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Garden Angel Stake
From the Angels Among Us Collection
Country Corner Crafts 2000

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  1. Trace patterns onto wood, cut out, and sand well.
  2. Paint all pieces as shown, or in your choice of colors.
  3. Apply crackled finish to picket fence pieces if you choose, following the instructions on your chosen product carefully.
  4. Allow pieces to dry thoroughly.
  5. Sand along all edges very well, and also lightly along all other surfaces to achieve an aged appearance.
  6. Using a fine black pen, add the eyes and lettering details. (Make sure the pen is waterproof and will not smudge!)
  7. Smudge Dusty Rose for cheeks using fingertip. Paint a "V" with brush handle for heart lips.
  8. Glue all pieces together, referring to the pattern for proper placement.
  9. Varnish entire project and allow sufficient drying time.
  10. Use the antiquing medium to enhance the rustic look, and add another coat of varnish to seal.
  11. Add frayed fabric bows, moss hair, patches and country button accents.
  12. Attach completed angel to a stake. That’s it! A nice touch for your country garden or home!

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