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Yellow and White Floor Cones

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Decorate your walkway area with these cone designs by Kathleen George. It's fast and easy.

Materials:

  • STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam:
    • Cones, one each: 30" x 6"; 24" x 6"; 15" x 5"
    • Optional: Cubes, 5" and 8" to serve as pedestals
  • Acrylic paints: white; yellow ochre crackle-finish; charcoal (optional)
  • Lightweight spackling
  • Gloss-finish decoupage medium (optional)
  • Medium flat paintbrush
  • Disposable palette
  • Disposable container
  • Water basin
  • Paper towels
  • Putty knife, 1"
  • Sandpaper

Steps:

  1. Follow manufacturer's directions to mix spackling in disposable container until smooth and spreadable. Use putty knife to spread even coat of spackling over foam cones, avoiding bases; let dry and sand smooth. Repeat.
     
  2. Optional: To create foam pedestals for the cones, mix charcoal paint with lightweight spackling to achieve desired shade of dark gray. Follow Step 1 to cover foam cubes with spackling.
     
  3. Paint two largest cones white and smallest cone yellow ochre; let dry. Note: Follow crackle paint manufacturer's instructions to obtain best result.
     
  4. Optional: For a glossy finish, apply several coats decoupage medium to white cones; let dry.

 

®™ Trademark of The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow") or an affiliated company of Dow. For more project ideas, please see styrofoamstyle.com.

 

 

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