Turquoise Tree Ornament with Swirl Embellishment

Turquoise Tree Ornament with Swirl Embellishment

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 25th 2015

Add a retro flair to your Christmas tree with a turquoise ornament using Americana Multi-Surface Acrylics.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • #2 round brush
    • 1/2" flat brush
    • cosmetic sponge
    • ribbon
    • metal ornament



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Thoroughly clean surface with a damp paper towel.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint entire surface with Americana Dazzling Metallics in Berry with a 1/2" flat brush.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Brush on Americana Multi-Surface Acrylics in Deep Turquoise with 1/2" flat brush. Allow some of the previous color to show through.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. With a cosmetic sponge, sponge a thin layer of Silver Metallic.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. If too much Silver was applied, lightly go over it with Deep Turquoise using a cosmetic sponge.
    10. With a #2 round brush, randomly freehand swirls throughout the entire piece in Coastal Waters.
    11. Instruction #6
    12. If desired, attached new ribbon of choice.