Springtime Dotted Tray Set

Springtime Dotted Tray Set

Posted by DecoArt on Jul 23rd 2015

This trio of trays spotted with Americana® Acrylics in the fresh colors of nature is the perfect way to welcome springtime.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #10 flat brush
    • black fine-point permanent marker
    • sponge pouncer
    • wooden nesting trays



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the large tray, Lemonade; the medium tray, Coral Blush; and the small tray, Spa Blue.
    2. Use a round sponge pouncer to stamp contrasting color polka dots on each tray.
    3. Use the #10 brush flat to paint contrasting color checks around each tray rim.
    4. Use the permanent marker to draw loose swirls on each polka dot and lines between the checks on the rim.
    5. Use the handle end of a paintbrush to dot between the large polka dots using the same color as the checks.
    6. Seal with Americana DuraClear Satin Varnish. Let dry between coats.