Design Packets

Red Poinsettia Tray - PDF Packet


Instantly download your PDF packet to start painting your own Red Poinsettia Tray. This design packet takes the hard work out of starting your project. 

In this lesson the design was painted on a neutral gray background and the dark background was worked around the floral and leaf elements.  Using this method allow the artist to control the intensity of colors. Surface: Antique metal tray.  Surface available from: The Country House Item # 88080- C12-SM Scalloped Oval Tray. The Poinsettias are suitable for wood, canvas, metal or maybe you have antique tray that you are wanting to decorate using the same technique as on metal pictured here. Painted in Decoart Americana Acrylics using wash, dry brush and floated color techniques.

Each PDF packet is carefully put together by Artist, and Instructor Mary Wiseman. She has works with students, and knows exactly how to break down each project step, by step to make learning how to paint for beginners fun, and exciting, as well as inspiring more experienced painters with fresh ideas for projects.

PDF includes: 

-Comprehensive list of the paints and supplies you need to start your project.

-Complete Written Instructions with pictures that take you through the process step, by step. 

-Large full color pictures of the final product. 

-A full size Pattern to transfer onto your painting surface. 

All this comes in an easy to print PDF. Simply print out on 8.5” x 11” paper on your home printer, or email to your local printer and have them print a copy for you. 

If you would like to purchase a hard copy of the painting packet please add the following listing to your cart, as well as the PDF listing of the item you want to purchase. 

The template is design to fit perfectly on the suggested surface, However please feel free to use your imagination to paint on any number of surfaces.


-Stretched Canvas 

-Canvas Paper

-Wooden Tray

-Wooden Clock


-Wooden Box 

-Kraft Box

-Reclaimed Wood

-Wooden Magazine Holder

-Wooden Tissue Box

-Metal Vase

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