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Summer at the Lake Scrapbook Page

Americana® Acrylics

Summer at the Lake Scrapbook Page
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Summer at the Lake Scrapbook Page

designed by Felicity Greiner

This scrapbook page created using Americana® Acrylics focuses on lake-side summer adventures.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Banana Cream (DA309)
  • Cadmium Red (DAO15)
  • Espresso (DA271)
  • Foliage Green (DA269)
  • Jack-O'-Lantern Orange (DA229)
  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)
  • Salem Blue (DAO43)
  • True Blue (DAO36)

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Matte Decou-Page (DS106)

Other supplies

  • scissors
  • flat brush
  • painter's tape
  • liner brush
  • round object for tracing
  • small spray bottle of water
  • baby wipes
  • small round brush
  • ballpoint pen
  • assorted scrapbook paper (green-patterned)
  • watercolor paper
  • photo (of your choice)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Cut a piece of watercolor paper to 12" x 12". Spray with water and apply Salem Blue randomly, allowing it to spread. Repeat the process with water using Salem Blue and True Blue. Cut a hill from green-patterned scrapbook paper. Use Matte Decou-Page to adhere the hill and water into place.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Trace a round object onto a photo of your choice for the top right and adhere using Decou-Page. Tape off the sunrays; use a flat brush to apply yellow and allow it to fade. Cut a house and roof from patterned-scrapbook paper. Use a baby wipe to wipe orange onto the house and red onto the roof. Paint a red door and blue window with a flat brush. Use a liner brush to outline house in details in black.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Transfer the lettering pattern. Mix True Blue with black; use mix to paint in the letters with a small round brush.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a flat brush to paint in green trees and a round brush to paint in brown trunk. Paint the pier in brown. Paint the birds and fish using a small round brush, orange, and red. Write a sentiment of choice in the sunrays with black and a liner brush.
    Step 3 Example
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