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Shimmery Holiday Poinsettia Canvas

Extreme Sheen™

Shimmery Holiday Poinsettia Canvas
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Shimmery Holiday Poinsettia Canvas

designed by Jessica Alea

Stencil a poinsettia onto canvas and add shine with Extreme Sheen™.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Cadmium Red (DAO15)
  • Santa Red (DA170)

DecoArt® Extreme Sheen™

  • 24K Gold (DPM04)
  • Aquamarine (DPM16)
  • Copper (DPM10)
  • Sterling Silver (DPM07)

Value Kraft Stencils

  • Deck the Halls (8" x 8") (DKS07)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels (and/or rag)
  • ruler (optional)
  • pencil (optional)
  • 1" painter's tape
  • cosmetic sponge
  • 10" x 10" canvas
  • paintbrushes


  1. Tape off or draw even diagonal lines across the canvas. Paint every other stripe Cadmium Red. Allow to dry.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Once dry, paint the rest of the exposed stripes Santa Red. Allow to dry and apply a second coat.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Once the second coat is dry, secure the poinsettia stencil from the Deck the Halls stencil pack with painter's tape.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Lightly dab Sterling Silver on the petals, Aquamarine on the leaves and ferns, 24K Gold on the ribbons, and Copper on the berries and center of the poinsettia. Remove the stencil immediately after stenciling. Accent with 24K Gold, as desired.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Allow to dry thoroughly.
    Step 4 Example