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Alice in Wonderland Potions with Tags

Americana Chalky Finish for Glass™

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Alice in Wonderland Potions with Tags

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Channel your love for Alice in Wonderland with these potion bottles painted with Americana Chalky Finish for Glass™.

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SUPPLIES

Accessories

  • Ultra Fine Writer Tip (DAS230C)

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Honor (ADC41)
  • Lace (ADC02)
  • Serene (ADC18)

Americana® Acrylics

  • Snow (Titanium) White (DAO1)

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Paper Decou-Page (DS115)

DecoArt Media® Antiquing Cream

  • English Red Oxide (DMM154)
  • Patina Green (DMM152)

Texture Products

  • Dimensional Effects (DS109C)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • scissors
  • decorative paper
  • X-Acto® knife
  • clear glass bottle with cork (various types)
  • jute
  • keys (antique style)
  • paintbrushes (including chip brush)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Paint each bottle in Serene, Honor, or Lace.
  2. Using a chip brush, dry-brush Serene and Lace onto each bottle.
  3. Cut out labels from decorative paper using an X-Acto knife.
  4. Adhere each cut-out to the front of a bottle with Paper Decou-Page.
  5. Transfer Dimensional Effects into the writer bottle with a tip and add dots around each decou-paged label.
  6. Add decorative swirls, drips, and dots to the surrounding area of each label and to the lip of the bottles.
  7. Apply Patina Green to each bottle using a soft bristled brush.
  8. Wipe away Patina Green in areas to expose the painted surface underneath.
  9. Repeat this same process with Red Iron Oxide, painting it over the entire surface.
  10. Wipe away Red Iron Oxide in areas to expose the painted surface underneath and create a weathered/vintage effect.
  11. Write "Drink Me" on each label, cut a string of jute, wrap it around the lip of the bottle several times, loop two small keys onto the string and tie it into a small bow.