Camp Tambourine

Materials

  • Heavy paper plates, two 10-1/2” (Designer used Chinet.)
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Colors: Baby Blue, Apple Orchard, Lemon Custard, Medium Orange, Lavender
  • Plaid Simply Stencils: Alphabet, Surf, Fresh Foliage
  • Gold bells, 3/4”
  • Blue chenille stems, three

Tools

  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Paintbrushes
  • Black pen
  • Newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • On covered work surface, paint back of one plate Baby Blue. Let dry.

STEP 2

  • Position alphabet stencil on center of plate and use pencil to trace letters to spell “SING HIS PRAISE.” Remove stencil. Paint letters Lavender. Let dry.

STEP 3

  • Position sun stencil on center of plate and use pencil to trace sun. Remove stencil. Paint sun Medium Orange and Lemon Custard. Let dry.

STEP 4

  • Position fern stencil on bottom of plate and use pencil to trace plants. Remove stencil. Paint ferns Apple Orchard. Use paintbrush to highlight ferns Lemon Custard. Let dry.

STEP 5

  • On edge of plate, paint 1/2” squares Medium Orange and Lemon Custard, alternating colors. Let dry.

STEP 6

  • Use black pen to outline painted areas and draw face on sun.

STEP 7

  • Cut three chenille stems in half. Thread bell on end of each chenille stem; twist ends. Glue chenille stems on inside rim of unpainted paper plate. Use clothespins to hold in place while drying.

STEP 8

  • Apply glue along inside edges of plates; press plates together. Use clothespins to hold in place with drying.
by Sandy Rollinger
Camp Tambourine
Camp Tambourine