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Haunted Home Porch Sign

Decorate your porch with this spooky haunted sign for added charm to your harvest decor!

At a Glance:

Project #16101 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Logo
  • FolkArt Sign Shop Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Vintage Teal, 2 oz. - 5727

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Rich Black, 2 oz. - 6443

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - White Adirondack, 2 oz. - 5936

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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F/A HOME DECOR CHALK - MONARCH 2 OZ.

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Basic Brush Set, White Nylon - 44220

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Mod Podge ® Ultra Matte, 4 oz. - CS44637

Number Needed: 1 $11.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Stencil Brush Set, Short Handle - 34107

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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FolkArt ® Alphabet & Monogram Paper Stencils - Serif Font, 8" - 50316

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
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FolkArt ® Sign Shop™ Mesh Stencil - San Serif Letter Set, 2 pc. - 63350

Number Needed: 1 $0.00
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Other Supplies

  • Large Wood Porch Sign
  • Small Wood Sign
  • Nail
  • Sandpaper
  • Painters tape
  • Black and White striped paper

instructions

  1. Basecoat large sign with black chalk paint.  Let dry.
  2. Tape off the edge as shown with painters’ tape and paint sign with Vintage Teal.  Let dry.
  3. Stencil words as shown with White Chalk Paint.   Let dry.
  4. Lightly sand entire sign to create soft distress finish.
  5. Following directions on Mod Podge Ultra, apply paper to small sign as shown.  Let dry.
  6. Pick desired font and apply "haunted" pattern to sign.  Paint word with Orange Chalk Paint and let dry.
  7. Accent the right edges of each letter as shown with White Chalk Paint.  Let dry.
  8. Using Mod Podge Ultra spray on both signs and smooth with large brush.  Let dry.
  9. Attach small sign as shown with nail.

resources

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Related Resources

FolkArt Layering Stencils FAQ

FolkArt Layering Stencils FAQ

Learn how to use the FolkArt layering stencils.

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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk FAQ

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk FAQ

Learn how to use the complete line from FolkArt Home Decor: Chalk, Tools, and Stencils.

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Related FAQs

Yes, FolkArt Home Decor Chalk mixes easily to create any color you desire. Begin by mixing a small amount of the darker color into the lighter color first. Continue adding the darker color a little at a time until the desired color or value is achieved.

No, FolkArt Home Decor Texture Chalk is for indoor use only.

Yes, it is highly recommended that you seal your project to ensure maximum protection.
Use Wax to achieve a soft, smooth finish with your choice of Clear, Antique or White. Wax should be applied every 6-12 months or as needed for high traffic surfaces. It is for indoor use only. An alternative to Wax is Matte Varnish. Use this on heavily used furniture. It can be used for indoor or outdoor projects.
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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.

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