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How to paint Delft designs on Christmas tree ornaments and flower crocks. Patterns and instructions included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1977 (v.55#12) pg. 93, 164, 198

How to woodburn Pennsylvania Dutch motifs onto wooden kitchen utensils.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1980 (v.58#1) pg. 37, 142

Folk-art wall hangings. Twelve patterns furnished. Hangings are appliqued. Finished size is 14"x14".
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1981 (v.59#1) pg. 51, 104

Wood applique art. General information on the technique and step-by-step instructions for making Victorian angel and doll ornaments.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1987 (v.65#10) pg. 58

Tramp art. A variety of projects made from soft wood that is notched, layered and then painted in a way reminiscent of the crude folk art carved by itinerants of the 1800s. (1) Wall-hung whatnot with three-dimensional pyramid shapes. (2) Two styles of picture frames. One has a crackled finished on chipped lattice strips that are layered in a ziggurat effect. The other has concentric heart and pyramid shapes around the border and a distressed finished. (3) Kitchen plate rack and towel bar.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1988 (v.66#3) pg. 52

"Tramp art" wall-hung shelves from lattice and scraps of pine. Est. cost: $12.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 98, 105

How to transform children's drawings into permanent pieces of wooden folk art.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1989 (v.67#4) pg. 105

Folk art series. A six-part series focusing on the creation of coordinating dishes. Part 1. What is folk art? Includes instructions for painting a simple floral "folk art" motif on a ceramic plate.
CERAMICS Mar 1994 (v.30#7) pg. 36, 82

Folk art series. Part 2. Just a matter of brushstrokes. Folk art brushes and the strokes they can make.
CERAMICS May 1994 (v.30#9) pg. 5, 80

Folk art series. Part 3. Adding ingredients (fruit and vegetable motifs) to the basic floral patterns.
CERAMICS Jul 1994 (v.30#11) pg. 52

Folk art series. Part 4. Adding animal designs to folk art.
CERAMICS Oct 1994 (v.31#2) pg. 28, 54

Folk art series. Part 5. Applying plate painting techniques to other ceramic shapes (bowls, pitcher, platter, etc.).
CERAMICS Dec 1994 (v.31#4) pg. 14, 47

Eleanor and Elmer painted-picket crow figures.
CRAFTS Sep 1995 (v.18#9) pg. 26, 51

Folk painting. Part 1. Fruit. How to paint grapes, strawberries, an apple, and a pear.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #62 Apr 1978 (v.6#2) pg. 25

Folk painting. Part 2. How to paint a bouquet of dried flowers and herbs.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #63 Jun 1978 (v.6#3) pg. 49

Folk painting. Part 3. How to paint figures.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #64 Aug 1978 (v.6#4) pg. 25

Folk painting. Part 4. Signs. Includes patterns for several inn signs.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #65 Oct 1978 (v.6#5) pg. 41

Folk painting. Part 5. How to mix color.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #66 Dec 1978 (v.6#6) pg. 44

Decorating an old chair back with folk painting.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #69 Jun 1979 (v.6#9) pg. 24

How to turn an old trunk into a folk painted heirloom.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #71 Oct 1979 (v.6#11) pg. 45

Folk painting patterns for a wooden recipe box.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #72 Dec 1979 (v.6#12) pg. 48

Painted decorations for antiques. Includes surface preparation and painting instructions, plus patterns for a partridge and a floral design.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #73 Feb 1980 (v.7#1) pg. 31

How to paint hex signs.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #75 Jun 1980 (v.7#3) pg. 41

Painting a clock case with folk art patterns.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #79 Feb 1981 (v.7#7) pg. 33

Pattern for a painted wooden plaque of a medieval boy holding a dove.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #85 Feb 1982 (v.8#1) pg. 37

Folk-painted fruit plaque features a basket overflowing with grapes, pears, apples, watermellon, etc.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #86 Apr 1982 (v.8#2) pg. 33

Folk painting lesson teaches the delicate art of mixing and using muted colors and tones. Daisy pattern is for a tall and narrow object, such as a sconce.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #89 Oct 1982 (v.8#5) pg. 37

Folk painting lesson. Pattern for a Christmas angel is used to teach color mixing.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #90 Dec 1982 (v.8#6) pg. 39

