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Autumn Blocks

By: Donna Dewberry

Fun blocks for Fall.

At a Glance:

#4206 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Mod Podge Logo
supplies

Plaid ® Stencils - Value Packs - Letter Stencils - Genie, 4"

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Vintage White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Autumn Leaves, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Coffee Bean, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
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instructions

Other Supplies

¾” Spouncer, White primer, Scrapbook papers, 1” flat brush, Twine, Buttons, Hot glue, Sandpaper, Scissors, Pencil, 3 wood blocks 3 ½”x 5 3/8”x 2 ½”, 3 wood blocks 2 ½”x 5 3/8” x 2 ½”, White candle

Instructions

1.      Sand wood blocks, basecoat with a white primer.

2.      Basecoat with Vintage White. Using a white candle, rub the wax on the edges of the block. Basecoat with Autumn Leaves. When the blocks are completely dry, sand the edges where the candle wax was applied.

3.      Mix 1 part water with 1 part Coffee Bean. Using either a soft clean rag or paper towel rub the mixture to the blocks to give an aged look.

4.      Lay the front of the blocks on the back of the paper and trace. Cut out the papers and apply to the front of the blocks with Matte Mod Podge.

5.      Apply another coat of Mod Podge to the entire block.

6.      Stencil the letters to the front of the block with Pure Black. Apply another coat of Mod Podge to the blocks.

7.      Thread a few buttons with twine and tie in a knot. Hot glue the buttons to the block as shown.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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