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DIY Organizational Gallery Wall Idea

At a Glance:

Project #15123 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Martha Stewart Logo
supplies

Martha Stewart® Foam Pouncers Set - 6pc

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Martha Stewart® Dauber Set

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Martha Stewart® Stencil Brush Set - 3pc

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Martha Stewart® Basic Brush Set - 5pc

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Martha Stewart® Stencil Tape

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Martha Stewart® Adhesive Paper Stencils - Calendar

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Martha Stewart® 6oz Multi-Surface Chalkboard Paint Acrylic Craft Paint - Black

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Martha Stewart® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Aqua

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Martha Stewart® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Fish Tank Blue

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Martha Stewart® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Snowball

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Martha Stewart® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Cool Gray

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instructions

Other Supplies

  • Poster frame, 14” x 20”
  • Thin piece of wood or mat board cut to fit frame
  • Plain clipboard
  • Small glass jar with lid
  • White chalk
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Paper towels
  • Container for water
  • Palette

Instructions

Preparation

  1. Refer to the Basic Stenciling Tips for information on using Martha Stewart Stencils.
  2. Prewash all glassware and ceramics in warm soapy water prior to decorating.  Rinse well and dry. 
  3. Wipe over cleaned surface with a rubbing alcohol moistened paper towel to further remove impurities and possible soap residue.

Reward Jar

  1. Wash jar with soap and water and let dry completely.
  2. Wipe over cleaned glass surface with a ribbing alcohol moistened paper towel to further remove impurities and possible soap residue.
  3. Stencil ribbon Fishtank Blue using a foam pouncer and let dry. Stencil star Snowball using a small dauber and let dry.

Chore Chart

  1. Basecoat matte board with Black Chalkboard Paint using a large flat brush. Let dry, and then apply a second coat. Let dry completely.
  2. Stencil Aqua words as shown using a small dauber. Let dry.
  3. Stencil chart Snowball and add desired icons to chart as shown.
  4. Personalize messages with chalk.
  5. Basecoat frame with Snowball using a medium flat brush, let dry then insert matte board into frame.

To Do Clipboard

  1. Basecoat entire clip board Cool Gray and let dry.
  2. Tape off bottom section as shown then paint below the tape Fishtank Blue using a medium pouncer. Let dry, then carefully remove tape.
  3. Stencil Chart as shown using a stencil brush. Let dry.

Clean Up

  1. Wash all stencils, brushes, and tools immediately after use before the paint dries.
  2. Cleaned stencils should be stored on the backer sheet for future use.

Finishing

  1. Allow your painted glass project to dry for at least 24 hours before using the bake-to-cure method to enhance your project’s durability.
  2. Allow the chalkboard paint to dry for at least 24 hours and then condition your chalkboard surface to prevent any "ghosting."

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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