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Hello Spring Sign

By: Karen Reif

At a Glance:

Project #15241 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Gold, 2 oz. - 3081

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Peel & Stick Painting Stencils - Script Alphabet - 71944

Number Needed: 1 $5.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Painting Tools - Stencil Brush 1/4" & Stylus - 50562

Number Needed: 1 $2.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Ballet Pink, 2 oz. - 438

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Daybreak, 2 oz. - 6448

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Soft Apple, 2 oz. - 526

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Marina Mist, 2 oz. - 6458

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Peppercorn, 2 oz. - 6473

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lilac Ice, 2 oz. - 4666

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Wood Brush Set, Flats - 44219

Number Needed: 1 $3.59
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instructions

Other Supplies

  • FolkArt Treasure Gold, 3081
  • Six (6) paper mache eggs, 2.5”
  • 11”x14” Wooden picture frame
  • White string
  • Canvas fabric for triangles
  • 11” x 14” Canvas board
  • 10 Screw eyes
  • 10 Gold Eyelets and eyelet tools for setting in eyelets
  • Masking tape 3/4”

Instructions

  1. Paint entire frame with Ballet Pink. Let paint dry.
  2. Turn frame so that wider portion is now horizontal and tape off roughly a 3” portion going up the shorter vertical sides. Paint this area with the Gold Treasure Gold. Remove masking tape and let paint dry.
  3. Dry brush Wicker White in the Ballet Pink portion of the frame only.
  4. Paint the 11”x14” canvas board with Wicker White and let paint dry. Use the masking tape to tape off stripes (stripes will be the width of the masking tape) and paint with Ballet Pink. Let paint dry and remove masking tape. Insert board into frame opening and secure in place.
  5. Paint each paper mache egg a different color using the Ballet Pink, Soft Apple, Day Break, Marina Mist and Lilac Ice as shown. Use the stencil brush to spatter Gold Treasure Gold on the eggs and paint unevenly the Gold Treasure Gold on the bottom of each egg. Let paint dry. Using the Peel & Stick Stencil, stencil the letters “S, P, R, I, N, G” (one letter per egg) with Peppercorn. Let paint dry. Find the top center of each egg and screw in and Eye Screw.
  6. Paint a 3” x 9” strip of canvas fabric with Gold Treasure Gold and let paint dry. Cut out 5 triangles that measure 2 1/4” on all sides.
  7. Paint a 3” x 3” square for each of the following colors: Ballet Pink, Day Break, Soft Apple, Marina Mist and Lilac Ice. Cut out 5 triangles (one of each color) that measure 2 1/8” on all sides. Use the Peel & Stick Stencils to stencil the letters “HELLO” (one letter per triangle) with Peppercorn.
  8. Center and place the colored triangles that spell HELLO on top of a Gold triangle. Using the eyelet setting tool, apply a gold eyelet to each upper corner of the triangles as shown.
  9. Make a mark on the vertical sides of the frame opening 1 1/2” down from the top of the opening and screw in an eye screw (on both sides). Make another mark on the vertical sides of the frame opening 4” up from the bottom of the opening and screw in another eye screw (on both sides).
  10. Run white string thru painted triangles and tie to each eye screw that are 1 1/2” down from the top. Adjust how the triangles hang as needed.
  11. Run the white string thru the painted eggs and again tie to each eye screw that are 4” from the bottom, adjusting how the eggs hand as needed.

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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