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Springtime Baseball Banner

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Springtime Baseball Banner
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Springtime Baseball Banner

designed by Jessica Alea

Celebrate baseball season on a vintage baseball banner made with Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.

SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Lace (ADC02)
  • Romance (ADC06)

Americana Decor® Crème Waxes

  • Clear (ADM01)
  • Golden Brown (ADM02)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • hot glue gun (with clear glue sticks)
  • jute, hemp, string, or yarn
  • papier-mâché shape (2" balls)
  • paintbrushes
  • cardstock paper
  • clean rag

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cut the cardstock into triangles, using the provided pattern. Carefully pull out the strings out of the papier-mâché balls, if they are attached.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint the balls in Lace. Allow to dry and apply a second coat. Using Romance, paint the stitches on the balls (See the provided pattern for placement.)
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use the pattern to create the baseball banner triangle out of the cardstock. Paint the background in Lace and use Romance for the stitches. Allow to dry.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Attach the string to the balls and triangles with hot glue.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Paint the baseballs and triangles with Clear Creme Wax and allow to dry. Using a clean rag, roughly wipe Golden Brown Creme Wax onto the ball to mimic red clay. Let dry.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Once dry, hang the banner up to celebrate opening day or a baseball lover's birthday.
    Step 5 Example