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Season’s greetings

It’s easy to make your very own glittery Christmas cards with a little bit of help from Resene.

Season’s greetings - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 109

Difficulty level: Easy

You will need: Paintbrushes (including a small artists’ brush), Piece of folded card, Resene Art Action glaze (satin), Resene Art Action Quick Dry, Resene testpot of Resene Get Reddy, Silver glitter

Top tip: To get a neat fold in the card simply score a fold line down the centre using a ruler and the back of a pair of scissors.

Here's another idea: This bright birthday card was painted with Resene Orang-atan and sprinkled with purple glitter.

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Step 1
Step one
Paint the front of the card with one coat of Resene Art Action Quick Dry and allow to dry for two hours.
Step 2
Step two
Paint the front of the card with two coats of Resene Get Reddy – make sure you allow two hours for each coat to dry
Step 3
Step three
Paint a Christmas message on the front of the card using Resene Art Action glaze.
Step 4
Step four
Before the Resene Art Action glaze starts to dry, sprinkle with silver glitter and leave for a minute or so. Shake off any excess glitter and leave to dry. How fantastic is that?

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