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Fluid Art l Bright Frame Menu Board

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Fluid Art l Bright Frame Menu Board
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Fluid Art l Bright Frame Menu Board

Fluid Art l Bright Frame Menu Board

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Make over a simple frame into a colorful, paint-poured menu board with Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.

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Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Ballerina (DA560)
  • Night Sky (DA529)
  • Pink Tropics (DA561)
  • Sky Blue (DA522)
  • Soft Jade (DA545)

DecoArt® Pouring Medium™

  • Pouring Medium (DS135)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • disposable gloves
  • craft sticks (for stirring)
  • wet wipes
  • plastic cups (large and small)
  • foil pan (large )
  • paintbrushes
  • frame (wooden)


  1. Remove all backing from the frame, make sure to keep the clear laminate.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Mix Sky Blue and a touch of Ballerina for a light blue. Use the mix to paint the entire frame.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Prepare five cups of paint: Add a touch of Sky Blue to Night Sky to make a lighter blue. Add a touch of Ballerina to Pink Tropics to make a medium pink hue. The other three cups are Soft Jade, Ballerina, and Sky Blue as is. Mix each cup of paint with an equal amount of Pouring Medium.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Set up a pouring station by placing cups or something similar under the frame and place the cups and frame into a foil pan. (The cups will keep the frame elevated while pouring.) Layer each color into a large cup and pour the cup over the entire frame.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Paint the photo backing in Ballerina. Let dry and Insert the backing and the laminate back into the frame.
    Step 4 Example