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Glossy Flamingo Cupboard

Americana Decor Maxx Gloss®

Glossy Flamingo Cupboard
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Glossy Flamingo Cupboard

designed by Mandy Gumbs

Upcycle a piece of furniture with a bright flamingo painting using Americana Decor Maxx GlossĀ®.


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Americana Decor Maxx Gloss®

  • Dolphin (ADMG18)
  • Juicy Melon (ADMG06)
  • Patent Leather (ADMG20)
  • White China (ADMG01)

Americana Decor® Metallics™

  • Copper (ADMTL10) — optional

Other supplies

  • transfer paper
  • pencil
  • flat brush (small)
  • foam roller brush
  • wooden cabinet (or cupboard)
  • round brush


  1. Remove any handles or hinges you don't want to get paint on. Using Juicy Melon and a foam roller, apply a first coat. (To get into any corners or edges, use a small flat brush.) Let it dry completely and apply an additional coat.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Optional: Use Copper and a flat brush to paint the interior of the cupboard.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use the provided pattern as a guide for the borders on the doors. Use Juicy Melon for the borders and White China for the centers.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Transfer the flamingo pattern using transfer paper onto the front of the door. (Make sure the flamingos are both facing in the correct direction.)
    Step 3 Example
  5. For the flamingo body, use Juicy Melon; Dolphin for the legs; and Patent Leather for the beak. Use a round brush and Juicy Melon to make the feathers. Use White China to highlight and blend the legs into the body. Finish with Patent Leather on the beak and feet.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Let dry completely and re-attach the handles.
    Step 5 Example
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