DecoArt® Advent Christmas Tree

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by DecoArt® Design Team

DecoArt® Advent Christmas Tree

Countdown to Christmas creatively and colorfully with the DecoArt® Advent Christmas Tree!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry before you place the drawers back into the advent tree. Remove any product labels from the advent calendar before starting project.
  • 2
    Remove all drawers.
  • 3
    Using 1 inch flat brush, paint entire top part of surface with two coats of Cotton Ball. (Use number 10 round brush for hard-to-reach corners/crevices.)
  • 4
    Use 1 inch flat brush to paint bottom portions with two coats of Apple Green. (See photo for placement.)
  • 5
    Using 3/4 inch flat brush, paint front part of drawers with two coats of paint. Paint three drawer fronts, Coastal Waters; three drawer fronts, Flamingo; seven drawer fronts, Chartreuse; eight drawer fronts, Apple Green; three drawer fronts (at bottom of tree), Cotton Ball.
  • 6
    Using #2 round brush paint the numbers in various sizes with Cotton ball. Either free hand OR select from the internet, print and trace.
  • 7
    Using ¾ in flat brush, add sparkle with one heavy coat of Craft Twinkles Crystal.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Advent Tree 20 inch 104564613
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cotton Ball 104770357 (2)
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Flamingo 104770363 (2)
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Chartreuse 104770389 (2)
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Apple Green 104770391 (2)
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Coastal Waters 104770399 (2)
  • DecoArt® Craft Twinkles® Glitter Paint 2 oz. Crystal 104106719
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Wash Size 1 104118913
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Wash Size 3/4 104118914
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Round Size 10 104118921
  • Loew-Cornell® Taklon Brush Round 2 104548598
  • Water Container and Water (to rinse brushes)
  • Paper Towels (to dry brushes)
  • Palette or Plastic Plate