sealer to the basket. After the sealer has dried, sand the lid smooth.
the handle Medium Foliage Green. Paint the basket and lid Bittersweet
Orange. The trim on the basket is painted Poppy Orange. Tip:
Allow the paint to dry completely between applications.
the ¾-inch brush, paint a Poppy Orange line down the center of each
raised basket slat. Paint a Medium Foliage line down the center of the
poppy Orange line with the liner brush. Paint a straw line on each side
of the Poppy orange line with a liner brush. Tip:
Thin the paint with a little water to make painting easier with the
the ¾-inch brush and Poppy Orange, paint a line across the lid of the
basket coming out from the strap hinge to make 2 equal parts. Then paint
another line across the basket to divide the top into four equal pieces.
Paint 2 additional lines to divide the top into 8 equal pieces. Allow
the paint to dry.
the No. 3 round brush, paint a Poppy orange line across the lid between
the wide lines previously painted. Allow the paint to dry.
the ¾-inch brush and Poppy Orange, paint a circle around the top
approximately ½-inch from the edge. Then paint another circle halfway
to the center of the lid. Allow the paint to dry.
a Medium Foliage line in the center of each straight Poppy Orange line
on the lid with the No. 3 round brush. Allow the paint to dry.
the liner brush and the Straw-colored paint, paint a line on each side
of the ¾-inch Poppy Orange lines. Allow the paint to dry.
a Dark Foliage line in the center of each of the ¾-inch circle lines
with the No. 3 round brush. Allow the paint to dry.
a Medium Foliage line around the edge of the lid, one between the Poppy
Orange circle lines and one to the center of the Poppy Orange line.
the ball knob Dark Foliage Green. Allow the paint to dry. Make
Straw-colored dots with a cotton swab randomly on the ball knob.
two leaves Dark Foliage Green and one Medium Foliage Green. Dip a
Stencil sponge into Medium Foliage Green, pat off excess on palette and
lightly sponge the tips of the leaves on the dark leaves. Lightly sponge
Straw mixed with Medium Foliage Green (1:1) on the tips of the light
leaf. Using the No. 3 round brush paint vein lines in the green mix on
the dark leaves. Paint Dark Foliage lines on the light leaf with the No.
3 round brush.
the ball knob on the center top of the lid.
all painted surfaces.
the wire around a leaf to secure, then wrap the other end of wire around
the ball knob to hold in place. Repeat the remaining leaves.