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Snowflake Door Hanging or Mobile

Embellished snowflakes you can hang on a door, or on a porch.
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FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.
Item #1610
Rich and creamy premium quality acrylic paint formula formulated for use outdoors. UV and weather resistant, FolkArt Outdoor is self-sealing and dries to a satin sheen. Paint on a variety of surfaces, including: unpainted or painted metal, tin, terra cotta, wood, stone and concrete. Use for traditional stroke work, stenciling or sponging, colors blend like regular FolkArt acrylic paints. Cures in 48 hours.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Engine Red, 2 oz.
Item #1614
Rich and creamy premium quality acrylic paint formula formulated for use outdoors. UV and weather resistant, FolkArt Outdoor is self-sealing and dries to a satin sheen. Paint on a variety of surfaces, including: unpainted or painted metal, tin, terra cotta, wood, stone and concrete. Use for traditional stroke work, stenciling or sponging, colors blend like regular FolkArt acrylic paints. Cures in 48 hours.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Calypso Sky, 2 oz.
Item #1632
Rich and creamy premium quality acrylic paint formula formulated for use outdoors. UV and weather resistant, FolkArt Outdoor is self-sealing and dries to a satin sheen. Paint on a variety of surfaces, including: unpainted or painted metal, tin, terra cotta, wood, stone and concrete. Use for traditional stroke work, stenciling or sponging, colors blend like regular FolkArt acrylic paints. Cures in 48 hours.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Tourquoise, 2 oz.
Item #2790
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Red, 2 oz.
Item #2792
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Hologram, 2 oz.
Item #2796
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Texture Paint - White, 4 oz.
Item #2860
Raise the bar on your crafting projects! Our new texture paint applies smoothly like cake icing and dries with texture. FolkArt Texture Paint is a full-bodied formula used to add decorative dimension and texture to home accents, crafts and school projects.

$7.09

FolkArt ® Mediums - Floating Medium, 2 oz.
Item #868
Specially formulated for "floating" colors, this gel won't run as water can. Great for watercolor painting. Dries quickly without extenders.

$2.09

Other Supplies
5 assorted wooden snowflakes
Iridescent white pipe cleaners
Various coordinating ribbons
Scissors
Craft stick or tool to apply texture paint
Sponge brush
Wire cutters
Jewel embellishments
Strong glue
Water basin
Paper towels
Palette
Sandpaper
#12 flat brush
#8 flat brush
Small detail brush

Instructions

  1. Prepare top snowflake: Basecoat center with Engine Red using # 8 flat brush. Basecoat outer portion of snowflake with Calypso Sky using # 8 flat brush. Allow to dry, apply second coat if needed.
  2. Apply Red Extreme Glitter to Engine Red area and Turquoise Extreme Glitter to Calypso Sky area. Allow to dry and repeat on backside. Glue gemstone to center of snowflake.
  3. Prepare center large snowflake: Basecoat front and back of snowflake with Wicker White using sponge brush. Allow to dry, apply second coat if needed. Paint red area of snowflake using Engine Red loaded on # 12 flat brush. Allow to dry.
  4. Float white stripes on red area using # 12 flat brush loaded with Floating Medium and sideloaded with Wicker White.
  5. Use craft stick to apply Snow White Texture Paint to longer tips of snowflake. When dry, paint over texture paint with Hologram Extreme Glitter. When dry, tap a touch of Calypso Sky on the texture painted areas for a highlight. When dry, repeat on back of snowflake.
  6. Prepare bottom left snowflake: Basecoat with Calypso Sky using # 8 flat brush. Basecoat outer portion of snowflake with Calypso Sky using # 8 flat brush. Allow to dry, apply second coat if needed. Apply Turquoise Extreme Glitter to snowflake. Allow to dry and repeat on backside. Glue gemstone to center of snowflake. Use craft stick to apply Snow White Texture Paint to longer tips of snowflake. When dry, paint over texture paint with Hologram Extreme Glitter.
  7. Prepare bottom center snowflake: Basecoat with Wicker White using # 12 flat brush. Allow to dry, apply second coat if needed. Using detail painter, dip and dot using Engine Red. Using wooden handle end of # 12 flat brush, dip and dot using Calypso Sky. Allow to dry and repeat on
  8. Cut and tie ribbons around pipe cleaners.
  9. Projects painted with Outdoor paints do not need to be sealed.backside.
  10. Prepare right snowflake: Basecoat with Wicker White using # 12 flat brush. Allow to dry, apply second coat if needed. Use edge of scruffy brush to tap in Calypso Sky and highlight edges of snowflake. When dry, paint over Texture Paint with Hologram Extreme Glitter. Allow to dry and repeat on backside.
  11. Glue gemstone to center of snowflake. Fasten snowflakes together with pipe cleaners twisting wire to keep in place. Cut with wire cutters when necessary.
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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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