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Winnowing Basket Décor

You Will Need:

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Dark Brown 05, Dark Green 06, Lemon Yellow 11, White 27, Teal Blue 68, Fevicryl Mouldit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Winnowing Basket, A3 White Paper, Yellow Carbon Paper, Pencil, Rolling Pin, Clay Carving Tools, Paper Cutter, Colour Palette, Water Container

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Description :

Looking for a timeless piece that adds character and warmth to any space? 

Make this DIY Winnowing Basket Kitchen Decor using Fevicryl Mouldit and Fevicryl Acrylic Colours to showcase your love in a unique way!

STEP 1 : Source the base material

Take any old/used winnowing basket. We are going to make a wall décor piece using Mouldit and Acrylic Colours. 

STEP 2 : Paint the base coat

Paint the base coat of Fevicryl Acrylic Colour White 27. Let it dry.

STEP 3 : Paint the second coat

Paint the final base coat of aqua green shade by mixing Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Chrome Yellow 03, Dark Green 06, White 27 and Teal Blue 68. Let it dry.

STEP 4 : Draw and paint the motifs and typo

Take A3 white paper, draw the typo for the occasion “Cooking is love made visible” along with few kitchen related motifs like the utensils, spoon, fork, pan, chef cap and whisk on it. Trace the same on the winnowing basket and paint it with Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Black 02 and White 27. Let it dry.

STEP 5 : Prepare the dough and make gunny bags

We are going to make replicas of Gunny bags of grains using Fevicryl Mouldit. Take Mouldit resin base and hardener, mix well to make even dough. Take the dough, roll it to make a thin slab with rolling pin. Make the shape of the gunny bag from the slab using clay carving tools and paste the ends using Fevicryl Fabric Glue. Let it dry.

STEP 6 : Create the grains

Take some clay to make the effect of grains like rice, wheat, lentils and dry peas using clay carving tools. Stick the grains appropriately in the gunny bag with Fevicryl Fabric Glue. Let it dry.  Paint the grains as well write a few loving words for your mom like “Care, Nurturing, Unconditional and Affection on the bags with Fevicryl Acrylic Colour white 27. Let it dry.

STEP 7 : Paint the grains

Paint the grains using Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Dark Brown 05 and White 27. Let it dry. Refer to the image.

STEP 8 : Final look

Attach and stick the gunny bags aesthetically on the winnowing basket using little amount of the dough and Fevicryl Fabric Glue. Let it dry.