ornaments dry completely.

Use a flat brush and Brown Sugar to paint one ornament completely. Rinse brush. Use the same brush with Coffee Bean to paint one ornament. Rinse brush. Use the same brush with Paprika on the last ornament. Rinse brush. With the flat brush, add the shape of the faces on all three ornaments. Rinse brush.

Cut the ears out of colored felt or, if you can’t find the right color, paint the felt. Use a flat brush to paint a square of each color separately. Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
Next, paint the eyes, nose, beak, etc. on to the creature of your choice. Rinse brush. For more detailed instructions, click here.
Trace and transfer the ear patterns to the felt.
Then, use the scissors to cut out the ears. Use a hot glue gun to adhere the ears to your animal.Then, use scissors to yarn or hemp to fit the ornaments. Lastly, tie the yarn onto the ornament top and let them dry, then hang on the tree or give as a cute homemade gift!

 


BY:KAM HARDY

 

Sources:

DecoArt

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