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Thanksgiving Coasters and Matching Wine Tags

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Thanksgiving Coasters and Matching Wine Tags
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Thanksgiving Coasters and Matching Wine Tags

Thanksgiving Coasters and Matching Wine Tags

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Dazzle holiday dinner guests with coasters and wine tags embellished with Dazzling MetallicsĀ®.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Bright Blue (DA351)

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Dishwasher-Safe Decou-Page (DS132)

Dazzling Metallics®

  • Black Pearl (DA127)
  • Bright Brass (DA338)
  • Bronze (DAO73)
  • Ice Blue (DAO75)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels (and/or rags)
  • scissors
  • jump rings
  • E6000 Glue
  • artificial leaves
  • paintbrushes
  • coasters (2)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Paint both coasters in Bright Blue.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Mix Black Pearl and Ice Blue to make a midnight blue and paint both coasters.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Gather leaves of various styles and remove them from the stems.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Dry-brush the leaves with Bronze.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Dry-brush the leaves with Bright Brass. (Don't cover the entire surface of the leaves; let some of the natural color peek through.)
    Step 4 Example
  6. Cut the leaves individually and shape them up by tapering the bottom edges.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Plan out a design on the tiles, making sure to set aside some leaves for the wine tags. Adhere the first layer of leaves with a strong glue like E6000, framing one side.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Adhere another leaf to balance it out.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Adhere two more leaves to finish the top layer, windowing the space between the others.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Seal the entire coaster with Dishwasher-Safe Decou-Page.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Use the remaining leaves to make wine tags, cutting a small hole in them and pushing jump rings through.
    Step 10 Example
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