{ FLORAL UNICORN }

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About: Welcome to my D.I.Y tutorials ! Creations, accessories and decorations handmade by me with passion and explained step by step to help you create your own. Inspired by ancient, vintage and futurist worlds, ...

Fabulous white horse adorned with a magic horn, the unicorn is very trendy nowadays! Symbol of power and purity, everyone loves it for its soft and magical appearance.

A small paper mache unicorn having been entrusted to me by a friend so that I decorate it nicely, I took the opportunity to take each step of my realization in photo to make you a little tutorial! To show you how it can be decorated in a pretty, flowery and girly way and make it perfect to decorate your little home.

FRENCH VERSION : http://blog.sparklium.com/tuto-licorne-fleurie/

Step 1: [ S U P P L I E S ]

(1) UNICORN figurine (made of clay or paper mache or plastic).
(2) GLUE in a glue gun or a strong glue tube.
(3) PAINT acrylic paint or chalk effect paint. *
(4) PAINT white iridescent or pearly effect. **
(5) PAINTS metallic colored paints, including a gold color paint. ***
(6) PAPER AND STRASS FLOWERS of different sizes, shapes, and colors

(* here I used RAYHER CHALKY FINISH paint "White" || ** acrylic paint SILK "Iridescent Gold" || *** acrylic paint LUMIERE "Magenta" and "Turquoise" as well as PEBEO DECO NACRE "Gold")

Step 2: [ B a S E ]

(1) Remove the natural dust from the paper mache with a small cloth.
(2) Paint the unicorn with the white paint of your choice and let it dry.
(3) Depending on the coverage of your painting, pass a second coat of paint.
(4) Then paint it with the pearly or iridescent white paint.

Step 3: [ P a I N T I N G ]

(5) Let it dry (drying time of the paint).
(6) Paint the hooves and the horn with the gold paint.
(7) Line-paint the mane and tail with the colored metallic paints.
(8) Select paper flowers of various shapes in the same color as the paints.

Step 4: [ D E C O R a T I N G ]

(9) Then glue the paper flowers as if you were composing a bouquet.
(10) Paint the ends of the paper flowers with the color-matched colored paints.
(11) Select various rhinestones of the same color as the paints.
(12) Then glue the rhinestones where you want them on the unicorn and flowers.
(13)Tip: This decorative unicorn going to be exposed always showing the front, I decorated the back much lighter.
(14) Let it dry for a few hours to make sure everything is well glued.

Step 5: [ E N J O Y ]

That's it, your pretty unicorn is finished and ready to decorate your living room, room or workshop!

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