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Modern Advent Tree

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Modern Advent Tree
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Modern Advent Tree

designed by PLA Schneider

Branch out from the traditional with this modern, brightly-colored, brightly-sparkled Advent tree.

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Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Apple Green (DA518)
  • Chartreuse (DA517)
  • Coastal Waters (DA523)
  • Cotton Ball (DA500)
  • Flamingo (DA504)

Craft Twinkles™

  • Crystal (DCT1)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • 1" flat brush
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #10 round brush
  • wooden Advent tree


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Remove all the drawers.
  2. Using a 1” flat brush, paint the entire top surface with two coats of Cotton Ball. (Use a #10 round brush for hard-to-reach corners and crevices.)
  3. Using a 1” flat brush, paint the bottom portions with two coats of Apple Green.
  4. With a 3/4” flat brush, paint the front parts of drawers with two coats each of: three drawers, Coastal Waters; three, Flamingo; seven, Chartreuse; eight, Apple Green; and three, Cotton Ball (for bottom portion of tree).
  5. Using a 3/4” flat brush, sparkle each drawer front with one heavy coat of Craft Twinkles Crystal.
  6. Let dry and replace the drawers.