The peasant wedding. A folk-painted design for a tilt-top table. Plans for the table are not included.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #91 Feb 1983 (v.8#7) pg. 45

Lady of the Garden folk painting.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #93 Jun 1983 (v.8#9) pg. 53

Early American primitive duck pattern.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #94 Aug 1983 (v.8#10) pg. 34

The painted vest. Folk art pattern of a man handing a woman a flower, plus doves and flowers decorate the front and back of this womans vest.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #95 Oct 1983 (v.8#11) pg. 44

Pattern for decorating a wooden jelly bean dispenser with a Victorian family (mom, dad, girl, and baby).
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #98 Apr 1984 (v.9#2) pg. 44

Nancy's Tulip folk art pattern by Joyce Howard.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #99 Jun 1984 (v.9#3) pg. 48

Clementine's trunk. Decorate the outside of a trunk with folk art depicting Victorian ladies promenading in a summer park. Designs by Joyce Howard.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #100 Aug 1984 (v.9#4) pg. 48

Bauernmalerei folk painting of the form done in Germany and Austria. Includes instructions for building a decorative base to hold a standard telephone.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #101 Oct 1984 (v.9#5) pg. 45

A look at the "tromp-l oeil" decorations by Peter Hunt that replicate early folk art used to decorate furniture.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Feb 1976 (v.6#4) pg. 61

A look at primitive painting techniques. Instructions and patterns for making two primitive paintings, one of Gabriel blowing his horn and the other of a stylized landscape.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1976 (v.6#5) pg. 26

How to paint folk art designs on a small wooden cabinet.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1977 (v.8#2) pg. 30

How to paint folk art designs on furniture. Patterns included for a rose motif, a house design, a heart and floral design, a bird, and various border designs.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1978 (v.9#1) pg. 34, 73

A look at the Schumacher's folk-painted hotel in New Prague (Minnesota) and the folk painting of Pipka. Includes instructions for making and painting a wine rack with a shelf for 1 bottle and 2 glasses.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1979 (v.10#2) pg. 49

How to tole paint pansies on a heart-shaped wooden box.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 40

How to make a decorative painting of a love bird or heart and frame it with a ruffled fabric hoop. Patterns included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1982 (v.13#1) pg. 84, 91

Miniature folk-art village. Full-sized patterns are furnished for acrylic painting a Williamsburg house, church, sweet shop, house with porches and a hotel/cafe.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1990 (v.17#5) pg. 36

The basics of tray painting as it is done in the historic Russian village of Zhostovo. Brilliantly colored floral designs are surrounded with scrolls and strokework, all set against a black background.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1994 (v.21#3) pg. 56

Bauernmalerei style European folk-art painting on the sides and top of a wooden box features roses, scrollwork and cross-hatching. Full-sized pattern included.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1995 (v.22#5) pg. 60, 37

Star-spangled spectacular. Wooden box is painted with a folk-art version of Uncle Sam flying a flag. Sides and handles of the box are painted with stars and stripes.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1996 (v.23#4) pg. 26, 33

Folk art crafts. How to make a selection of pillows, boxes, afghans and quilts which utilize American folk art themes.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 1 1981 (v.94#12) pg. 78

Folk-art tulip pattern to paint on wooden plates. Est. cost: $27.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1986 (v.203#2) pg. 119, 218

Tips on covering an old painted folk art scene with varnish (or some other finish) in order to protect it.
HOME MECHANIX #730 Feb 1989 (v.85) pg. 88

Tyrolean tile wall decoration. Paint a folk art design on white ceramic tiles, mount on wood, and frame.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1982 (v.27#3) pg. 58, 102

Tole paint a heart-shaped wooden plate with a Tyrolean couple bordered by a motif of strawberries and blossoms.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1987 (v.32#3) pg. 50, 82

Folk-art decoration of a wooden chest in autumn leaves and a hare motifs is done with acrylic paints.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1987 (v.32#4) pg. 53, 82

Hungarian Deer and Doves motif to paint on a small piece of furniture. Geometric motifs accent the legs and edges of the top. Central motif on the top features clusters of hearts, horn flowers and doves flanked by running stags. Beginner to intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #110 May-Jun 1991 (v.15#3) pg. 42, 60