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Indigo Denim Letters

Make your family's monogram with a hip and trend-right denim look.

At a Glance:

#6066 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Cloudy Day, 2 oz. - 2568

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Mediums - Antiquing Medium - Espresso, 2 oz. - 2937

Number Needed: 1 $2.59 $1.30
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FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Brushes - Wide Brush - 34910

Number Needed: 1 $12.99
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Navy Blue, 2 oz. - 403

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Metallics - Antique Copper, 2 oz. - 666

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Blue Ribbon, 2 oz. - 719

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Midnight, 2 oz. - 964

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Mediums - Glazing Medium, 8 oz. - 991

Number Needed: 1 $5.09
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instructions

Other Supplies

Folkart ® Paint Tools - Detail Painters #4156, Assorted wooden letters, ¾” Flat brush, Foam bowl, Sandpaper, Stencil tape, Wooden shadow box, Stencil brush, Craft glue, Liner brush

Instructions

Denim "G"

  1. Basecoat the “G” in Navy Blue.  Allow to dry.
  2. Mix one part Glazing Medium to one part Vintage White in a bowl.
  3. Dip the wide brush into the mixture and the remove some of the paint onto a paper towel.  Drag the mixed glaze in one stroke across the letter and then repeat going in the opposite directions

Cursive "L"

  1. Basecoat “L” with Navy Blue.  Allow to dry.
  2. Sand the edges and center lightly to distress.

Chambray "W"

  1. Basecoat W with Cloudy Day. Allow to dry.
  2. Mix one part Glazing Medium to one part Vintage White.
  3. Dip the brush into the mixture and remove excess paint onto a paper towel. Drag the glazing mixture in one stroke and repeat in opposite direction.

Dipped Copper "W"

  1. Basecoat the letter with Midnight. Allow to dry.
  2. Tape off and paint the bottom half with Antique Copper.

Cursive "A"

  1. Basecoat the “A” with Midnight. Allow to dry.
  2. Add Vintage White dots with the 5/8” dauber. Allow to dry.

Frame Dipped "O"

  1. Basecoat the shadow box with Midnight. Allow to dry. Dry brush with Cloudy Day. Allow to dry.
  2. Basecoat the “O” with Vintage White. Allow to dry.
  3. Tape off at an angle and paint Cloudy Day. Allow to dry.
  4. Use the ¼” dauber to make Antique Copper rivets around edges of the shadow box.
  5. Glue the “O” to the shadow box.

Stitched "M"

  1. Basecoat with Blue Ribbon. Allow to dry.
  2. Add Vintage White stitching with liner brush.

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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