вторник, 1 марта 2016 г.

Ladybugs Vs. Tadpoles Outdoor Tic Tac Toe Game - Atta Girl Says

Ladybugs Vs. Tadpoles Outdoor Tic Tac Toe Game - Atta Girl Says
Ladybugs Vs. Tadpoles Outdoor Tic Tac Toe Game - Atta Girl Says

Paint your own ladybugs vs. tadpoles tic tac toe game. Tutorial at AttaGirlSays.com

I mentioned before that we’re a little bit competitive when it comes to games, right? But win, lose or draw, we’ve been having a blast playing with this cute-as-a-button outdoor tic tac toe game I painted using Patio Paint from DecoArt.


Paint your own ladybugs vs. tadpoles tic tac toe game. Tutorial at AttaGirlSays.com

So much cuter than X’s and O’s!


I’ve been waiting to make one of these tic tac toe games every since we played a similar version during our trip to the North Carolina mountains last fall.


Playing Tic Tac Toe

You can paint your own version in an afternoon, and the kids can even help with this one. They’ll have a blast decorating the tadpoles and ladybugs!


Supplies:


Paint your own ladybugs vs. tadpoles tic tac toe game. Tutorial at AttaGirlSays.com

Patio Paint 2 oz. – Robin’s Egg Blue

Patio Paint 2 oz. – Fern Green

Patio Paint 2 oz. – Wrought Iron Black

Patio Paint 2 oz – Sunshine Yellow

Patio Paint 2 oz – Citrus Green

Patio Paint 2 oz – Geranium Red

Patio Paint 2 oz – Cloud White

Patio Paint 2 oz – Sprout Green

Large Basswood round plank

Assorted paint brushes

10 smooth rocks

wax paper or paint palatte


Instructions:


Paint your own ladybugs vs. tadpoles tic tac toe game. Tutorial at AttaGirlSays.com

Paint the basswood round wooden plank with two coats of Patio Paint in Robin’s Egg Blue.


Paint your own ladybugs vs. tadpoles tic tac toe game. Tutorial at AttaGirlSays.com

Paint half the rocks with Citrus Green Patio Paint and half with Geranium Red Patio Paint. Use 2-3 coats for full coverage, then repeat on the other side of the rocks.


When paint has dried on the wooden plank, paint a grid of nine lily pads — three rows of three. (To make a lily pad, draw a heart with a rounded base instead of a point.) I used a mix of Patio Paint in Sprout Green and Fern Green for my lily pads.


Paint your own ladybugs vs. tadpoles tic tac toe game. Tutorial at AttaGirlSays.com

Once rocks have dried completely, decorate the red rocks to look like ladybugs, using Wrought Iron Black and Cloud White Patio Paint.


Paint your own ladybugs vs. tadpoles tic tac toe game. Tutorial at AttaGirlSays.com

Paint eyes on the green rocks using Cloud White and Sunshine Yellow Patio Paint. Randomly decorate the tadpoles with spots in Sprout Green and Fern Green Patio Paint.


Allow to dry completely before playing your first game of tic tac toe.


While Patio Paint is weather and water resistant, let paint cure 72 hours before exposing to moisture.


Paint your own ladybugs vs. tadpoles tic tac toe game. Tutorial at AttaGirlSays.com

Those ladybugs are some tough competitors.


Paint your own ladybugs vs. tadpoles tic tac toe game. Tutorial at AttaGirlSays.com

It’s getting serious.


Paint your own ladybugs vs. tadpoles tic tac toe game. Tutorial at AttaGirlSays.com
But I’m telling you, those tadpoles are poised for a comeback!

Paint your own ladybugs vs. tadpoles tic tac toe game. Tutorial at AttaGirlSays.com

Ok, maybe not!


If you want to make your own outdoor tic tac toe game, be sure to pin the image below.


Paint your own ladybugs vs. tadpoles tic tac toe game. Tutorial at AttaGirlSays.com

Be sure to check out my other painting crafts and projects at the DecoArt blog.


Original article and pictures take http://www.attagirlsays.com/2014/05/29/tic-tac-toe-game/#_a5y_p=1735851 site


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