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Steampunk House

By: Chris Thornton-Deason

Add a pop of steampunk to your home decor.

At a Glance:

Project #14823 Skill Level: Advanced Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Metallic Copper, 2...

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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Metallic Gold, 2 oz.

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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Tahiti Blue, 2 oz.

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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Autumn Brown, 2 oz.

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Delta Ceramcoat ® Acrylic Paint - Burnt Umber, 2 oz.

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Delta Ceramcoat ® Sealers - All-Purpose, 2 oz.

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Delta Ceramcoat ® Mediums - Faux Finish Clear, 2 oz.

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Delta Ceramcoat ® Chalk - Dusty Denim, 8 oz.

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Delta Ceramcoat ® Chalk - Whipped Cream, 8 oz.

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Delta Ceramcoat ® Wax - Clear, 8 oz.

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Delta Stencil Mania™ - Décor Accents

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Delta Stencils - Checkerboard Medley

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Mod Podge ® Collage Clay - Vanilla White

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instructions

Other Supplies

  • Wood house (ours came from Hobby Lobby)
  • Palette knife
  • Palette paper or foam plate
  • Brush Basin or container for water
  • Paper towels
  • Large flat brush
  • No. 1 liner brush
  • Stylus
  • Black transfer paper
  • Tracing paper
  • Fine grit sandpaper
  • E6000 Glue
  • Lint-free cloth
  • Toothbrush
  • Scissors

Embellishments - Use the following or embellishments of your choice.

  • 12 Random-sized gears
  • 2 Owls
  • 2 Keys
  • 2 Block hands
  • 16 Upholstery tacks
  • 1 Seamstress measuring tape
  • 2 Nails

Patterns

Get the Pattern

Instructions

  1. Apply Delta Ceramcoat All-Purpose Sealer to house using a large flat brush. Allow to dry, then sand.
  2. Working one side of the roof at a time, position Checkerboard Medley stencil keeping the small checks along the front edge. Load the backside of a palette knife with a small amount of Mod Podge Collage Clay and ice the stencil like buttering toast. Lift the stencil, then allow to dry.
  3. Repeat the Mod Podge Collage Clay/stencil process on the second side of the roof as well as on the sides at the bottom using the large Fleur de Lis stencil. Allow to dry.

Sides and Front of House

  1. Gently stir Delta Ceramcoat Chalk before beginning. Paint body of house Denim Blue using a large flat brush. Allow to dry and then reapply a second coat. Let dry again.
  2. Paint one heavy coat of Delta Ceramcoat Chalk Paint Clear Wax, allow to dry thoroughly.
  3. Next, paint, until opaque, Delta Ceramcoat Chalk Whipped Cream. Dry thoroughly.
  4. Sand heavily to distress until you see the Denim Blue showing through.
  5. Trace and transfer patterns.
  6. Paint designs on side of house with No. 1 liner and Autumn Brown; dry thoroughly, then sand lightly.
  7. Cut seamstress tape into odd lengths.
  8. Apply all embellishments, (except the upholstery tacks) to the sides and front using E6000 adhesive. Allow to dry.   

Roof

  1. Paint the roof Metallic Copper, allow to dry.
  2. Adhere remaining embellishments (except upholstery tacks) to roof with E6000 adhesive.
  3. Accent roof embellishments by painting Metallic Copper here and there.
  4. Mix equal parts Delta Ceramcoat Faux Glaze Medium and Burnt Umber plus a touch of water. Using a large brush, apply glaze mixture to the entire house. Wipe to remove excess glaze with a lint-free cloth. Allow the glaze mixture to remain in a few crevices. Allow to dry.
  5. Dry-brush roof and side embellishments with Metallic Gold.
  6. Accent roof and side embellishments with a dry-brush of Tahiti Blue.
  7. Spatter roof using an old toothbrush loaded with thinned Tahiti Blue. (Tahiti Blue plus water.)
  8. Apply a coat of Delta Ceramcoat Chalk Paint Clear Wax to the entire house. Allow to dry, then buff with a lint-free cloth.
  9. Add upholstery tacks to each end of the seamstress tape as well as accenting the front.
  10. Add nails to edge of roof and hang keys.

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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.

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