DecoArt Stars and Stripes Tray

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Stars and Stripes Tray

Create a tray that honors Old Glory.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint and varnish to dry between steps. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Paint tray as follows: ends, Country Red; sides, Yellow Ochre; inside Light Buttermilk.
  • 3
    Tape off three 1/2 inch borders on each end of inside area. Paint borders True Blue. Remove screws from ball knobs and paint those True Blue as well. Remove tape.
  • 4
    Tape off stripes on inside Light Buttermilk section. Paint stripes Country Red. Remove tape.
  • 5
    Download and print project template. Trace and transfer template on True Blue sections. Paint stars Yellow Ochre.
  • 6
    Use marker to add stitch marks on stripes and stars.
  • 7
    Use brush handle and Light Buttermilk to dot ball knobs.
  • 8
    Position and adhere ball knobs on bottom corners of tray.
  • 9
    Apply varnish, allowing to dry between coats.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Light Buttermilk 104106610 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Yellow Ochre 104106685
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Country Red 104106620
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. True Blue 104106664
  • DecoArt Americana 12 oz. Sealer Spray Matte 104549584
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Tray Large 104141788
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Flat Knob with Screws 2 inch 104751964 (4)
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Wash 3/4 104464133
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Shader 8 104464129
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Foam Pouncer 3 pc. Medium 104110703
  • Plastic Plate or Palette
  • Nicole™ Crafts Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch White 4 pc. 104111939
  • Nicole™ Crafts Econo Tracing Pad 9 inch x 12 inch 30 pc. 104135777
  • 3M 3/4 inch x 60 yard Painter Masking Tape 104148328
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Sharpie Permanent Paint Marker Fine Point Black 104128524
  • Screwdriver
  • Water Container
  • Paper Towels
Download Project Template