DecoArt Pretty in Pink Sorority Set

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Pretty in Pink Sorority Set

Decorate a dorm room in accessories you crafted yourself!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between steps. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Using a 3/4 inch flat brush, paint the box in Zinc.
  • 3
    Using a 1 inch chip brush, dry-brush the box with Melon both vertically and horizontally.
  • 4
    Using a 3/4 inch flat brush, paint the paddle (or cutting board) in Zinc.
  • 5
    Using a 1 inch chip brush, dry-brush the paddle (or cutting board) with Melon both vertically and horizontally.
  • 6
    Cut the cardstock/decorative paper into a rectangle to fit the paddle, leaving a border of about 1/4 inch. Trace and cut out (or print, trace and cut out) the sorority symbols. Cut out the flowers from the cardstock/decorative paper. Glue the cut-out cardstock/decorative paper in place on the paddle (or cutting board), starting with the rectangle, followed by the symbols and flowers.
  • 7
    Trace the pattern of girl onto scrapbook paper. Using a liner brush and Lamp (Ebony) Black, paint all of the outlines. Using a #6 flat brush and Lamp (Ebony) Black, fill in her hair. Using a #6 flat brush, lightly paint the cheeks in Melon; using a liner brush, paint her lips in Melon.
  • 8
    When paint and glue are dry, seal the paddle (or cutting board) and box with several coats of DuraClear Satin Varnish using a 3/4 inch flat brush. Allow to dry between coats.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Melon 104549547 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Zinc 104770333
  • DecoArt Americana DuraClear 2 oz. Varnish Satin 104387409
  • Wood Box of Your Choice
  • Wooden Paddle/Cutting Board of Your Choice
  • Three Pieces of Coordinating 12 inch x 12 inch Cardstock
  • Coordinating Ribbon
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Flat 6 104464405
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Liner 1 104464145
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Wash 3/4 104464133
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chip Brush Set 3 pc. 104548588
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Water Container
  • Paper Towels
  • Pencil
  • Scissors