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Gilded Animal Note Holder - DIY Office Accessories

Transform plastic animal figurines into chic note holders using Martha Stewart Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint and liquid gilding.
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Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Party Streamer
Item #32045
High-performance, patented, premium acrylic paint is specially formulated for use on all surfaces. Its highly pigmented color provides superior coverage-perfect for all craft and hobby painting techniques, including brush painting and detailing, sponging, stenciling, stamping, and printing. UV- and weather-resistant for indoor and outdoor use. Self-priming for use on porous and non-porous surfaces. Dishwasher-safe on glass. Non-toxic; waterbased; USA-made. 60 Satin paints provide a soft, subtle, sheen.

$2.39

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Pollen
Item #32062
High-performance, patented, premium acrylic paint is specially formulated for use on all surfaces. Its highly pigmented color provides superior coverage-perfect for all craft and hobby painting techniques, including brush painting and detailing, sponging, stenciling, stamping, and printing. UV- and weather-resistant for indoor and outdoor use. Self-priming for use on porous and non-porous surfaces. Dishwasher-safe on glass. Non-toxic; waterbased; USA-made. 60 Satin paints provide a soft, subtle, sheen.

$2.39

Martha Stewart Crafts ® .75oz Gold Liquid Gilding
Item #32214
One-step leafing paint creates a rich metallic luster as beautiful as precious metal. Use on any paintable surface.

$8.09

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Basic Brush Set - 5pc
Item #32244
Use these brushes for basecoating, blending, strokework and detailing. Ergonomically designed, easy-grip handles. Contains 5 white nylon bristle brushes: #6 round for lines and details, #10 and #16 flat for blending and strokework, 1/2in angular for blending and strokework, 3/4in utility for basecoating.

$17.09

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Detailing Brush Set - 5pc
Item #32247
An assortment of brushes for small crafts and fine detailing. Ergonomically designed, easy-grip handles. Contains 5 white nylon bristle brushes: #1 and #4 round for thin and thick lines, detailing, #2, #6 and #8 flat for blending, strokework.

$9.99

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Stencil Tape
Item #32292
Low-tack tape is safe for fabrics and other surfaces. Use to hold stencils securely in place or to mask off areas while stenciling. Contains one roll, 3/4in x 25yds.

$8.09

Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Peacock Feather
Item #33503
High-performance, patented, premium acrylic paint is specially formulated for use on all surfaces. Its highly pigmented color provides superior coverage-perfect for all craft and hobby painting techniques, including brush painting and detailing, sponging, stenciling, stamping, and printing. UV- and weather-resistant for indoor and outdoor use. Self-priming for use on porous and non-porous surfaces. Dishwasher-safe on glass. Non-toxic; waterbased; USA-made. Satin paints provide a soft, subtle, sheen.

$2.39

Other Supplies
Plastic animal figurines
Note holder clamp

Instructions

Prep: Drill a small hole in the top center of the figurine to hold the note holder.

  1. Apply 1-2 coats of Craft Paint to one half of the animal figurine with a Basic Brush and let dry
  2. Adhere Stencil tape around the entire body making a closed triangular design.
  3. Apply 1 coat of Liquid Gilding to the other half of the figurine with a Basic brush.
  4. Add any gilded accents with a Detail Brush.
  5. Peel off tape immediately and let completely dry.
  6. Insert the note holder clamp into the pre-drilled hole. You may use hot glue to secure.
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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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