Emilie Bier Do it Your Self

Martha Stewart Crafts Painted Ornaments


Grab some ornaments made of wood – and your Martha Stewart templates – these unique painted ornaments! They are easy to personalize and make great gifts. I’ve had bought some ornaments made of wood at Michael's laying around for about two years, and I am so excited to share with you that I *finally got* a chance To paint you.I guess it just takes the right preparation and materials all come together at the right time. For this project, I have some supplies, including treats from the new Martha Stewart decorative paints line by Plaid . . . I also have my favorite Mod hodgepodge of Dimensional Magic. It’s a lot of glitter and bright colors goin’ on, as it should be for the holiday. These were so fun – I had a blast. Read on to find out how they were made.wood-Painted ornaments Collect These Supplieswood ornament balls – these were $.99 a piece to MichaelsMod hodgepodge is Dimensional magic Martha Stewart Crafts Paint – that's a lot of colors, use as many or as few as you like. I was play!Satin Finish: wedding cakes, Scottish Highlands Chestnut Brown, Habanero, surf metallic Finish: Yellow Gold mother of pearl glitter Finish: Braunstein, , feldspar, garnet Martha Stewart Crafts Holiday Icons II adhesive StencilsSpouncers – small paint brushes in different size ribbon scissors small rhinestone craft glueThe key for everything, what look good with these colors allow appropriate dry time. This is the hardest for me, because I am absolutely impatient in every respect. I promise, you won’t regret it. I first decided on my paint-color-combinations and then went into the city base coating. Small brush will help you in this step. Basecoat everything first and let them dry. My little round guy was to paint the feldspar-glitter paint over the Surf. I quickly realized that the brush was the way to go with the glitter paint. Use the spouncer!you Give some of the layers of glitter until you have the desired glitter effect you're looking for. I wanted it sparkly, so I painted on about five layers. at The conclusion of this ornament I have a few more snowflakes using the self-adhesive template. This is where I learned patience.I painted on a snowflake (RUB the stencil down firmly, and then use it to paint with a spouncer), washed, and then the template (and let dry) before painting another. If you do this, you will get the cleanest lines. My acorn jewelry got the gingerbread man template. Note that I painted the top of Habanero and added garnet glitter paint to it off to finish. you Pull up the stencil while the paint is still wet and touch up with a small brush as needed. After the painting of the body with chestnut brown, I came back with the stencil again and added Brownstone glitter on top.I let everything dry, and gave my little man some of the buttons with the end of a brush. This tear was my most difficult wood ornament. It’s not that it was hard, but it took some time, so a lot of holly on it.If you have several painted ornaments drying at once, it’s not a big deal, because the paint dries quickly. You will work on one and then switch dries to a other during everything. I decided to three-Dimensional magic, two of the ornaments (gingerbread man, and holly). Simply remove the cap and pour a little on your palette – or you can dump a bottle of the whole, as I did, but I don’t recommend it (oops). color of the three-Dimensional magic on with a brush, an epoxy-glossy-ish effect. This new tape dispenser is a great ornament to dry owner!Make sure you have your brush directly in the water after the use of the DM, because if it dries you’ll throw away the brush.  let everything dry thoroughly. Add the finishing touch to your painted ornaments, such as multi-function dress bar iron and rhinestones with craft glue. I couldn’t be more pleased with my painted ornaments! I love the Martha Stewart colors (and I mean love), are welded to the stencils rock and you, I love Dimensional magic.I need to head to Michaels and see if they form more and more of these cute little wood, because I have so many more stencils and these are great projects as gifts. Have you painted any wooden ornaments for Christmas this year?you Love to Mod the hodgepodge of ornaments? I’ve got a LOT of ideas for you. You just click on the image below!

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