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Metal Pumpkin Pie Basket

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: DecoArt
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • DecoArt Americana® Acrylics:
  • Buttermilk
  • Burnt Orange
  • Mint Julep Green
  • DecoArt Primers, Sealers, and Finishes:
  • Americana® Primer & Sealer
  • Metal basket
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Paper towels
  • Tracing paper
  • Transfer paper
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Scissors (optional if adding ribbon/ embellishments)
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • Ribbon or other embellishments (optional)
  • #1 liner brush
  • #1 round brush
  • Pen
  • 1" pouncer

DIRECTIONS:
NOTE: Allow to dry completely between painting steps.
  1. Clean metal basket with rubbing alcohol and paper towels.
  2. On palette or plastic plate, pour out equal amounts of Mint Julep Green and Americana Primer & Sealer. Use 3/4" flat brush to mix and basecoat walls of basket.
  3. Use same brush to continue painting handle Mint Julep Green. Rinse brush.
  4. Use same brush to mix equal amounts of Americana Primer & Sealer and Burnt Orange. Use mix to basecoat inside of basket with 3/4" flat brush.
  5. On palette or plastic plate, use ¾” flat brush to mix equal amounts of Americana Primer & Sealer and Buttermilk. Use 1" pouncer to make random polka dots around bottom on all four sides. Save mix for next step. Rinse pouncer.
  6. Use ¾” flat brush and mix from previous step to basecoat underneath handle. Rinse brush.
  7. Use #1 round brush and Sealer/Buttermilk mix to paint thin rims on handle and base. Rinse brush.
(Optional) If desired, put certain pie name on basket, print off specific name in font of choice. Use pen and tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer pie name onto all four sides.
(Optional) Use #1 liner brush and Burnt Orange to paint pie name on all four sides and to add stripes to the handle. Rinse brush.
Add ribbon of choice and other embellishments to make basket more festive.

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