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Buffalo Plaid Houses

Say hello to the fall season with this collection of buffalo plaid painted houses! Paint with Waverly Inspirations and place these festive houses on your fireplace to add color to any room. Accent with painted mini pumpkins for added color to your harvest decor.

At a Glance:

Project #15603 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

supplies

Plaid Supplies

SHADOWBOX HOUSES, 2 PC.

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint - Peacock, 8 oz. - 60705E

Number Needed: 1 $0.00
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Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint - Plaster, 8 oz. - 60679E

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Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint - Elephant, 8 oz. - 60711E

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Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Acrylic Paint - Ink, 8 oz. - 60689E

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Waverly ® Inspirations Stencils - Accent - Alpha Serif, 6" x 6" - 60533E

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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Stencil Brush Set, Short Handle - 34107

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Other Supplies

  • 3/4"Masking tape
  • Ruler
  • Small screwdriver
 

instructions

  1. Remove hardware from the backs of all houses.  Basecoat the backs of all houses with Plaster.  Paint the roof of houses with Ink.  Allow to dry.
  2. Tape off plaid vertical and horizonal at the same time.  Space tape 3/4" apart.  There should only be squares open to paint.  Use the stencil brush to paint squares Elephant.  Remove tape.
  3. Water down the Elephant to make a wash.  Use one of flat brushes from the variety pack and connect the square by painting a 3/4" line in between each square. 
  4. Tape off a 2" border on the large houses and a 1" border on the smaller houses.  Paint inside border with Plaster.  Allow to dry. 
  5. Tape off around the white centers a 1/8" borders in Ink.
  6. Stencil the F, A, L and L in Peacock.
 

resources

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Waverly Inspirations Chalk FAQs

Waverly Inspirations Chalk FAQs

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions on how to use Waverly Inspirations Chalk!

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Free Crafting eBook - Waverly Inspirations

Free Crafting eBook - Waverly Inspirations

Download our free eBook to learn about the Waverly Inspirations home decor stencil and paint system

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Related FAQs

Yes, you can create custom colors by mixing any number of the Waverly Inspirations Chalk paints together.
Start with the lightest color, adding in darker shades until desired color is achieved.
The benefit of painting with Waverly Inspirations Chalk is that no prep work such as sanding, stripping or priming is needed.
When painting on previously used furniture, simply clean the surface using a glass cleaner to remove dirt or dust particles. When painting on glass surfaces, make sure to clean surface using rubbing alcohol.
Stir well to incorporate the paint. Use straight from the bottle or pour a small amount onto a palette.
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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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