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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Spice Brown, 2 oz.
Item #020490202W
All-purpose high quality acrylic paint formulated for the decorative painter and craft enthusiast. Excellent coverage on all porous surfaces. Waterbased and Non-Toxic.

$1.49

Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Jubilee Green, 2 oz.
Item #024210202W
All-purpose high quality acrylic paint formulated for the decorative painter and craft enthusiast. Excellent coverage on all porous surfaces. Waterbased and Non-Toxic.

$1.49

Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Lime Green, 2 oz.
Item #024890202W
All-purpose high quality acrylic paint formulated for the decorative painter and craft enthusiast. Excellent coverage on all porous surfaces. Waterbased and Non-Toxic.

$1.49

Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - White, 2 oz.
Item #025050202W
All-purpose high quality acrylic paint formulated for the decorative painter and craft enthusiast. Excellent coverage on all porous surfaces. Waterbased and Non-Toxic.

$1.49

Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Opaque Red, 2 oz.
Item #025070202W
All-purpose high quality acrylic paint formulated for the decorative painter and craft enthusiast. Excellent coverage on all porous surfaces. Waterbased and Non-Toxic.

$1.49

Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Opaque Yellow, 2 oz.
Item #025090202W
All-purpose high quality acrylic paint formulated for the decorative painter and craft enthusiast. Excellent coverage on all porous surfaces. Waterbased and Non-Toxic.

$1.49

Delta Ceramcoat ® Varnishes - Exterior/Interior Satin, 2 oz.
Item #070030200W
This super-tough polyurethane brush-on varnish is great for both indoor and outdoor protection.

$3.49

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz.
Item #479
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

Delta Sobo ® Glue - 2 oz.
Item #800010202
Sobo ® Glue is a superior, all-purpose, white glue with good tack. It is ideal for crafts, hobbies, notions, household uses and school projects. Sobo Glue is a non-yellowing formula that dries clear and flexible.

$2.29

Other Supplies
Wood Pieces 1/8" thick: (4) 2-1/2" teardrops
(1) 1" teardrop
(2) 1-3/4" hearts
(2) 1-1/4" heart
(2) 1-1/2" ovals
Black permanent felt pen
#8 Flat brush
#1 liner brush
3/4" flat brush
Sandpaper
18 gauge green or gold craft wire
Scissors
Electric drill with small bit

Instructions

  1. Sand all wood pieces. Apply All-Purpose Sealer and when the wood is completely dry, sand again as needed.
  2. Paint the following pieces:
    Jubilee Green: 2 large hearts, 2 large teardrops and smaller one
    Lime Green: smaller heart, 2 large teardrops
    Spice Brown: oval shape
  3. Apple Frame: Paint the frame Opaque Red.
  4. Paint a White highlight on the apple frame.
  5. Glue brown stem into place on the apple frame.
  6. Carefully drill a small hole at the base of all hearts. Drill three small holes next to stem.
  7. Cut a piece of wire about 10" long. Thread wire from the front through one hole and up from the back through another. Thread a wire end through the hole in the heart and curl end of wire to secure. Continue with the smaller heart threading wire through remaining hole.
  8. Watermelon Frame: The third frame has a 1" Opaque Red border around the center opening.
  9. Paint the remainder of frame with Jubilee Green. Use the #8 flat brush to paint evenly spaced Lime Green stripes on the green area of the watermelon frame. Paint a White wavy line with liner brush between the red and green areas.
  10. The seeds are painted Black with White highlights.
  11. Strawberry Frame: Paint the frame Opaque Red.
  12. Use liner brush to paint Opaque Yellow seeds on the Strawberry frame.
  13. Glue 2 large teardrops painted Jubilee Green on the center top. Layer the 2 teardrops painted Lime Green between the Jubilee Green teardrops. Add the small teardrop on top as the stem.
  14. For All Frames: Apply Satin Exterior/Interior Varnish to all wood pieces. Detail all frames with black permanent pen after varnish has completely dried. Refer to photo for placement of detail lines.
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