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Handmade Man Cave Sign

Direct the way to the basement or garage with this fun little sign.

At a Glance:

#6096 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Burnt...

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Steel...

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FolkArt ® Metallics - Antique Copper, 2 oz.

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Mod Podge ® Furniture Matte, 16 oz.

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Other Supplies

ArtMinds™ Arrow Plaque Sign: SKU #386114, Brick, Crackle and black scrapbook papers, Scissors, Craft knife, Ruler, Wax paper, Squeegee, Flat brush ½”, Sea sponge, Foam plates, Paper towels, Water basin


  1. Paint arrow sign with Steel Gray. With sea sponge, apply Antique Copper randomly around edges and down center of arrow. When dry, apply Burnt Umber over copper as shown to create rust effect.
  2. Cut a rectangle approximately 12” x 5” from brick scrapbook paper. Cut letters from crackle and black scrapbook paper using letter patterns.
  3. Apply Mod Podge® to back of brick rectangle and center on arrow. Place wax paper over rectangle and squeegee to smooth.
  4. Position black letters onto arrow as shown. Mod Podge® each letter to plaque in same manner. Repeat with crackle letters offsetting each one to create a shadow. Let dry at least twenty minutes.
  5. Apply several coats of Mod Podge® over entire plaque allowing dry time between coats.

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.