Painted Poppy Stones

Painted Poppy Stones for Remembrance Day – Happy Hooligans“}]},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Paint Stones Black”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Paint the stones black and let them dry.
Tip: it’s easier to just paint the tops and sides of the stones for now. Leave the bottoms until the tops are finished, varnished and dry. “}]},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Paint Poppy Petals”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Paint a red circle on the front of your rock, leaving enough space underneath for your writing. Note: Depending on the quality of your paint, you may need more than one coat for solid coverage.”}]},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Add Details to Center of Poppy”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Paint a black circle in the center of the poppy.
Once dry, add a white dot by dipping the end of a paint brush in white paint and touching it to the center of the black circle.”}]},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Add Writing”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Thin some white paint with a bit of water. (I do this by wetting my brush, dipping it into the paint and working it into my brush a little. Write your message across the blank area of your stone. “}]},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Varnish”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Once the paint is dry, brush with a coat of craft varnish or sealer. This will add sheen to your rock and really make your paint colours pop. It will also prevent make your paint weather proof and protect it from scuffs and scratches. Allow to dry for a few hours.”}],”image”:{“@type”:”ImageObject”,”@id”:””,”inLanguage”:”en-US”,”url”:””,”width”:600,”height”:400,”caption”:”Varnishing poppy stone”}},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Finish the Bottom of the Stone”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”When the varnish on top of the stone is fully dry and no longer tacky, paint and varnish the bottom of the stone. “}]}],”inLanguage”:”en-US”}]}]]>