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Autumn Wood Wreath

Autumn Wood Wreath

Posted by DecoArt on Aug 31st 2014

Welcome fall visitors with this colorful wreath in Americana Acrylic colors of the season.

SUPPLIES

    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • scissors
    • #2 round brush
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • black fine point marker
    • low temp-hot glue gun and glue sticks
    • Fun Foam sheet
    • tracing & transfer paper
    • wooden wreath
    • papier-mâché flat round
    • brown chenille stem, halved

    INSTRUCTIONS

    NOTES:

    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use a 3/4" flat brush to base coat wreath Golden Straw and papier-mache round Jack- O'-Lantern Orange.
    2. Trace and transfer the lettering and leaf designs on the wreath. Trace the leaf designs onto a fun foam sheet. Use the scissors to cut out the foam shapes and set aside.
    3. Use a #2 round brush and Light Cinnamon to paint the lettering.
    4. Use the #2 round brush to loosely fill in the leaves with Jack-O'-Lantern Orange, Foliage Green, and Country Red.
    5. Pick up a small amount of Country Red on the corner of a 3/4" flat brush and paint curved lines on the papier-mache round forming pumpkin sections.
    6. Use the #2 round brush and Foliage Green to loosely paint leaves at the top of the papier-mache round and the fun foam leaf shapes.
    7. Seal the wreath and "pumpkin" with DuraClear Satin Varnish, if desired.
    8. Use one half of a chenille stem to attach the pumpkin to back side of the wreath. Curl the remaining half around a brush handle to form tendril.
    9. Position and adhere foam leaves and tendril to the pumpkin top.
    10. Use a permanent marker to outline and add details to all the leaves.

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