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"Be Mine" Glitter Sign with Heart

Craft Twinkles®

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"Be Mine" Glitter Sign with Heart

designed by Regina Davis

Craft Twinkles™ adds just the right amount of sparkle to this Valentine's Day wall accent.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Bubblegum Pink (DA250)
  • Poodleskirt Pink (DA267)

Craft Twinkles™

  • Gold (DCT3)
  • Sparkling Pink (DCT19)

Dazzling Metallics®

  • Glorious Gold (DAO71)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • sandpaper
  • 2" flat brush
  • #5 round brush
  • cosmetic sponge
  • hammer
  • vinyl
  • saw-tooth picture hanger
  • Silhouette electronic cutting machine (Silhouette America)
  • twine
  • nails (small; to outline heart)
  • medium density fiberboard (MDF)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Lightly sand the MDF to remove any blemishes.
  2. Paint the sides and top of the MDF board using Poodleskirt Pink. If needed, apply another coat once the first has dried.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Cut out the provided stencils using the Silhouette electronic cutting machine and vinyl.
  4. Apply the vinyl stencil for "mine" in the lower half of the board.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Paint "mine" using Glorious Gold with a cosmetic sponge.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Remove the stencil and let dry.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Apply the stencil for "be" above "mine", aligning the "b" and "m".
    Step 6 Example
  8. Paint "be" using Bubblegum Pink.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Remove the stencil and let dry.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Apply the vinyl heart.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Begin nailing nails down around the heart, making sure to space evenly. (These are spaced about 1/3" from each other.)
    Step 10 Example
  12. Continue until you have gone around the entire heart. Remove the vinyl heart.
    Step 11 Example
  13. Tie twine around the nail at the top middle of the heart. Face the end of the string inward.
    Step 12 Example
  14. Wrap the string around each nail, going back and forth at random. Continue until you get the look you want.
    Step 13 Example
  15. Finish the heart by going on the outside of each nail and making a loop around each nail head to create a border around the heart.
    Step 14 Example
  16. Tie off the end of the string using another string in the middle of the heart. Tuck the loose string end underneath the other strings.
    Step 15 Example
  17. Hand-paint "be" using Sparkling Pink. Apply a generous amount to the brush and spread the Sparkling Pink until the desired glitter distribution is achieved.
    Step 16 Example
  18. Hand-paint "mine" using Gold. Let dry completely.
    Step 17 Example
  19. To hang, attach a saw-tooth hanger on the top of the back.