Nicole™ Crafts Ceramic Painted Tree 

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by Ginny Lowe, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Ceramic Painted Tree 

Christmas trees don't always have to be green!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the paint nor the Snow Accents.
  • 2
    Paint the ceramic tree and base Sky Blue.
  • 3
    Double load brush with Lavender Fields on left and Sky Blue on right. Accent all branches of the tree with this double-loaded brush. Allow to dry. Repeat this color pattern to the base of the tree. (Tip: be sure all holes are paint free before paint dries.)
  • 4
    Cut stem on each snowflake to fit holes in tree. Use Beacon adhesive to adhere snowflakes in various holes around tree. Use same adhesive to adhere Clear bulbs in remaining holes and adhere star in top of tree.
  • 5
    Hot glue icicles in various spots around tree. If using alternate glue, hold until secure.
  • 6
    Using wood craft stick or toothpick, apply Snow Accents around tree. Be sure to apply extra to tops of icicles to help hold them in place.
  • 7
    While Snow Accents are still wet, shake on glitter. Allow to dry.
  • 8
    Wire the lamp kit by putting the cord through base and up hole on top. The screw and washer from the kit go into the bottom of socket. Loop the end of each wire and place the ends around each screw and tighten.
  • 9
    Add light bulb. Place tree on base.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Darice Do-It-Yourself Ceramic Christmas Tree 11-1/3 inch 104799028
  • Darice Ceramic Tree Accessories Flame Pin Multi-Color Lights 100 pc. 104636995
  • Darice Ceramic Tree Accessories 3-7/8 inch x 2-5/8 inch Aurora Borealis Stars 2 pc. 104636997
  • Darice Ceramic Tree Accessories Lamp Kit 104799032
  • Nicole™ Crafts Ultra Fine Premium Glitter 2 oz. Multi-Color Diamond Dust 104558993
  • Duncan 4 oz. Snow Accents 104130634
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures 5 cm White and Glitter Snowflake 3 pc. 104554848 (3)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Tree Treasures Ornaments 2 inch Clear and Mica Icicles 6 pc. 104554770
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Iridescent 104277431
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Sky Blue 104770397
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lavender Fields 104770411
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Angle Shader Size 1/2 inch 104118888
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Beacon Quick Grip All-Purpose Permanent Adhesive 2 oz. 104290188
  • Wood Craft Stick or Toothpick
  • Screwdriver
  • Scissors