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Merry and Bright Sign

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At a Glance:

Project #17280 Skill Level: Beginner
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Stencil Brush Set, Short Handle - 34107

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Red Apple, 2 oz. - 20784

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Magenta, 2 oz. - 20591

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Limeade, 2 oz. - 20253

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - New Shamrock, 2 oz. - 21479

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Caribbean, 2 oz. - 20247

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz. - 20503

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Black, 2 oz. - 20504

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Plaques - Square with Beaded Handle, 11" x 11" - 48167

Number Needed: 1 $9.79
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Other Supplies

Pencil
Alphabet Stencils
Stencil Tape

instructions

  1. Paint the outer edge of your plaque with Red Apple and let dry. Paint in the inside of your plaque with White and let dry.
  2. Line up your alphabet stencils to spell out a phrase. Stencil in your phrase with differing colors of Apple Barrel paint. Let dry.
  3. Draw a winding circle around your stenciled phrase leaving enough room to draw bulb holiday lights. Draw the lights.
  4. Paint in your thin, winding circle with Black and let dry.
  5. Starting from the center of a light bulb, use a small flat brush to paint a glow-like look to the edges of your light bulb with New Shamrock. Mix a 2:1 ratio of White and New Shamrock. Use this lightened color to paint in your light bulbs. Repeat this step to every light bulb using a variety of Apple Barrel Paints.
  6. Paint your beads with a variety of Apple Barrel paint and let dry.

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