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Father's Day Gift Plaque

Americana® Acrylics

Father's Day Gift Plaque
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Father's Day Gift Plaque

designed by PLA Schneider

Spell out Dad's specialness with Americana® Acrylics and DecoArt® Extreme Sheen™.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Deep Midnight Blue (DA166)
  • Desert Turquoise (DAO44)
  • Warm White (DA239)

DecoArt® Extreme Sheen™

  • 24K Gold (DPM04)

Other supplies

  • painter's tape
  • sheet of clear vinyl
  • cosmetic sponge
  • wooden plaque
  • chip brush
  • Cricut machine


  1. Use a chip brush to to paint the entire plaque in Warm White. (Saturate the brush in water before loading. This will create a white-washed effect.) Set the plaque aside and let dry.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a Cricut machine to create a stencil. Select the font of your choice; just be sure "Father" is slightly bolder than the rest of the letters. Place the stencil on the plaque.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a cosmetic sponge to dab on Desert Turquoise to all of the letters. Let dry. Use a cosmetic sponge to dab on Deep Midnight Blue to "Father". Carefully peel off the stencil and let dry.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use painter's tape to create accent lines (one on top and one on the left side; see photo for placement). Using a cosmetic sponge, dab on 24K Gold and Desert Turquoise. Carefully remove the tape. Let dry.
    Step 3 Example