Plaid Mod Podge Apple Barrel Turtle from Recycled Containers

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by Julie Lewis, Plaid

Plaid Mod Podge Apple Barrel Turtle from Recycled Containers

You'll make a turtle that is truly Green when you make the Plaid Mod Podge Apple Barrel Turtle from Recycled Containers.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:45 minutes

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between applications. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Tear an equal of Blue and Green tissue paper into small pieces and apply to outside of larger part of container with Mod Podge.
  • 3
    Tear newspaper into same small pieces and apply to smaller part of container.
  • 4
    Paint egg Caterpillar. Apply eyes and mouth with Black and White, using liner brush and dots made from opposite end of brush dipped in paint.
  • 5
    Cut four feet and tail from Dark Brown foam.
  • 6
    Glue two Neon Green and two Tan chenille stems into grooved lip around container bottom and lid as shown.
  • 7
    Glue tail and feet to underside of turtle bottom.
  • 8
    Push in larger end of egg with thumb to create a small indentation. Glue head to shell of turtle.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:45 minutes

Project Supplies

  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. White 104107351
  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Black 104107352
  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Caterpillar 104770141
  • Plaid Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer
  • Glue and Finish 8 oz. Gloss 104107933
  • Plastic Green Fruit Container
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Ball 4 pc. 2-1/2 inch 104183631
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 1/2 104118912
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Liner Size 1 104118916
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6 mm 25 pc. Neon 104277486
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6 mm 25 pc. Multi-Color 104277481
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Dark Brown 104258588
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tissue Paper 12 pc. 20 inch x 26 inch Blue 104127655
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tissue Paper 10 pc. 20 inch x 26 inch Green 104127645
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Newspaper
  • Scissors