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Glittery "Love" Banner for Valentine's Day

Galaxy Glitter™

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Glittery "Love" Banner for Valentine's Day

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Give a wall a glittery banner for Valentine's Day with Galaxy Glitter™.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • French Mauve (DA186)
  • Watermelon Slice (DA324)

Galaxy Glitter™

  • Champagne Starburst (DGG14)
  • Red Nebula (DGG04)

Patio Paint™ Home & Garden Reusable Stick-On Stencils™

  • Everyday Alphabet (6" x 8") (DCPS11)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • scissors
  • cosmetic sponge
  • heart template
  • copy paper
  • chipboard shape (pennant: 8 or more)
  • paintbrushes (including fan brush)
  • thin ribbon or string

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Paint all chipboard pennants in French Mauve.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using the Everyday Alphabet stencil and a cosmetic sponge, apply "L-O-V-E" and two hearts to the individual banners with Watermelon Slice. (Cut out a simple heart shape with paper and trace for a guide.)
    Step 1 Example
  3. Apply Red Nebula over all the letters and shapes previously painted in Watermelon Slice.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Using a fan brush, apply Champagne Starburst in a thin layer to all the pennants. Apply a second layer, focusing more heavily on the ribbon-like ends of the banners.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Thread a small ribbon or string through all the pennant holes, connecting them, and cut off the ends.
    Step 4 Example