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Countdown to Christmas Chalkboard Sign

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#2763 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Chalkboard Logo
  • Home Decor Chalk Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® One Stroke™ Brushes - Brush Sets - Basic - 1171

Number Needed: 1 $13.49
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Holly Leaf, 2 oz. - 228

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Real Brown, 2 oz. - 231

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Wood Tint - Walnut, 8 oz. - 34854

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lipstick Red, 2 oz. - 437

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Yellow Citron, 2 oz. - 503

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Light Lavender, 2 oz. - 516

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Metallics - Pure Gold, 2 oz. - 660

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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instructions

Other Supplies

FolkArt ® Chalkboard Paint - Green, 8 oz. #2515, Old rag, Pencil, Chalk, Unfinished Tavern Sign, Stencil tape

Instructions

  1. Stain the top and bottom of tavern sign with Walnut tint. Buff with old rag.
  2. Tape off various sizes of vertical stripes. Paint with your choice of colors. Remove tape and let dry.
  3. Tape over painted stripes and paint the unpainted areas your choice of colors. Refer to photo. Let dry.
  4. Draw tree shape on top of stripes and paint two coats of Green Chalkboard Paint. Tip: Cut a piece of paper as tall and wide as you want the tree: fold paper in half and cut a ½ tree shape. When you open the pattern back up, it will be the same on both sides. Position it on the sign and trace around it.
  5. Paint tree trunk Real Brown.
  6. Using liner brush and Metallic Gold, letter words on top and bottom of tavern sign. Hint: Put a piece of tape where you want the baseline to be – this will keep your writing straight.
  7. Let cure 24 hours. When completely dry, rub lightly with chalk to condition.

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.

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