Modern Christmas Pallet Tree with Metallic Accents

Modern Christmas Pallet Tree with Metallic Accents

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 11th 2015

These pallet trees using Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics have pops of bright color and metallic accents.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • soft cloth
    • painter's tape
    • #5 round brush
    • palette knife
    • E6000 Glue
    • wooden shapes
    • wooden pallet tree



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Tape the Americana Stencils Retro Mod Stencil to the front of the wooden pallet tree. Use a palette knife to smooth out an even coat of Dimensional Effects over the stencil. Carefully remove the stencil while the Dimensional Effects is still wet.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Repeat the pattern as desired, allowing the Dimensional Effects to dry completely between coats.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Paint the base of the tree with Shimmering Silver. Let dry. Once dry, cover Shimmering Silver with painter's tape. Paint each board of the tree as desired using Chartreuse, Coastal Waters, and Pink Cadillac.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Using a #5 round brush, apply Pearlizing Medium to the raised surfaces of the trees. Wipe it back with a soft cloth while it is still wet.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Paint the stars and wooden disks with White Pearl. Let dry. Once dry, adhere onto the tree using E6000 Glue.
    10. Instruction #5