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Cottagecore Mushrooms Painted Jeans

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Cottagecore Mushrooms Painted Jeans
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Cottagecore Mushrooms Painted Jeans

designed by crimson duvall

Paint your own Cottagecore faux embroidered mushroom and floral design peeking out of a jean pocket.

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Acrylic Paint Sets

  • CottageCore Acrylic Paint Set (BD12MSCC)

Designers Brush Sets

  • Beginner Set (DABK33-K)

Other supplies

  • masking tape
  • wooden skewer (or toothpick)
  • jeans (Upcycle a favorite pair of jeans or on any pocket!)
  • fabric painting form (or any firm surface to place behind your fabric)


NOTE: For optimal Multi-Surface Acrylics Paint performance, wash wearable fabrics without fabric softener and dry before painting.

  1. Decide which pocket will be embellished. You will use stiff the following colors from the Cottagecore Acrylic Paint Set: Rosebud, White Birch, Dark Scarlet, Woodland Green, Canary, Paprika and Raspberry.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Place a t-shirt form or a stiff piece of cardboard inside the jeans.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Secure with masking tape so the fabric doesn't move around while you are painting.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Using a liner brush, and Paprika Multi-Surface Satin, paint mushroom cap shapes above the pocket top.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Paint the mushroom stems with White Birch using a liner brush.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Fold the pocket slightly down and bring the stems to just below the pocket line.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Using masking tape, mask off the pocket top to protect from unwanted paint. Paint small flower shapes with Canary, using a liner brush.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Using a liner brush and Woodland Green, add grass blades between the flowers and mushrooms.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Mix a touch of white and yellow with the green to create a lighter green. This will be the highlight color.
    Step 8 Example
  10. To make the grass blades pop, paint strokes of the green highlight color on top of the blades.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Add a coat of Dark Scarlet to the mushroom caps using the liner brush.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Mix a touch of white to some yellow to create a highlight mixture to add to the flower shapes.
    Step 11 Example
  13. Using the opposite end of the paintbrush, dot an orange center onto the flowers.
    Step 12 Example
  14. Paint a small amount of orange onto the flower petals to add some depth.
    Step 13 Example
  15. Using a wooden skewer or toothpick, dip the end into white and add tiny dots to the mushroom caps.
    Step 14 Example
  16. Add more flower shapes by dotting on Rosebud in a quad pattern throughout the design.
    Step 15 Example
  17. Dot a Raspberry center onto the pink flower shapes.
    Step 16 Example
  18. This is a fun and quick way to add a faux embroidery look to any pair of old jeans or anything with a pocket!
    Step 17 Example
  19. Use this technique to liven up a thrifted find or to add some charm to your favorite piece. This is also a great idea for a DIY personalized gift.
    Step 18 Example
  20. Try the Cottagecore Arcylic Paint Set to create more unique country side color palettes. Let your creativity flow with these charming paints!
    Step 19 Example