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Heart Necklaces with Metallic Accents

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Heart Necklaces with Metallic Accents
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Heart Necklaces with Metallic Accents

designed by Rita Barakat

Celebrate love with unique heart pendants made with DecoArt Media® Fluid Acrylics and Metallic Lustres.

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DecoArt Media® Fluid Acrylics

  • Quinacridone Magenta (DMFA35)
  • Raw Sienna (DMFA36)
  • Ultramarine Blue (DMFA43)

Metallic Lustre®

  • Brilliant Turquoise (ML11C)
  • Copper Kettle (ML01C)
  • Gold Rush (ML02C)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • Americana® Matte Spray Finish (DAS13)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • 1/4" flat brush
  • toothpicks (or small brush)
  • stylus (or texture tool)
  • clean cloth
  • wire (floss, or ribbon)
  • air-dry paper clay


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Shape hearts out of the air-dry clay. Press diamond patterns and letters into the hearts with a stylus or texture tool. Use a small brush or toothpick to make holes in the clay to string later. Let dry completely.
    Step 0 Example
  2. After the hearts have dried, paint them in Quinacridone Magenta, Raw Sienna, and Ultramarine Blue.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Rub a little Metallic Lustre on the hearts with a finger or clean cloth: Use Copper Kettle on Quinacridone Magenta, Brilliant Turquoise on Raw Sienna, and Gold Rush on Ultramarine Blue.
    Step 2 Example
  4. String wire, floss, or ribbon through the hole to complete.
    Step 3 Example
  5. For added durability, spray the heart pendants with Americana Spray Sealer in a finish of your choice. (We used Matte finish.)