Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Tuesday Tutorial with Barb from Barb's Heartstrokes

Simple Shamrock "St. Patrick’s Day" Pin or Magnet Tutorial
There is no excuse because you forgot your green on St. Patty's Day!!
You will need:
One wood oval 1-¾”D x 3/16” T
Three ½ inch wood hearts
One ¼ inch wood ball or round gold or green rhinestone accent
Black sharpie marker
Orange Sharpie marker
Decoart Paint:
Light Buttermilk
Bright Green
Burnt Umber
Metallic Glorious Gold
Star lite topcoat glitter paint
Krylon Matte 1311 spray finish
Tacky glue
Pin back or magnet
Paint the oval Light Buttermilk front and back. Paint the hearts Bright Green front and sides only. Paint the ball Glorious Gold.
Lightly shade around the oval with Burnt Umber.
Glue the hearts into place like a clover. Draw a stem and paint it Bright Green. With a pencil lightly write on “Pinch Proof’.
Glue ball on top of the hearts or attach the gold rhinestone. Once dry use the Orange sharpie marker to outline the oval. Then with the black sharpie marker write in your wording and outline the hearts, the stem and the inside of the orange line work.
Erase all graphite lines, apply glitter paint to the clover. Let dry completely Spray with Krylon Matte Spray and let dry. Glue either your pin or magnet to the back. 
This round magnet has a gold rhinestone in the center.
This pin has a green rhinestone in the center.
Simple and easy little pin to wear so you don’t get pinched! Or a cute little gift to give.

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1 comment:

Jessica said...

This is cute! I love the little saying "Pinch Proof". Thank you for the tutorial!