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"Noel" Holiday Wall Decor

By: Chris Thornton-Deason

At a Glance:

Project #14904 Skill Level: Advanced Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Delta Ceramcoat Logo

Delta Ceramcoat Acrylic Paint - White, 2 oz. - 025050202W

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.


Number Needed: 1 $6.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • 5” Wood letters – “N O E L” (ours came from Wal-Mart)
  • Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Glitter Ice.#03001
  • Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Metallic Tiger Eye #02912
  • Mod Podge Collage Clay, Vanilla White #25144
  • Wood cutout package (ours came from Hobby Lobby)
  • Medium flat brush
  • Palette paper or foam plate
  • Brush Basin or container for water 
  • Paper towels
  • Painter’s tape
  • Bent blade palette knife
  • 100 grit sandpaper
  • E6000 Glue
  • Snowflake stencil of choice


Surface Preparation 

  1. Using the large flat brush, apply a smooth, even coat of All-Purpose Sealer to all wood pieces.
  2. Allow the sealer to dry, and then sand with fine grit sandpaper.


  1. Basecoat all wood letters Tiger Eye using a medium flat brush. Basecoat the base of the package wood cutout Tiger Eye.
    1. NOTE: do not paint the bow on the gift package.
  2. Using painter’s tape, tape straight lines approximately ¼” wide on each wood letter. Refer to the photo for stripe placement.
  3. Pick up a small amount of Mod Podge Collage Clay on the back of the bent blade palette knife; and apply to each taped off line, just like buttering a piece of toast or icing a cake. Remove the tape while the Collage Clay is still wet.
  4. On the wood cutout gift package, hold the snowflake stencil in place and ice the Mod Podge Collage Clay covering the entire package shape; carefully remove stencil.
  5. Allow all of the Mod Podge Collage Clay to dry for several hours.
  6. Next paint all the dried Mod Podge Collage Clay areas (stipes and snowflakes) White.
    1. NOTE: You may find it easier to position the stencil back in place and paint the raised areas using the stencil as a shield. Also paint the bow of the gift package White. Allow to dry.  
  7. Brush on Ice Glitter paint over all of the textured areas.


  1. Glue the package cutout to the “L.” Then glue to attach all letters together. If desired, refer to the photo for placement.  

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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