Plaid FolkArt Foam Fingers

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by Julie Lewis, Plaid

Plaid FolkArt Foam Fingers

Fun way to root for the home team!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Download and print project template. Place template onto each of the foam sheets and cut out with scissors. Tip: change supplies such as the foam sheets, paints, baker's twine and fabric basket to match your team's favorite colors!
  • 3
    Place finger pattern onto foam sheets and cut out with craft knife or scissors.
  • 4
    Using stencil brush, apply Licorice dots to red foam fingers and Apple Red dots to Licorice fingers. Let dry.
  • 5
    Paint dowel rods Steel Gray. Cut two small slits towards bottom end of fingers. Weave rods through slits and glue to secure.
  • 6
    Cut out a triangle from scrap paper. Place this triangle upside down at top center of basket and trace (use photo as a guide, if necessary). Remove triangle. Apply several coats of Apple Red allowing drying between each application. Repeat on both sides of the basket, but this time paint the triangles Steel Gray.
  • 7
    Glue bakers twine along top edge of pennants as shown. Tie two bows and glue at both ends of twine.
  • 8
    Place fingers into basket or insert into Styrofoam in basket if desired. You may need to trim the Styrofoam with the craft knife to make it fit. If desired, place artificial grass in basket.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Plaid FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Steel Grey 104769981
  • Plaid FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Licorice 104769985
  • Plaid FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Apple Red 104770041
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104258586 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Red 104258592 (2)
  • Black Fabric Basket
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Sheet Sized to Fit Basket (optional - see step 7)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Dowel 3/8 inch x 12 inch 10 pc. 104141485
  • Artificial Grass (optional - see step 7)
  • Darice Baker's Twine 120 feet Cappuccino Mix 104728475 (as shown
  • project uses the Black Baker's Twine)
  • X-ACTO Precision Instruments No. 1 Knife 104135101
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Sponge Brush Medium 104114473
  • Paper Towels
  • Foam Plate or Palette
  • Brush Basin
Download Project Template