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Wooden Valentine's Day Heart Pendants

Americana® Acrylics

Wooden Valentine's Day Heart Pendants
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Wooden Valentine's Day Heart Pendants

designed by PLA Schneider

Making these whimsical heart-shaped pendants with Americana® Acrylics is child's play.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Antique Gold (DAO9)
  • Bahama Blue (DA255)
  • Cinnamon Drop (DA308)
  • Peony Pink (DA215)
  • Poodleskirt Pink (DA267)
  • Wisteria (DA211)
  • Zinc (DA304)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • pencil
  • liner brush
  • #6 flat brush
  • #8 round brush
  • electric drill
  • wooden heart shape (2)
  • ball chain (or ribbon)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use an electric drill to drill a hole at a diagonal through each wooden heart.
    Step 0 Example
  2. QUEEN: Use a pencil and the tracing and transfer papers to trace the pattern onto the wooden heart. Use a #8 round brush to paint the face in Snow White. Use a #8 round brush to paint around the face and sides in Cinnamon Drop.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a #8 round brush to paint the heart and cheeks in Poodleskirt Pink. Use a #8 round brush to paint the eyeshadow in Bahama Blue.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a liner brush to paint the eyes in Zinc and the mouth in Cinnamon Drop.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a liner brush to outline the heart in Wisteria. Use a liner brush to paint the crown in Antique Gold and dot the tops in Snow White.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a #6 flat brush to paint checks around the sides in Peony Pink and Poodleskirt Pink. Place a ball chain or ribbon through the drilled hole.
    Step 5 Example
  7. CAT: Use a pencil and the tracing and transfer papers to trace the pattern onto the wooden heart. Use a #8 round brush to paint the face in Snow White. Use a #8 round brush to paint around the face and sides in Bahama Blue.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Use a #8 round brush and Wisteria to paint horizontal stripes on the cat's face. Use a #8 round brush to paint the cheeks in Poodleskirt Pink. Use a #8 round brush to paint the heart in Bahama Blue.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Use a liner brush to paint the eyes in Zinc. Use a liner brush to paint the nose and mouth in Cinnamon Drop.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Use a #6 flat brush to paint checks around the side in Peony Pink and Poodleskirt Pink. Place a chain or ribbon through the drilled hole.
    Step 9 Example
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