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Woodland Fox Cookie Container with Moss Accents

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Woodland Fox Cookie Container with Moss Accents
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Woodland Fox Cookie Container with Moss Accents

designed by Kendra Aston

Follow these simple instructions using Americana Multi-Surface Acrylics to create your own Woodland fox friend.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Burnt Orange (DAO16)

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Matte Decou-Page (DS106)

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Black Tie (DA539)
  • Cactus (DA564)
  • Cocoa Bean (DA535)
  • Red Barn (DA507)
  • Soft Jade (DA545)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • stylus or pencil
  • transfer paper
  • ruler
  • #3 round brush
  • 1" flat brush
  • 1/4" flat brush
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • bottle or round container
  • craft knife or scissors
  • decorative moss
  • 1 piece of scrapbook paper (Wood Grain Pattern)
  • pinecones (berries)
  • watercolor paper
  • drill gun (bits, screws)
  • wood twig

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Transfer provided template onto a piece of watercolor paper using transfer paper. Transfer one fox and 2-3 mushrooms.
  2. Using a #3 round brush and 1/4" flat brush, paint the body of the fox in Burnt Orange, as shown.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Using #3 round brush, paint the scarf in Americana Multi-Surface Acrylics in Cactus, Red Barn, and Soft Jade. Paint the tops of the mushrooms in Red Barn.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Paint the legs and nose of the fox in Cocoa Bean. Use the end of the brush to dot the eyes in Black Tie.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Using a craft knife of scissors, cut out the fox and mushrooms.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Cut a piece of wood grain scrapbook paper to fit the container. Use a 1" flat brush or a foam brush to spread Americana Matte Decou-Page onto the container. Position paper and remove any wrinkles or bubbles with your finger.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Apply another layer of Decou-Page onto the surface of the scrapbook paper. While it is still wet, position fox and apply another coat of Decou-Page onto the fox. Repeat with mushrooms. Be sure to place them around the base of the can, leaving a 1/4" gap at the bottom for the moss to be placed.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Use a hot glue gun to attach the moss around the bottom of the can and on the surface of the lid. Be sure to leave a small circle in the middle of the lid for the wood twig knob.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Using a hot glue gun to adhere the wood twig onto the surface.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Drill in a screw through the bottom of the lid to help the twig stay in place more securely.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Use hot glue to attach berries and pinecones around the base of the twig. Tie raffia around the twig and add glue to hold it in place.
    Step 10 Example
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