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"Eat Cake for Breakfast" Confetti Art

By: by Brittany Goldwyn
June 3, 2019

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Today I'm sharing fun "Eat Cake for Breakfast" confetti art using Americana Premium Acrylics, Americana Decou-Page, and DecoArt Glamour Dust Sprinkle-On Glitter. It incorporates bold stripes, polka dot confetti, and vivid colors as the perfect complements to this fun saying. 

Items needed:

  • Americana Premium Acrylics - Carbon Black
  • Americana Premium Acrylics - Cobalt Turquoise Hue
  • Americana Premium Acrylics - Quinacridone Magenta
  • Americana Decou-Page (Glue-Sealer-Finish) 8oz - Americana Decou-Page Gloss
  • Glamour Dust 2oz - Glamour Dust Gold
  • Canvas
  • Cardstock circles in various sizes
  • Cricuit materials or stencil of your choice
  • Painter's tape
  • Measuring tape
  • Pencil
  • Small paintbrushes

Instructions:

Step 1: Paint the stripes. To paint the black and white stripes, I used a measuring tape and pencil to measure and mark eight rectangles. Then I added painter's tape to paint the black sections. Carefully remove the tape when you're done painting and let it dry.

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Step 2: Create the pink and turquoise confetti circles. While the black paint is drying, start working on the pink and turquoise confetti circles. I made a simple stencil with various sized circles using my cutting machine and a piece of cardstock scrapbook paper.

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Then, instead of painting the circles onto the canvas using the stencil, I painted the circles I'd cut out of the canvas and then glued them on to create a crisp, vivid look with a bit more dimension.

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I decided on my layout by placing the painted circles all around the canvas until I was happy with the look. Then I glued them on using Americana Decou-Page one by one.

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Step 3: Create the gold glitter circles. I used smaller cardstock circle pieces for the gold glitter circles. To make these, I put a thick layer of Decou-Page on each circle and then cover the entire surface with Glamour Dust glitter. You may need to do this step twice once the first coat is dry.

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Once you're happy with the glitter, paint a layer of Decou-Page over each circle. This seals the glitter—no glitter mess! (Note: Make sure to use the Gloss Decou-Page, not Matte, for this if you want to keep more sparkle.)

This process might look scary, but don't worry. The Decou-Page dries crystal clear! Here are a few photos to show the drying process:

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Step 4: Add the gold glitter circles. Add the gold glitter circles using decoupage. Simply use a small brush to apply Decou-Page to the back of each glitter circle and press onto the canvas. I overlapped the gold circles onto some of the pink and turquoise circles for a layered confetti look.

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Step 5: Add "Eat Cake for Breakfast" text. I used my cutting machine to cut the saying "eat cake for breakfast" out of gold adhesive vinyl. Then I used transfer tape to carefully apply it to the canvas.

If you don't have a cutting machine, you can paint this saying on using a stencil and a small brush, or you could cut it out of paper and Decou-Page it onto the canvas.

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And here is the final piece!

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Be sure to visit by Brittany Goldwyn  for more projects and to learn more about Brittany.

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