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Sweet Little Faces Hand-Painted Cup Set

Americana Chalky Finish for Glass™

Sweet Little Faces Hand-Painted Cup Set
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Sweet Little Faces Hand-Painted Cup Set

designed by PLA Schneider

Brighten your kitchen with a set of mugs featuring sweet faces, hearts, and cheerful colors.

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Learn more about Americana Chalky Finish for Glass™.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Chalky Finish for Glass™

  • Heritage (ADCG10)
  • New Life (ADCG12)
  • Romance (ADCG09)
  • Serene (ADCG06)
  • Timeless (ADCG08)
  • Treasure (ADCG13)
  • Vintage (ADCG01)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • liner brush
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #8 round brush
  • Mason jar mugs (4: one for each color)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Mug #1: Place the pattern inside the mug. Use a #8 round brush to outline the face and a 3/4" flat brush to fill it in with Timeless. For the hair, make a raspberry color by mixing Romance with Timeless 1:1. Use a #8 round brush to outline the hair and a 3/4" flat brush to fill it in. (Save the color mix for steps 3 and 6.)
    Step 0 Example
  2. Make a light pink color by mixing (3) parts Timeless with (1) part Romance. Use the mix and a 3/4" flat brush to paint the handle. Use a #8 round brush to paint the stripes. (Save the color mix for steps 3 & 7.)
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a liner brush to paint the eyes in Treasure and Heritage. Use a liner brush to paint the eyes, nose, and eyebrows in Heritage. Use a liner brush to paint the mouth in the Romance/Timeless mix from step 1. Use a liner brush to paint the heart and the polka dots with the light pink mix from step 2. Use a liner brush to paint the lips in the raspberry mix from step 1.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Mug #2: Place the pattern the inside mug. Use a #8 round brush to outline the face and a 3/4" flat brush to fill it in with Serene. Use a #8 round brush to outline the hair and a 3/4" flat brush to fill it in with New Life.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the handle in Vintage. Use a #8 round brush to paint the stripes in Treasure.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a liner brush to paint the eyes in New Life and Treasure. Use a liner brush to paint the nose and eyebrows in Treasure. Use a liner brush to paint the lips in the Timeless/Romance mix from step 1. Use a liner brush to paint the heart and the polka dots in Serene. Use a liner brush to paint the lips in the Timeless/Romance mix from step 1.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Mug #3: Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the cup in Heritage. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the handle in Timeless. Use scissors to cut out the heart pattern, hold in place, and trace with a pencil. Use a #8 round brush to paint the heart in Timeless. Use a #8 round brush to paint stripes on the handle and outline the heart in the mix from step 2.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Mug #4: Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the mug in Treasure. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the handle in Serene. Use scissors to cut out the heart pattern, hold in place, and trace with a pencil. Use a #8 round brush to paint the heart in Serene. Use a #8 round brush to paint stripes on the handle and outline the heart in New Life.
    Step 7 Example