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Classroom Birthdays Sign

This DIY teacher classroom decor project will brighten up every birthday.

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At a Glance:

#5947 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Country Twill, 2 oz. - 602

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Summer Peach, 2 oz. - 2549

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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F/A CHALKBOARD - BLACK MULTI-SURFACE 8 OZ.

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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FolkArt ® Peel & Stick Painting Stencils™ - Alphabet - Old School, 5/8" - 30749

Number Needed: 1 $5.49 $2.75
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Jamaican Sea, 2 oz. - 320

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

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instructions

Other Supplies

Woodpile Fun™ 8” popsicle sticks, Stretched canvas 16” x 20”, Wooden circles, Eye screws, Wire, Wire cutter, Small hand drill, White chenille stems, Gold glitter foam sheet, Scissors, Glue, Flat brush ½”, Liner brush #1, Stencil brush ¼”, Chalk, Black permanent marker, Water basin, Foam plates, Paper towels

Instructions

  1. Paint twelve wood sticks with Country Twill, Summer Peach and Jamaican Sea. When dry, paint Wicker White stripes diagonally to create candles.
  2. Stencil abbreviated months of the year on the candles vertically using Licorice and Peel & Stick alphabet.
  3. Drill small holes in both sides of wood circles. Paint using same colors as candles. Write children’s names with marker.
  4. Cut chenille stem into small strips for wicks. Cut out twelve gold glitter flames. Glue flames to wicks, then to backs of candles.
  5. Apply several coats of chalkboard paint to canvas allowing dry time between coats. When dry, condition the surface by rubbing side of chalk over canvas and wipe with paper towel.
  6. Insert twelve eye screws along one side of canvas. Create small ‘s” hooks from wire.
  7. Glue candles along opposite side of canvas.
  8. Write saying with chalk on canvas.
  9. Attach wood circles together with “s” hooks under appropriate months.

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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.

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