Ivy Stepping Stone & Brick

Materials

  • Dark red stepping stone or brick
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Colors: Clover, New Leaf Green, White, Licorice

Tools

  • Computer and printer
  • Photocopier (optional)
  • Ivy sponge stamp
  • Plaid FolkArt Glazing Medium
  • Clear acrylic gloss sealer
  • Paintbrushes: flat, round
  • Plaid Bottle Top Tip Writers

Basic Supplies

newspaper (to cover work surface

Directions

STEP 1

  • Follow manufacturer’s instructions throughout. Mix glazing medium with each of the following: Clover, New Leaf Green, and White.

STEP 2

  • Using photo as guide, stamp ivy design around stone or brick with White; let dry. (Note: White is used as a basecoat so colors will show more vividly against dark background color.)

STEP 3

  • Load stamp with Clover and New Leaf Green; re-stamp over White ivy leaves.

STEP 4

  • Use round brush and White to add vines and tendrils; re-paint with Clover.

STEP 5

  • Print out pattern; enlarge or reduce on photocopier as desired. Transfer “Welcome” to center of surface. Use Licorice and craft tip set to fill in lettering; let dry.

STEP 6

  • Spatter paint surface with Licorice. Seal with gloss sealer.
by Kirsten Jones

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/3380/e62fabec-acdc-47a8-8614-e17085655a5d.pdf



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