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Metallic Maple Leaf Tray

Dazzling Metallics®

Metallic Maple Leaf Tray
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Metallic Maple Leaf Tray

designed by DecoArt Design Team

Give a Plain Wood Tray the Royal Treatment with Dazzling Metallics.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Deep Burgundy (DA128)
  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)

Dazzling Metallics®

  • Emperor's Gold (DA148)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • transfer paper
  • painter's tape
  • #2 round brush
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • fine point Sharpie® marker or pen
  • wooden tray


  1. Basecoat tray bottom Lamp Black with 3/4 flat brush.
  2. Paint sides Deep Burgundy with 3/4 flat brush. Let dry.
  3. Use painter's tape to mask off 1/4" of top half of outer sides. Paint bottom part Lamp Black with 3/4 flat brush.
  4. Using painter's tape to mask off square in center to create pin stripe. (Refer to photo for placement.) Paint inside tapelines with Emperor's Gold with 3/4 flat brush
  5. Paint top edge of tray Emperor's Gold with 3/4 flat brush.
  6. Transfer maple leaf pattern to center of tray. Use 3/4 flat brush and Emperor's Gold to paint leaf. Use #2 round for stem.
  7. Use black marker to create leaf veins.
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