Peppermint Candy E-Pattern By Donna Hodson
E-Pattern by Donna Hodson includes color photo, drawings and full painting instructions.
SURFACE: 5” x 6” plywood rectangle by WoodPile, available at Hobby Lobby. It comes in a package of 6. Other similar surfaces will work or you can enlarge or reduce to fit other surfaces.
Scrapbook paper: the Paper Studio, No. 186270 Christmas Plaid, available at Hobby Lobby or another similar paper.
Note: I will offer an alternative background if you prefer not to use the scrapbook paper.
PAINT: DecoArt Americana Acrylic
Avocado, Citron Green, Cranberry Wine, Fiery Red (NEON), Graphite, Grey Sky, Hauser Dark Green, Hauser Light Green, Hauser Medium Green, Leaf Green, Scarlet, Snow White, Tomato Red,
¾” wash brush
Script liners. Sizes 2, 00, 6/0, and 18/0 or similar sizes
Size 1 round
Sizes 4, 6, and 8 flats
Old medium large flat brush for applying glue, ½” or larger
Brush you varnish with
Decou-Page Glue/Sealer Matte decoupage glue by DecoArt
Americana Sealer/Finisher DAS13 Matte spray, or DuraClear Ultra Matte Varnish by DecoArt
Multi-Purpose Sealer by DecoArt
Varnish of choice. I like the DuraClear Matte or Ultra Matte by DecoArt
3M P320 Flexible Sandpaper (home improvement stores) or 600 wet/dry sandpaper (automotive stores) or a piece of brown paper sack.
Sharp Craft knife (new blade)
Cutting mat or old magazine
Bone folder or smooth sided pen or brush handle
Awl or ice pick
Old grey and white graphite
About 14” Black Wire 18 gauge or what your desire for hanging
Small needle nosed pliers
Hand drill with 1/8” bit
Scotch brand tape
Usual acrylic supplies
Optional: COMBO CIRCLE template 977-110 to help keep star lights and berries round