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SIMPLY PRETTY CARD KEEPER BOX

Wood-Tray-with-Sponged-paint-DesignWalnut Hollow® Products: 

  • Serving Tray #3580

Other Supplies: 

  • Paint:  Black, Navy Blue, Light Blue, White – (Use any color combination of choice)
  • Natural Sponge
  • Brush
  • Old brush or stencil brush
  • Paper plate
  • Paper towel
  • Sandpaper
  • Spray varnish 

 

Instructions:

  1. To prepare wood for painting, use brush to apply a basecoat of Navy Blue to entire wood surface.  Remove dust with paper towel.

  2. Use brush to apply a basecoat of Navy Blue to entire Tray.  Let dry.

  3. Pour a small amount of each paint onto paper plate.  Use dampened sponge to apply one of the coordinating paints to Tray.  Do not let dry.  Use another dampened sponge to apply another color.  Add more colors in the same manner.  Blend colors until the desired effect is achieved.  Use an old brush or a stencil brush to pounce paint into the corners if the sponge seems a little too bulky.  Let dry.

  4. Use brush to add a solid color to the top edge and inside handles as shown in photo.  Let dry.

  5. Apply 2-3 coats of spray varnish for a protective finish.

Designed by Janet Wilhelm for Walnut Hollow®

WALNUT HOLLOW PRODUCTS USED IN THIS PROJECT: