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Autumn Wood Wreath

Americana® Acrylics

Autumn Wood Wreath
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Autumn Wood Wreath

designed by Donna Bush

Welcome fall visitors with this colorful wreath in Americana Acrylic colors of the season.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Country Red (DAO18)
  • Foliage Green (DA269)
  • Golden Straw (DA168)
  • Jack-O'-Lantern Orange (DA229)
  • Light Cinnamon (DA114)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • DuraClear® Satin Varnish (DS21)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • scissors
  • #2 round brush
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • black fine point marker
  • low temp-hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Fun Foam sheet (green)
  • tracing & transfer paper
  • wooden wreath
  • papier-mâché flat round
  • brown chenille stem, halved

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use a 3/4" flat brush to base coat wreath Golden Straw and papier-mache round Jack- O'-Lantern Orange.
  2. Trace and transfer the lettering and leaf designs on the wreath. Trace the leaf designs onto a fun foam sheet. Use the scissors to cut out the foam shapes and set aside.
  3. Use a #2 round brush and Light Cinnamon to paint the lettering.
  4. Use the #2 round brush to loosely fill in the leaves with Jack-O'-Lantern Orange, Foliage Green, and Country Red.
  5. Pick up a small amount of Country Red on the corner of a 3/4" flat brush and paint curved lines on the papier-mache round forming pumpkin sections.
  6. Use the #2 round brush and Foliage Green to loosely paint leaves at the top of the papier-mache round and the fun foam leaf shapes.
  7. Seal the wreath and "pumpkin" with DuraClear Satin Varnish, if desired.
  8. Use one half of a chenille stem to attach the pumpkin to back side of the wreath. Curl the remaining half around a brush handle to form tendril.
  9. Position and adhere foam leaves and tendril to the pumpkin top.
  10. Use a permanent marker to outline and add details to all the leaves.
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