Mushroom Vase

Mushroom Vase

Posted by DecoArt on Apr 3rd 2014

Create this cute mushroom vase to add some whimsy to your home decor with Americana Gloss Enamels.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • rubbing alcohol
    • pencil
    • #3 round brush
    • #6 flat brush
    • brush soap
    • #0 round brush


    1. Clean vase with rubbing alcohol and dry well before painting.
    2. Print off pattern and use pencil to trace and transfer pattern in center of vase.
    3. Apply Tuscan Red accurately to top of mushrooms with #3 round brush. Let dry.
    4. Apply Glorious Gold to bottoms of cups of mushrooms with #3 round brush. Let dry. (Leave detail lines off until later.)
    5. Apply White on bodies of mushrooms with #6 flat brush. Let dry.
    6. Apply Citron Green and Festive Green on grass with #0 round brush. Let dry.
    7. Start again, applying second coat for previous colors, letting each dry before proceeding.
    8. Repeat again with third coat to achieve best opacity. Rinse brushes.
    9. Define details with #0 round brush #0 and Black: outlines; details on cups of mushrooms; grass). Let dry.
    10. Apply White with same brush in highlights of bottoms of mushrooms. Let dry.
    11. Coat with Multi-Purpose Sealer to protect.


    Mushroom Pattern