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DIY Greek Paddle

Create your own Greek paddle for your sorority to celebrate life-long friendships!

At a Glance:

#6117 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Home Decor Chalk Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Ink Spot, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Metallic Acrylic Paints...

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints...

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Peel & Stick Painting Stencils™ - Blank

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Sheepskin, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Imperial, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Vintage Mustard, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Aqua, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

Wooden paddle, Wooden letters, Ribbon, ½” Flat brush, ¼” Stencil brush

Instructions

  1. Mix equal parts vintage Mustard, Imperial, and Sheepskin Chalk Paint to make a coral color.
  2. Basecoat paddle with new coral color.
  3. Use pattern provided to make your own stencil using the stencil blank and an X-acto knife.
  4. Stencil Paisley pattern onto paddle with stencil brush in alternating Ink Spot and Aqua on paddle.
  5. Use Ink Spot, Aqua, Wicker White, and 14K Gold to handpaint designs inside paisley stencil.
  6. Trace three circles and paint with Ink Spot in a line down the paddle.
  7. Paint wood letter in 14K Gold.
  8. Use tacky glue to attach wood letters to paddle inside circles.
  9. Tie ribbon around the neck of the paddle.

Get the Pattern

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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.

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