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Alice in Wonderland Mobile

Patio Paint Outdoor™

Alice in Wonderland Mobile
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Alice in Wonderland Mobile

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Brighten a child's room with Patio Paint Outdoorâ„¢ and a mobile tribute to a classic children's book.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Matte Decou-Page (DS106)

Patio Paint Outdoor™

  • Blue Bahama (DCP63)
  • Carnation Pink (DCP41)
  • Cloud White (DCP14)
  • Deep Buttercup (DCP60)
  • Desert Turquoise (DCP79)
  • Fiesta Yellow (DCP28)
  • Fuchsia (DCP42)
  • Holly Berry Red (DCP43)
  • Mistletoe Green (DCP46)
  • Petunia Purple (DCP29)
  • Splendid Gold (Metallic) (DCP84)
  • Sprout Green (DCP13)
  • Summer Sky Blue (DCP10)
  • Sweet Pea (DCP59)
  • Wrought Iron Black (DCP21)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • #3 round brush
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • mini wooden birdhouse
  • seven brass screw eyes
  • hemp cord
  • three engraved word keys (Dreams, Memory, & Journey)
  • four wooden squares (Woodtique)
  • small Alice in Wonderland board book
  • #6 shader brush

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Trace and transfer all designs on both sides of the wooden squares with tracing and transfer papers and a pencil.
  2. CAT: Use a #3 round brush and Fuchsia to paint the cat's head, nose, ears, and stripes; Carnation Pink for its mouth, body, and inside ears; Fiesta Yellow for its eyes; Cloud White for its teeth. Use Wrought Iron Black and the #3 round brush for background and outlining.
  3. CLOCK: Background, Blue Bahama; clock face and rings, Deep Buttercup; accents and chain, Fiesta Yellow; center, Cloud White; hands, Holly Berry Red. Outline all with Wrought Iron Black.
  4. PLAYING CARDS: Use a #6 shader brush and Cloud White to paint both sides. Use a #3 round brush and Wrought Iron Black for the spades, edges, and numbers. Paint the hearts, edges, and the Ace, Holly Berry Red. Outline in Splendid Gold.
  5. TEACUP: Paint the background, Sweet Pea; the cup and plate, Blue Bahama; the inside of the cup, polka dots, and plate rim, Petunia Purple. Outline in Wrought Iron Black.
  6. HAT: Paint the background, Fuchsia; the hat, Sweet Pea; the ribbon and underneath, Mistletoe Green; the paper, Deep Buttercup. Outline in Wrought Iron Black.
  7. DOOR: Paint the door, Sprout Green; over the door, Desert Turquoise; hinges, nose, and hair, Deep Buttercup; remainder of the face, Splendid Gold; eyes, Fiesta Yellow; and handle, Holly Berry Red. Outline in Wrought Iron Black.
  8. CATERPILLAR: Background, Petunia Purple; leaf, Carnation Pink with Fuchsia polka dots; face and belly, Blue Bahama; remainder of body, Summer Sky Blue.
  9. Use a #6 shader brush to paint the front side of the birdhouse, Desert Turquoise; base, Holly Berry Red; roof and back side, Blue Bahama; and perch, Fiesta Yellow.
  10. Tear the pages from the board book carefully, separating the pictures from the cardboard backing. Use scissors to cut each page to fit the birdhouse sides.
  11. Working one side at a time, use a #6 shader brush to apply Americana Matte Decou-Page. Dip the paper image into water. Position and smooth it out with fingers or a brush. Apply more Decou-Page over the image, smoothing it from center to edges. Repeat on all four birdhouse sides.
  12. Position the book cover on the roof and secure with hot glue.
  13. Cut hemp cord into desired lengths. Tie the four squares to equal lengths of hemp cord and the three keys to uneven ones.
  14. Attach one screw eye in each corner of the birdhouse bottom and three in the center.
  15. Tie the squares to the corner screw eyes and the word keys to the center screw eyes.