This is a fantastic book filled with holidays designs. All use acrylic paints, includes technique how-tos; great step-by-step instructions. Designs may be painted on those darling papier-mache boxes found at hobby stores. There are also directions and patterns for cutting out your own ornaments, and holiday pins. Patterns may be enlarged or shrunk. Don't forget to paint some candles, great for centerpieces or gifts!
Designs include snow people w/without roses, hearts, stripes; roses on boxes, ornaments, or as accents on other pieces; candy canes as ornaments on boxes, mirrors, frames; santas w/without hearts roses, used as ornaments, on boxes, frames, and mirrors; LOTS of snowflakes. The colors feautured are not the bright Christmas Reds and Greens, Yellows and Blues(although you certainly could!) but feature softer reds, pinks, pine green, paler blues. The book also includes fantastic tips for painting on candles, mugs and plates.