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"Merry & Bright" Wreath Tree Ornament

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

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"Merry & Bright" Wreath Tree Ornament

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Trendy colors of Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics update this holiday tree ornament.

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Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Apple Green (DA518)
  • Chartreuse (DA517)
  • Coastal Waters (DA523)
  • Cocoa Bean (DA535)
  • Cotton Ball (DA500)
  • Deep Turquoise (DA524)
  • Lipstick (DA506)
  • Pink Tropics (DA561)
  • Silver (Metallic) (DA550)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • scissors
  • #6 flat brush
  • #1 liner brush
  • ribbon (of choice)
  • pen or pencil
  • tree wreath ornament (MDF) (Michaels)


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use the #6 flat brush and Chartreuse to paint the entire tree. Do not rinse brush. Load the same brush with Apple Green to shade the tree. Rinse brush.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use the same brush and Coastal Waters to paint the wreath. Do not rinse brush. Load the same brush with Deep Turquoise to shade the wreath. Rinse brush.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use the #6 flat brush and Lipstick to paint the pot that the tree is sitting in. Rinse brush.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use the #1 liner brush and Cocoa Bean to paint the tree trunk. Do not rinse brush. Add a very small amount of Cotton Ball to the dirty brush until it is a mix and use to make detail in the bark. Rinse brush.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a pen or pencil and the tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the words "merry & bright" to the tree.
  6. Use the handle end of the #1 liner brush dipped in Cotton Ball to make the garland around the tree. Wipe off the handle.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use the handle end of the #1 liner brush dipped in the following colors to add ornaments: Pink Tropics, Lipstick, Coastal Waters, and Deep Turquoise. Rinse brush before switching colors and at the end.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Use the #1 liner brush and Silver (Metallic) to paint the words "merry and bright". Rinse brush. Use the #6 flat brush and Silver (Metallic) to paint stripes all around the wreath part of the ornament. Rinse brush.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Use scissors to cut ribbon of your choice.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Tie the ribbon to the ornament.
    Step 9 Example
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