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Mixed Media Flower Garden

Create a colorful flower garden that thrives the whole year through! A plastic plate makes the perfect canvas for a mixed media garden budding with vibrant papers adhered with Collage Pauge Instant Decoupage™, and extra personality from Tulip® Soft Fabric Paint™ and 3D Fashion Paint™.


  1. Wash and dry plastic plate.
  2. Cut three or four strips of multi-colored paper in desired lengths and widths for flower stems. Cut out same amount of various flower shapes.
  3. Squeeze a puddle of Collage Pauge onto a paper plate. Use a paintbrush to spread a thin coat of Collage Pauge onto the back of one of the stem strips, then press onto plate. Brush a thin coat of Collage Pauge over the top of strip on plate. Repeat process for other strips. Refer to photo.
  4. Repeat Collage Pauge application process to adhere flower pieces to tops of stem pieces. Refer to photo. Let dry.
  5. Squeeze puddles of each color of Soft Fabric Paint onto a clean paper plate. Use paintbrushes to paint abstract flowers and stems over the tops of and in between paper flowers and stems. Refer to photo. Let dry.
  6. Use red and blue permanent felt pens to draw another layer of flowers over the tops of and in between painted flowers. Let dry.
  7. Start flow of White Slick 3D Fashion Paint on a paper towel, using an even pressure on bottle for a smooth line. Use White Slick to draw flowers, accents and desired words over the tops of all other flowers. Let dry.
  8. Use metallic gold gel pen to add additional flowers, accents and wording as desired. Let dry.


  • Paper plates
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic plate – white
  • Gel pen – metallic gold
  • Paintbrushes – various sizes
  • Permanent felt pens – red, blue
  • Multicolored papers
  • Scissors

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