Plaid FolkArt & Apple Barrel King of the Castle Figurines

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by Julie Lewis, Plaid

Plaid FolkArt & Apple Barrel King of the Castle Figurines

Show your dad that he is the King around your castle for Father’s Day.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Paint Styrofoam ball Antique White or Chestnut. Insert brush handle into ball to hold while painting. Be sure to keep hole at bottom of head when adding face details later.
  • 3
    Paint two wood discs Antique White or Chestnut.
  • 4
    Paint base of wood candlestick Pure Gold; the middle Purple and the top Wicker White. When dry, apply Purple glitter in the color corresponding area. Using liner brush, add Black details such as eyes, nose and mouth on White area.
  • 5
    Paint bottom of box Coastal Blue and lid Wicker White. Apply several coats of Robin's Egg Blue glitter to bottom when dry.
  • 6
    Push wooden circles into both sides of head and glue for ears.
  • 7
    Using ears as reference, paint hair in either Chestnut or Black with round brush.
  • 8
    Using extremely dry stencil brush, apply cheeks with Bright Red. Use liner brush for face details and opposite end of brush dipped in paint for eyes.
  • 9
    Paint an area of Yellow foam that is approximately 9 inch x 3 inch Pure Gold. When dry, apply Gold glitter.
  • 10
    Download and print project template. Transfer crown pattern to foam and cut out. Trim to fit around head and staple ends together to close.
  • 11
    Glue gems around crown as shown.
  • 12
    Write words onto lid of box and glue on small gem at beginning and end of phrase.
  • 13
    Glue pieces together to finish. Glue crown to head.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bright Red 104107349
  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Black 104107352 (optional - see step 7)
  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Antique White 104107353 or Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Chestnut 104769865 (see steps 2 and 3)
  • Plaid FolkArt Extreme Glitter 2 oz. Gold 104547968
  • Plaid FolkArt Extreme Glitter 2 oz. Purple 104547978
  • Plaid FolkArt Extreme Glitter 2 oz. Robin's Egg Blue 104769897
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Coastal Blue 104107614
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Purple 104107507
  • Plaid FolkArt Metallic Paint 2 oz. Pure Gold 104107708
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Wicker White 104107634
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Ball 4 pc. 3 inch 104183635
  • Nicole™ Crafts Paper Mache 4 inch Box Round 104741047
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Candle Holder 4 inch 104445909
  • Sharpie Permanent Paint Marker Fine Point Black 104128524
  • Nicole™ Crafts Bling It Rhinestone Stickers 3 mm Multi-Color 104775824
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wooden Circle 3/4 inch 6 pc. 104139642
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Yellow 104258590
  • Nicole™ Crafts Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch White 4 pc. 104111939
  • Loew-Cornell Foam Stencil Brush 104447081
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Liner 1 104464145
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Round 4 104465042
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Wash 1/2 104464131
  • Stapler
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
Download Project Template