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Dress up Dolly

By: Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
My name is Debbie Saenz and I’ve had a passion for creating art ever since I was a young child. Through the years, I’ve enjoyed working with many different art mediums and I’m always excited to learn new techniques. My heart’s desire is to inspire people through my art. My latest passion is mixed-media…It’s like a melting pot of all the mediums I love! Come learn more about me and my creative journey on my blog, A Creative Life, at: http://debbiesaenz.typepad.com
Any little girl will have fun dressing up dolly. Easily create different wardrobes and store them on her fashion mirror.
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Skill Level: Advanced
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Steel Gray, 2 oz.
Item #2561
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Vintage White, 2 oz.
Item #515
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Metallics - Rose, 2 oz.
Item #652
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Buttercup, 2 oz.
Item #905
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz.
Item #938
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Skintone, 2 oz.
Item #949
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - English Mustard, 2 oz.
Item #959
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Plaques - Oval
Item #96292
Plaid Wood Surfaces are ready to paint, stain, decoupage, woodburn or embellish. Create unique items for yourself or to give as gifts.

$1.99

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Accessories - Easels, 6"
Item #96306
Take a tip from interior decorators and display your collectibles as part of your room decor. We make it easy with these wooden easels, ideal for plates, artwork, or gift books. Set of four in black and brown.

$3.99

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Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.
Item #CS11201
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish

$7.29

Other Supplies
Craft wood ¼” x 4.5” x 9.5”
Scrapbook papers (1 light color for background and scraps for dresses)
Repositionable glue
Ribbons
Lace
Trim
Rhinestones
Heavy tin foil
Hot glue
Paintbrush
Sandpaper
Pencil
Wood easel

Instructions

1. Paint Easel, back and sides of oval plaque, and back and sides of wood slat with Metallic Rose. Allow to dry.

2. Adhere background paper to front of wood slat with Mod Podge. Allow to dry.

3. Use sandpaper to sand off any paper that extends the edges of the wood slat. Sand downward in one direction.

4. Adhere foil to front of oval plaque with Mod Podge. Trim edges.

5. Use photo as a reference to draw and paint doll onto background paper.

6. Add scrapbook paper trim to wood slat with Mod Podge. Give entire front of wood stat a coat of Mod Podge. Allow to dry. Add rhinestones to Dolly’s hair bow.

7. Use remaining scrapbook papers to create clothing for the doll; use hot glue to embellish with ribbons, lace, and rhinestones.

8. Attach trim around oval plaque with hot glue.

9. Adhere bow and rhinestones to top of wood slat and oval plaque with hot glue.

10. Apply a thin coat of repositionable glue to back of clothing. Allow to dry until clear. Blot with hands then store on oval plaque “mirror”.  Stand “mirror” up on easel. 

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