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Pink Forget-Me-Not Garden Tote

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Pink Forget-Me-Not Garden Tote
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Pink Forget-Me-Not Garden Tote

designed by Donna Bush

A plain wooden planter becomes a colorful resting place for plants with Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.

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Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Apple Green (DA518)
  • Blue Bird (DA527)
  • Chartreuse (DA517)
  • Coastal Waters (DA523)
  • Lavender Fields (DA530)
  • Poppy (DA505)
  • Shrimp (DA541)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • stylus or pencil
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • 1" flat brush
  • #12 flat brush
  • #1 round brush


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use a 1" flat brush to basecoat the inside of the wooden planter, Lavender Fields; the outside, Coastal Waters; the side-supports, Blue Bird; and the handle, Apple Green.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Trace and transfer the pattern onto the planter with a stylus or pencil and the tracing and transfer papers.
  3. Use a #1 round brush and Chartreuse to paint the vines.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a #12 flat brush to basecoat the flower petals Shrimp and the leaves, Chartreuse.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a #1 round brush and Poppy to outline the petals. Rinse brush. Use Apple Green and the same brush to outline and detail the leaves and vines.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a #1 round brush to add buds with Shrimp and Poppy and Chartreuse leaves at the bud bases.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use a #12 flat brush and Lavender Fields to paint the flower centers.
  8. Use the handle end of a brush and Poppy to dot flower petals.
    Step 7 Example
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