Modern Advent Tree

Modern Advent Tree

Posted by DecoArt on Oct 29th 2014

Branch out from the traditional with this modern, brightly-colored, brightly-sparkled Advent tree.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • 1" flat brush
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #10 round brush
    • wooden Advent tree



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Remove all the drawers.
    2. Using a 1” flat brush, paint the entire top surface with two coats of Cotton Ball. (Use a #10 round brush for hard-to-reach corners and crevices.)
    3. Using a 1” flat brush, paint the bottom portions with two coats of Apple Green.
    4. With a 3/4” flat brush, paint the front parts of drawers with two coats each of: three drawers, Coastal Waters; three, Flamingo; seven, Chartreuse; eight, Apple Green; and three, Cotton Ball (for bottom portion of tree).
    5. Using a 3/4” flat brush, sparkle each drawer front with one heavy coat of Craft Twinkles Crystal.
    6. Let dry and replace the drawers.