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Christmas Countdown Sign

Countdown the days till Christmas with this fun and funky chalkboard sign. Use Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint to make your sign unique with color.

At a Glance:

Project #16321 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint Logo

Plaid Supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors Acrylic Paint 18 Color Set - PROMOABI

Number Needed: 1 $18.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Chalkboard Multi-Surface Paint - Black, 2 oz. - 2721

Number Needed: 1 $2.49
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FolkArt ® Brush Sets - Soft Grip - Wash Brush Set - 50603E

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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Other Supplies

  • Small framed wood sign
  • White chalk
  • Paper towel


  1. Tape off about a 1” strip on the bottom of your sign’s frame. Fill it in with your favorite color from the PROMOABI kit. Let dry.
  2. Continue this process by placing your tape right up against your painted line until you have three crisp painted lines. Make sure to allow the paint to fully dry before placing a strip of tape on top of it.
  3. Paint the inside of your framed sign with Chalkboard Paint and let dry.
  4. Once your Chalkboard Paint is totally dry, prime the chalkboard by rubbing white chalk on the entirety of your chalkboard. Wipe off the chalk with a paper towel or rag.


Related Resources

FolkArt Formula Guide

FolkArt Formula Guide

Crafting a new surface? Learn which FolkArt paint works best!

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FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

Most commonly asked questions about FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint.

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Related FAQs

Yes, the fabric painted mixture (1 part FolkArt Textile Medium – 2 parts FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint), can be thinned with water to create detail linework. It can also be “spritzed” onto fabric using a clean pump spray bottle.
Yes, it is UV and weather resistant and can be used both indoors on curtains, glassware and wood as well as outdoors on terra cotta and garden signs.
Yes, painted glassware can be safely washed by hand and are top shelf dishwasher safe without chipping, cracking or fading. Do not soak in water.

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.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.