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Pretty in Pink Sorority Set

Americana® Acrylics

Pretty in Pink Sorority Set
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Pretty in Pink Sorority Set

designed by PLA Schneider

Decorate a dorm room in accessories that proclaim your sorority affiliation.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)
  • Melon (DA251)
  • Zinc (DA304)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • DuraClear® Satin Varnish (DS21)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • wooden box
  • 1" chip brush
  • liner brush
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #6 flat brush
  • craft glue
  • matching ribbon
  • wooden paddle (AC Moore)
  • Tattered Time 12" x 12" scrapbook paper (AC Moore)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the wooden storage box in Zinc.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using a 1" chip brush, dry-brush the box with Melon in both directions (vertically and horizontally).
    Step 1 Example
  3. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the wooden pledge paddle in Zinc.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Using a 1" chip brush, dry-brush the paddle with Melon in both directions (vertically and horizontally).
    Step 3 Example
  5. Cut the scrapbook paper into a rectangle to fit the paddle, leaving a border of about 1/4". Trace and cut out the sorority symbols. (Or print out, trace, and cut your own.) Cut out the flowers from the scrapbook paper. Glue the cut-out papers in place on the paddle, starting with the rectangle, followed by the symbols and flowers.
  6. Trace the pattern of girl onto scrapbook paper. Using a liner brush and Lamp Black, paint all of the outlines. Using a #6 flat brush and Lamp Black, fill in her hair. Using a #6 flat brush, lightly paint the cheeks in Melon; using a liner brush, paint her lips in Melon.
  7. When paint and glue are dry, seal the paddle and box with several coats of DuraClear Satin Varnish using a 3/4" flat brush. Allow to dry between coats.