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"Hi Rainbow" Sign

Perfect for spring, this circular wood plaque turned into a welcome sign can be displayed in just about any room of your home but best near the front door!

At a Glance:

Project #16397 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Number Needed: 1 $-1.00
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Caribbean, 8 oz. - K2613

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Laguna, 2 oz. - 20562

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - King’s Gold, 2 oz. - 20760

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pink Parfait, 8 oz. - 21049

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 8 oz. - 20403

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Black, 8 oz. - 20404

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Wood Brush Set, Brown Nylon - 44221

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Foam Brush Set of 4 - 44246

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Other Supplies

  • Unfinished Wood Circle Plaque
  • Terra Cotta Pot
  • Brush Basin or container for water
  • Paper Towels
  • Medium grit sandpaper
  • Low tack tape
  • Pencil

instructions

“hi Rainbow Sign Instructions

  1. Tape off the bottom third of the circle and then using a 1” foam brush loaded with Caribbean, paint the lower section of the circle solid; allow to dry. Paint the upper portion of the circle White and allow to dry.  Sand both area smooth and then reapply paint colors for opaque coverage. Let dry.
  2. If desired, use a pencil to lightly mark the rainbow pattern or it can be painted free style.  The rainbow rings are painted – from the outside working toward the center – Laguna, Kings Gold, Pink Parfait, and Limeade.  Be sure to allow a small White border between the colors.  If desired, a second coat can be applied.
  3. Once dry, use a pencil to write “hi” or free hand paint “hi” using a No. 1 Liner brush loaded with Black.
 
Terra Cotta Flower Pot Instructions
  1.  Paint a small band at the bottom of the terra cotta pot of Kings Gold.  The band can be as wide as desired.  Use a 1” foam brush to apply the paint.  Allow to dry and then reapply Kings Gold for opaque coverage.

resources

Related Videos

Learn more about Apple Barrel Craft Paint!

Learn all about Apple Barrel craft paint by watching this video!

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Learn all about Apple Barrel craft paint by watching this video!

Learn about Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Paint

Find out more about Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Paint by watching this video!

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Find out more about Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Paint by watching this video!

Learn about Apple Barrel Gloss Acrylic Paint

Find out more about Apple Barrel Gloss Acrylic Paint by watching this video.

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Find out more about Apple Barrel Gloss Acrylic Paint by watching this video.

Related Resources

Apple Barrel Paints FAQ

Apple Barrel Paints FAQ

Learn how to use Apple Barrel Paints!

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Related FAQs

No, FolkArt® Shinys are not the same as Apple Barrel Gloss. FolkArt® Shinys were developed to have a higher gloss finish than Apple Barrel Gloss. Also, FolkArt® Shinys are color matched to the corresponding FolkArt® Acrylic Color and have the same high pigment load and intense color.
Yes, Apple Barrels paints can be mixed to create a new color value or hue. 
Yes, you can use both FolkArt paint on plaster. However, because plaster is very porous and sometimes dusty, you will need to first seal the piece with a clear acrylic matte spray sealer.
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