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Holiday DIY Dog Toy Crate

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Holiday DIY Dog Toy Crate
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Holiday DIY Dog Toy Crate

designed by crimson duvall

Make the perfect gift for your four legged best friend that doubles as festive holiday decor!

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SUPPLIES

Acrylic Paint Sets

  • Holiday Colors Acrylic Paint Set (BD8MSSHC)

Stencils on a Ring

  • Sophisticated (AS503)

Other supplies

  • transfer paper (Optional)
  • #1 liner brush
  • masking tape
  • small round brush
  • wooden crate
  • medium flat brush
  • •pencil
  • plastic tablecloth
  • Beginner Set
  • Americana Stencil Brush Set

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Stencil Brushes are optional.

  1. Cover your work area with a plastic tablecloth. You can use any size wooden crate and the following Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic colors: Blue Bird, Green Beret, Red Barn and Cotton Ball.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Referring to main photo, create a "label" shape by masking off an offset rectangle onto the front of the crate. Make sure that it will be large enough for your pet's name. (TIP: Using the Stencils-On-A-Ring, Trace your dog's name onto a piece of paper confirm the proper size of the rectangle. ) Using a medium flat brush and Green Beret Multi Surface Sating Acrylic, paint the shape.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Remove the tape and allow to dry.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Using a small round brush and Cotton Ball Multi Surface Acrylic paint, paint a scallop design around the green rectangle. Allow to dry. Add a second coat if needed and allow to dry.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Add masking tape to the right bottom corner to create a 3"-4" wide "ribbon". Trace the outer perimeter of the tape using a pencil. Remove tape.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Paint the "ribbon" with Red Barn using a flat brush. Allow to dry. Add a second coat if needed. Allow to dry.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Print out bow design. Cut out bow shape.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Place bow in desired spot on the bottom left side of the crate and trace around the shape with a pencil. (Optional: use transfer paper and trace on the design.)
    Step 7 Example
  9. Draw on inner bow details. (Optional: use transfer paper and trace on the design.)
    Step 8 Example
  10. Paint "bow" with Red Barn using a flat brush. Add second coat if needed. Allow to dry.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Mix some Green Beret with Red Barn to create a darker color for the shaded areas on the bow and ribbon. Paint the inner loops of bow and details using a small flat brush. Allow to dry.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Using a liner brush, paint some white highlights on the bow and ribbon.
    Step 11 Example
  13. Paint a blue line around the scallop design using a liner brush with Blue Bird Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic. Allow to dry.
    Step 12 Example
  14. Using the Sophisticated Stencil-On-A-Ring, spell out the wording on the label. Spell "to:" and the name of your dog. Tape the stencil onto the area desired. Trace inside the stencil lettering with a pencil.
    Step 13 Example
  15. Using a liner brush, paint the lettering white. (Optional: paint onto the stencil using a stencil brush.) Cut out and trace the bone and paw design onto label and paint white. Allow to dry.
    Step 14 Example
  16. This project doubles as a DIY gift and a holiday home decor item. Have fun with it to make something special for that furry friend in your life.
    Step 15 Example
  17. Use the festive Holiday Colors Acrylic Paint Set for all of your holiday crafts!
    Step 16 Example
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