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Mitten Winter Wonderland Garland

Mitten Winter Wonderland Garland

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 28th 2020

Create a winter scene with a simple garland and Americana® Acrylics.

SUPPLIES

    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • scissors
    • tape measure
    • #2 round brush
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #12 flat brush
    • jute twine
    • masking tape
    • yarn
    • wooden mitten shape
    • decorative paper straws

    INSTRUCTIONS

    NOTES:

    Wrap a small piece of cellophane or masking tape around the jute end to make threading it through the drinking straws easier.

    1. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Snow White to paint the entire mitten shape.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a #12 flat brush and Sand Grey to paint around the snowflake and mitten cuff.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use a #2 round brush and Crystal Craft Twinkles to paint inside the snowflake and on the mitten cuff.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Measure and cut the jute into the length needed for the garland. Use scissors to cut straws into thirds. Thread four straw sections onto the jute and then a mitten. Repeat with the number of mittens desired.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Make yarn pom-poms: Roll yarn into two large balls. Match strands of each ball together. Wrap around your hand approximately 100 times.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Carefully remove from your hand from inside the yarn and use another piece of yarn to tie the ball tightly in the center.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Use scissors to cut the yarn loops.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Use scissors to trim into a ball. Make several pom-poms.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Center a pom-pom between each mitten and tie onto the jute.
    18. Instruction #9
    19. Hang the garland. The mittens and pom-poms should slide easily, if you need to adjust their positions.
    20. Instruction #10