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How To Projects — Paint

Home Sign with Pineapple

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Home Sign with Pineapple

Supplies:

Wood plaque
Craft paint and brushes
Tracing paper
Pattern download

Directions:

  • Print pattern (shrink or enlarge pattern to fit wood plaque)
  • NOTE: if using a large plaque cut pattern apart & enlarge each letter individually
  • Use tracing paper and draw pattern onto wood
  • Paint over the pattern and allow to dry

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Palm Painted Towel

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Palm Painted Towel

Supplies:

Flour sack towel
Fabric paint
Foam brush
Heavy card stock, tape and scissors
Palm leaf pattern

Directions:

  • Wash towel and iron flat
  • Download palm image, print onto card stock and carefully cut out image starting in center of palm keeping edges in tact
  • Place palm stencil on towel, tape in place and lightly stencil using fabric paint; be careful to hold down small pieces of the stencil so that paint doesn’t seep underneath
  • Move stencil around on towel for random placement and repeat until towel is covered
  • Allow to dry for 2-3 days; can be washed on gentle cycle and air dry or low heat

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Pompom Pineapple and Flamingo

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Pompom Pineapple and Flamingo

Supplies for Pineapple:

Yellow yarn
Extra-large pompom maker
Unfinished place card stand
Green craft paint and brush
Green card stock and scissors
Glue gun and glue
Pineapple leaves download

Directions:

  • Paint stand green and set aside to dry
  • Follow manufactures directions and make yellow pompom
  • Glue pompom pineapple onto stand covering spiral shape
  • Print pineapple leaves onto green card stock
  • Cut out pineapple leaves and glue in place at the top of the pom pom

Supplies for Pompom Flamingo

Pink yarn
Large pompom maker
Unfinished place card stand
Black craft paint and brush
Scrap of black card stock for legs
Pink card stock for flamingo head/neck
Glue gun and glue
Flamingo pattern

Directions:

  • Paint stand and metal black and set aside to dry
  • Follow manufactures directions and make pink pompom
  • Cut 3 - 1/16” pieces of black card stock and glue onto stand for legs (one to cover post and 2 cut shorter for bent leg)
  • Glue pompom onto stand over spiral 
  • Print flamingo pattern onto pink card stock
  • Cut out flamingo head/neck and glue in place

 

 

 

 

                   

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Paint by Number Palm Leaf

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Paint by Number Palm Leaf

Supplies:

Card stock 
Acrylic paint (4 colors)
Paint brush and cup with water
Printable download
 

Directions:

  • Download print out and print onto card stock
  • Select 4 colors of paint and assign each a number
  • Start with # one and begin painting, if numeral shows thru paint wait till dry and repeat with second layer of paint
  • Be sure to wash brush in between numbers and let each number dry before continuing to the next (heat tool can be used to speed up the process)
  • Painting can be framed, mounted to canvas etc.

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Pineapple Party Bag

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Pineapple Party Bag

Supplies:

Craft paper bags
Craft paint and brushes (green, yellow, brown)
Yellow yarn and extra small pompom maker
Green card stock (about 1 1/2" x 1 1/2")
Scissors

Directions:

  • Keeping bag flat paint bottom 2/3’s of bag yellow
  • Paint top 1/3 of bag green
  • Allow to dry and then draw crisscross pattern and paint green over the crisscross lines adding a brown dot in the center of each square
  • Snip along the top of bag to create leaves
  • Make 2 tiny yellow pompoms and attach to yellow yarn tie
  • Fold green card stock in half and cut out pineapple leaves
  • Glue leaves into top of “pineapple”
  • Fill favor bags and tie shut

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