DecoArt® Patchwork Vases

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by DecoArt® Design Team

DecoArt® Patchwork Vases

Using glossy paint turns ordinary vases into the beautiful DecoArt® Patchwork Vases.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time.
  • 2
    Clean vases and remove labels with rubbing alcohol. Make sure vases are completely dry before you begin painting.
  • 3
    Use 3/4 inch flat brush to apply square of Bright Orange in upper right corner of vase front.
  • 4
    Continuing with Bright Orange, work in diagonal pattern. Paint square below and to left of first. Continue this way over each vase. Your squares do not have to be perfectly square to have a perfect project. You only need to ensure that each individual shape is completely covered in paint and no glass is showing.
  • 5
    Use 3/4 inch flat brush and Bright Yellow, paint square next to a Bright Orange square. Continue adding squares. Remember that you have third color to add.
  • 6
    Mix together equal amounts of Bright Yellow and Bright Orange. Use this mixture to finish patchwork, filling in all empty squares.
  • 7
    Follow package instructions for allowing paint to dry.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Chelsea Home Imports Glass Cube Vase 6 inch 104185795
  • Chelsea Home Imports Medium Rectangle Glass Vase 104185769 (2)
  • DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels® Paint 2 oz. Bright Orange 104549510 (2)
  • DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels® Paint 2 oz. Bright Yellow 104549512 (2)
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Wash Size 3/4 104118914
  • Plastic Plate or Palette
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Clean
  • Dry Cloth
  • Water Container
  • Paper Towels