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Metallic Farmhouse Lantern

DecoArt® Matte Metallics™

Metallic Farmhouse Lantern
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Metallic Farmhouse Lantern

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Transform a plain lantern into a chic farmhouse accent with DecoArt® Matte Metallics™.

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Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Serene (ADC18)

Americana® Acrylics

  • French Mauve (DA186)

DecoArt® Matte Metallics™

  • Rose Gold (DMMT01)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • Mason jar
  • metal and glass lantern
  • paintbrushes (including 1" chip brush)


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Remove the glass from the lantern.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint the entire lantern in Serene.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a chip brush and a dry-brushing technique to add Rose Gold to the lantern in horizontal swipes. (See photo.)
    Step 2 Example
  4. Paint the Mason jar in French Mauve.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Paint the Mason jar in Rose Gold. Let dry, fill with flowers or an object of your choice, and place inside the lantern.
    Step 4 Example