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Dotted Heart Buckets

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

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Dotted Heart Buckets

designed by DecoArt Design Team

These tin buckets colored in Americana® Gloss Enamels are spot-on for Valentine's Day.

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Learn more about Americana® Gloss Enamels™.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

  • Baby Pink (DAG31)
  • Bright Yellow (DAG227)
  • Calypso Blue (DAG234)
  • Lavender (DAG34)
  • Razzle Berry (DAG276)
  • Shimmering Silver (Metallic) (DAG70)
  • Tuscan Red (DAG265)
  • White (DAG01)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tape
  • #3/0 liner brush
  • plain white copy paper
  • pink and white tin buckets

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Draw a heart on piece of paper to fit the size of the bucket.
  2. Cut the heart out and attach it to the bucket front using a piece of rolled-up tape in the center of the heart.
  3. Holding the bucket with one hand, press the sides of heart pattern down onto the bucket.
  4. Use the handle end of a paintbrush to dot an Americana Gloss Enamel color around the edge of the paper heart.
  5. Once the first set of dots has created a heart shape, carefully remove the heart pattern from the bucket.
  6. Using the dotted heart shape as a guide, choose a second color and add a second set of dots inside the first heart.
  7. Repeat this process, changing color for each set of hearts.
  8. Allow to dry completely before using. (Overnight is best.)