DECOR Cling Snow and Snowman Trio Wreath by Deb Antonick

INSTRUCTIONS
Learn more about Deb Antonick at - http://www.paintingwithdeb.com/

Background –
  • Basecoat the board with Chalky Finish Serene.
  • Stamp the background with the Décor Snowflakes stamp as follows:
    Load the stamp using the brayer with Wedgewood Blue and quickly stamp a section of the board. Reload and repeat until the surface is covered. Wipe the stamp with a baby wipe to clean.
  • Repeat with Blue Chiffon.
  • Repeat with Warm White.
Wreath –
  • Tape the stencil in place.
  • Use the palette knife to apply a thin coat of the Embossing Paste. Carefully remove stencil and wash immediately.
  • Let dry.
  • Basecoat the berries with Quinacridone Red. Float/shade the berries with Quinacridone Red mixed with a touch of Prussian Blue Hue.
  • Carefully line up the stencil over the textured wreath.
  • Use a makeup sponge to dab DecoArt Matte Medium over the stenciled design and quickly sprinkle with Glamour Dust. Repeat in small sections until the entire wreath is covered.
  • Remove stencil and clean.
“Let it Snow” –
  • Use a stencil for the "Let It Snow" like DWLG717 Dreamweaver Stencils Let It Snow
  • Tape the stencil in place.
  • Use a palette knife to apply a thin coat of the Dreamweaver Embossing Paste. Quickly sprinkle with Glamour Dust while still wet.
  • Carefully remove stencil and clean.
 
Snowman Ornaments:
 
Ornaments –
  • Base the round ornaments with 2 coats of Light Buttermilk, drying between coats.
  • Sand lightly.
  • Base with a thin coat of DecoArt Media Matte Medium. Let dry.
  • Stamp 2 each of the ornaments with one of the snowman stamps.
  • Float/shade around the each of the snowmen and along the bottom half of each ornament with Wedgewood Blue.
  • Float/highlight along the top of the ornaments with Warm White.
  • Deepen shading with Media Prussian Blue Hue.
  • Emboss the top hangers of each ornament with the Shabby Blue Embossing Powder.
  • Brush some of the DecoArt Matte Medium over the snowflakes on the ornaments and sprinkle with Glamour Dust.
Snowmen –
  • Float/shade the snowmen with Blue Chiffon.
  • Float/highlight with Warm White.
  • Deepen the shading with a little Media Prussian Blue Hue.
  • Brighten the highlights with Media Titanium White.
  • Base the nose with Canyon Orange. Float/shade with Media Quinacridone Red.
  • Drybrush the cheeks with a brush mux of Media Quinacridone Red and Media Titanium White. Dot the cheeks, eyes and buttons with Titanium White.
Hats and Scarves –
  • Base the Red dots and stripes with a wash (paint thinned with water) of Quinadridone Red.
  • Base the Green dots and stripes with a wash of Green Gold.
  • Base the white with Titanium White.
  • Shade the Red with Quinacridone Red (full strength)
  • Shade the Green with Green Gold (full strength)
  • Stipple Dreamweaver Embossing Paste onto the pom pom’s and the hat brims. Sprinkle with Glamour Dust white still wet.
 
Finishing:
  • Adhere the little red bows to the ornaments.
  • Adhere the ornaments to the Wreath with the Pop Up Glue Dots.
  • Adhere a few paper snowflakes as desired.
  • Wrap a coordinating ribbon around the top.
  • Spray with DecoArt Matte Sealer/Finisher Spray.
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Also uses these supplies:

Surface:
#90060 Dutch Noodle Board from www.jbwood.com
6 x 3 ¼” round ornaments #2330 from www.bearwithusinc.com
 
Supplies:
Stencil – Americana Decor Stencils - Winterberry Wreath (18"x18") ADS401-K from www.DecoArt.com
“Let it Snow” Stencil – any
I cut mine on my Silhouette using this file: https://www.silhouettedesignstore.com/view-shape/164950
Stamp – Snowman Trio Cling Stamps CLD08
Stamp – Decor Cling Snowflakes DCR102
Ink – Onyx Black VersaFine Instant Dry Pigment Ink by Tsukineko STF082
Shabby Blue Embossing Powder FREG029
VersaMark Watermark Ink Pad VM001
Dreamweaver Embossing Paste DWDEP
 
Brushes: FM Dynasty Brush
¾”, ½” Faux Squirrel Flats 1827F
3/8” Angular Shader 1827A
#4 Round 1827R
 
Additional Supplies:
6 x Small red bows
Palette knife
Brayer
Assorted paper snowflakes
Popup Glue Dots
Glue Dots
Baby Wipes
Piece of fine sandpaper
30” of coordinating Christmas Ribbon.
Painters tape
Makeup sponge
 
DecoArt Paints and Mediums:
DecoArt Glamour Dust DAS37
DecoArt Americana Décor Chalky Finish Paint – Serene ADC18
DecoArt Media Matte Medium
 
DecoArt Acrylics:
Wedgewood Blue DA038
Blue Chiffon DA193
Warm White DA239
Light Buttermilk DA164
Canyon OrangeDA238
 
DecoArt Fluid Media Acrylics:
Quinacridone Red DMFA33
Green Gold DMFA14
Prussian Blue Hue DMFA30
Titanium White DMFA39
 

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