DecoArt Striped Distressed Tray

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Striped Distressed Tray

With so many paints at A.C. Moore, it’s easy to coordinate this project with your favorite style!

Project Details

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

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Using 3/4 inch flat brush, paint outside walls of tray Deep Burgundy. Use #6 flat brush to paint any small areas to avoid getting paint on inside of tray. Rinse brush.
  • 3
    Use 3/4 inch flat brush to paint inside of tray Desert Sand. Let dry.
  • 4
    Tear off painter's tape, position at diagonal on inside of tray. (Make sure each strip is flat on surface.)
  • 5
    Use 3/4 inch flat brush to paint Deep Burgundy in spaces between painter's tape. Let dry. Carefully remove tape.
  • 6
    Dip dry 1 inch flat brush in Desert Sand. Pounce off excess paint on palette.
  • 7
    Very lightly brush Desert Sand on outer edges of tray to create distressed look.

Project Details

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

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bleached Sand 104521675 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Deep Burgundy 104106593 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Tray Large 104141788 (or other Large Tray)
  • 3M 3/4 inch x 60 yard Painter Masking Tape 104148328
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 3/4 104118914
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Round Size 6 104118924
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Round Size 1 104618704
  • Foam Plate or Palette
  • Ruler
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Container