Avender Hydrangeas on Stackable Drawers

MATERIALS

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MATERIALS

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  • ought these stackablc *oodcn drawer unit* in three different sizes for a lighter, more contemporary look, 'lo separate the pieces, I added ball feet in impressively larger sizes to the U>ttocn of each unit. All side* of the drawer unit* were basecoated first with two coats of Parchment, sanding l>etueen each coat. Then I transferred the patterns for the hydrangeas to the drawer fronts and for the lavender to the top unit. These stjckahle drawers would be * handy place to keep your scrapliooking collections, old photos, and supplies.

1 Pinstripe the t«»pUeach drawer cabinet u»in# a no 2 Then freehand a wasy line over the pinstripe. Ihn acn

I script liner with inky Hmlet Drag the liner behind — a« a kind of frame (or the lasendcr \toTI be painting

>swir hand. Iieacing your little finger along the edge to help the tup of the highest set of dmvrs you gauge the placrttsctit ©4 the pamtnpe

Hydrangeas

1 Pinstripe the t«»pUeach drawer cabinet u»in# a no 2 Then freehand a wasy line over the pinstripe. Ihn acn

I script liner with inky Hmlet Drag the liner behind — a« a kind of frame (or the lasendcr \toTI be painting

>swir hand. Iieacing your little finger along the edge to help the tup of the highest set of dmvrs you gauge the placrttsctit ©4 the pamtnpe

^ Paint a h> dringe * leaf «Ith Basal and Bas berry un «me corner of a Vmch (|9mm> flat and Dark Plum nei the other corner. Keep the l>ark Plum tn the inaâdc of the leal. Watch the outer e»%e oí the leaf stole the brush in «id out to give a ripply cdge. 'I hen pull a sicm into the leaf.

4 W ith a mi. 10 flat loaded wuh Settlers Blue and FW ing Medium, make indisidiial hydrangea petals, layering the florets oser each other.

r With the same brush, «bp «me corner meo Dark Plum / I >«4 m center* cei scene of the florets «nth a no. 1 script - and paint a lew petals. then dip into Bern Wine and ' ) I mer dipped mm Kasbcery, then stroked across Thacket. paint a few more A vanety of colon W*4s more natural Add curiaoacs with mky Ba>l«cm to finish.

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W ith the sause lieush. pick up Bern Wine on the Dark Plum corner and add more strokes for color variation m the hlouoms.

To paint the Lis ender on the top of the highest drawer. / doulile Uud a »-inch <|Umm) flat with Basil (ircen and "Pocket, then pick up Floating Medium Pull wane aofth cuned stems upward, then add long comma strokes to w«r

9 To Jona che las vivier lilotsotm, multi-load a no. 12 flit with Dark Plum. Wicker White and FVsacing Medium Ute the <kW edge of the hru«h to paint short strokes downward tow ard the stems.

8 With a no. 2 script hner and inks Raw I'mber. punt some loofM to tse the stems Liether at the hottom irwl then again partway up.

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To paint the Lis ender on the top of the highest drawer. / doulile Uud a »-inch <|Umm) flat with Basil (ircen and "Pocket, then pick up Floating Medium Pull wane aofth cuned stems upward, then add long comma strokes to w«r

Finally. pick up I>ark Plum on the Berry- Wine aimer oí the same brush and add csxn darker petaK.

Patterns for I Iydrangeas and Lavender

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Finish

1 -) Repeat the 1L lavender dcugn uo the opposite wde. varying ihe «hape of the la* coder and the rotor It'* the little variation* like the*c that gne your furmmre piece* that hand-painted look.

Tbn i* how the drawer front* look with all of the completed hydrangra*. Xobce how the cluster* of hydrangea* and leave* get larger and more numetou* the larger the drawer get».

The drawer pull* and ball feet are lust plus «utfclcn Ln«»U tlut can he bought at a home improvement eenser. The bill feet come m mull, medium and large u/ev &MCOOK the loll feet with Ba*al Green and let dr> completely before attaching The drawer pull» are ju* luaecuated with Parchment. Add tiny flower* to the knob* if iou ui*h

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