Apple Barrel Matte Acrylic Craft Paint Set, 18-Colors

Last updated date: July 28, 2020

DWYM Score

9.0

Apple Barrel Matte Acrylic Craft Paint Set, 18-Colors

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Overall Take


In our analysis of 18 expert reviews, the Apple Barrel Apple Barrel Matte Acrylic Craft Paint Set, 18-Colors placed 8th when we looked at the top 8 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Since 1976 Plaid has been manufacturing arts and crafts, providing high-quality products that make art and crafting easier and more fun. We are passionate about inspiring artistic expression in individuals, families, schools, and communities of crafters of all ages. We care about being a responsible corporation and source high-quality, non-toxic crafting materials that are safe for everyday use. We generously support a variety of organizations that are committed to making the world a better place, including the American Cancer Society, the Gwinnett County Women’s Shelter, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and the United Way. The Plaid family of brands include Apple Barrel, Bucilla, Delta, Fabric Creations, FolkArt, Gallery Glass, Martha Stewart, Mod Podge, Plaid Creates, and Plaid.This Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint set comes with 18 – 2 oz bottles in the colors: White, Yellow Flame, Bright Yellow, Bright Magenta, Fuchsia, Jack-o-lantern, Flag Red, Purple Iris, Parrot Blue, Bimini Blue, Bright Blue, Too Blue, New Shamrock, Holly Branch, Nutmeg Brown, Melted Chocolate, Pewter Grey, and Black. Formulated for use on all surfaces including wood, Styrofoam, plaster, terra cotta and tin. Colors glide on smoothly, dry quickly and stay beautiful as the day they were painted. Can be brushed, stamped, stenciled or sponged. Water-based, non-toxic, made in the USA

Expert Reviews

User Summarized Score

9.4
9,549 user reviews

What experts liked

The creamy, highly-pigmented formula glides on smooth, ensuring even coverage
- The Spruce Crafts
Easy to clean with just water and soap. Full, lush tones that dry to delicate matte gloss.
- Top Products
Dries fast once you are done with touch-ups and remains beautiful for a prolonged period.
- CTOP Reviews
Non-toxic, fast drying, and go on silky smooth – making them not only perfect for paintings, but for craft and hobby work.
- Createlet
Colors usually dry fast and if you want to clean up then you only need to use soap and water.
- HelloPortable

What experts didn't like

The bright blue color has unpleasant smell.
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