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Retro Inspired Flashcard Plaque

Invoke memories of playing childhood flashcards with this easy to paint plaque.

At a Glance:

#4442 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Light Blue, 2 oz. - 402

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Coffee Latte, 2 oz. - 2559

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lipstick Red, 2 oz. - 437

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Vintage White, 2 oz. - 515

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Orange, 2 oz. - 628

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Unpainted Layered Shapes - Butterfly - WM97084

Number Needed: 1 $1.19
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instructions

Other Supplies

Wooden letter B, Flat brush ¼” – ½”, Stencil brush ¼”, Liner brush #1, Tape, Glue, Ruler, Bowl or circle 4 – 4 ½” diameter, Pencil

Instructions

  1. Base coat plaque Vintage White, letter Lipstick Red, butterfly wings Pure Orange and body Coffee Latte.
     
  2. Paint edge of plaque, sides of letter Licorice.
     
  3. Lay letter on plaque for placement and trace bowl or circle template on right side of plaque as shown.
     
  4. Paint inside of circle Light Blue and with a very dry stencil brush, lightly swirl clouds in Vintage White. Use opposite end of paintbrush dipped in Lipstick Red to create dot border around circle.
     
  5. Paint edges of wings first with Coffee Latte, then outline with Licorice. Add details with liner brush.
     
  6. Measure and tape off a ¼” border around plaque and between letter and circle. Paint outside trim border Lipstick Red and dividing line Licorice.
     
  7. Glue shapes to plaque to finish.

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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