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Alice in Wonderland Cheshire Cat Hat Décor

Americana® Acrylics

Alice in Wonderland Cheshire Cat Hat Décor
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Alice in Wonderland Cheshire Cat Hat Décor

designed by Morena Hockley

This Cheshire hat, made with Americana® Acrylics, is perfect for an Alice in Wonderland themed-party.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Dioxazine Purple (DA101)
  • Purple Pizzazz (DA302)
  • Warm White (DA239)

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Black Tie (DA539)

Other supplies

  • stylus or pencil
  • transfer paper
  • painter's tape
  • black permanent marker
  • papier mâché shape (hat)
  • paintbrushes (including fine line brush)


NOTE: Allow the paint to dry fully before continuing to the next step.

  1. Use the template and transfer paper to trace the Cheshire Cat's grin onto the hat. Trace over the grin with a black permanent marker to make the lines easier to see later.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint the entire hat (excluding the grin) with Purple Pizzazz. Let the first application dry; then add a second layer of paint.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use painter's tape to make stripes on the hat. Paint three of the stripes with Dioxazine Purple. Remove the tape.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Fill in the teeth with Warm White. Use Black Tie with a fine brush to fill in the lines between and around the teeth to finish the mouth.
    Step 3 Example
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