Tree Hugger E-Pattern By Donna Hodson
E-Pattern by Donna Hodson includes color photo, drawings and full painting instructions.
All parts sold separately
The 6” x 4” ornament was originally painted in 2008 and the ornament blank
would have to be custom cut. I have repainted this on a 6 ¾” x 5” scalloped plaque that is
available at www.lonnalamb.com. Other similar sized surfaces would work or you can
enlarge or reduce for other sizes.
PAINT: DecoArt Americana Acrylic
Baby Blue, Burnt Umber, Canyon Orange, Deep Midnight Blue, Desert Sand, Hauser Dark
Green, Hauser Light Green, Hauser Medium Green, Lamp Black, Olive Green, Snow White,
Tomato Red, Uniform Blue, Winter Blue,
Other: Gesso, any brand
Sizes 4, 6, 8 flats
18/0 and size 1 script liners
Small deerfoot or stipple brush
Stencil brush, optional, or spatter brush
¾” wash brush
Optional: Stencil for snowflakes, ST-031 Snowflakes – 3 by Stencil Art, www.countrybear-wood.com or any other similar stencil with small snowflakes. You could also spatter
the background if desired.
3M P320 flexible sandpaper, 600 wet dry sandpaper, or piece of paper sack.
12” – 14” white or silver wire, wire cutters, and small needle nosed pliers or cord to hang.
Green, gold, or silver cord for hanging ornament
Older grey and white graphite
Varnish of choice. I like DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt or JoSonja’s Polyurethane
220 sandpaper if using wood
Usual acrylic supplies