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Days of School Sign

By: Sherrie Ragsdale

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo

At a Glance:

Project #17203 Skill Level: Beginner
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Classic French Gray, 2 oz. - 6472

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - School Bus Yellow, 2 oz. - 736

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wild Orchid, 2 oz. - 36253

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Parchment, 2 oz. - 450

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Matte, 4 oz. - CS11305

Number Needed: 1 $4.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Chalkboard Frame - 12679

Number Needed: 1 $4.59
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Other Supplies

Blue scrapbook paper
Scissors
Ruler
Pencil

instructions

  1. Cut a piece of the blue scrapbook paper to fit into the bottom portion of the chalkboard.
  2. Paint “DAYS OF SCHOOL” on the blue scrapbook paper using Licorice.
  3. Mod Podge the paper to the bottom of the chalkboard as shown in photo.
  4. Draw two pencils on each side of the chalkboard. 
  5. Paint the eraser with Wild Orchid, the band below the eraser with Classic French Gray, the body of the pencil with School Bus Yellow, the bottom of the pencil with Parchment and the lead of the pencil with Licorice.
  6. Highlight the pencil by dry brushing Wicker White.

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Related FAQs

Cool colors are all the colors on the Green and Blue side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Green, Green, Blue/Green, Blue, Blue/Purple, Purple are all cool colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
Transparent colors are thinned with medium or water to create a wash or a glaze of color that you can see through to the underlying surface.
Warm colors are all the colors on the yellow and red side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Orange, Orange, Red Orange, Red, Red/Purple, Purple are all warm colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
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