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Nautical Father's Day Boat Décor

Americana® Decou-Page™

Nautical Father's Day Boat Décor
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Nautical Father's Day Boat Décor

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Use Americana® Decou-Page™ to make the sailor in your life the perfect Father's Day gift.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Neutral Grey (DAO95)
  • Tuscan Red (DA265)
  • Victorian Blue (DAO39)

Americana® Decou-Page Paper™

  • Ship to Shore (DP06)

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Matte Decou-Page (DS106)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • #10 flat brush
  • #12 flat brush
  • #1 liner brush
  • medium wooden boat

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Make sure the wooden boat is clean and dust free.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a #12 flat brush and Neutral Grey to paint the sides of the boat. Rinse brush.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a #10 flat brush and Snow White to paint the top edges and entire inside of the boat. Rinse brush.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a #10 flat brush and Tuscan Red to paint the two top sections of the boat and the two oars. Rinse brush.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a pencil and the tracing and transfer paper to trace and transfer the oar patterns onto the two oars.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a #1 liner brush and Snow White to fill in the 3s and the thinnest line. Rinse brush. Use a #10 flat brush and Victorian Blue to fill in the thick stripe. Rinse brush.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use a pencil and the tracing and transfer papers to trace the shape of each section onto the back of the sailboat blueprint paper from the Americana Ship To Shore Decou-Page Paper pack. Use scissors to cut out the three sections.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Use the #12 flat brush and Americana Matte Decou-Page to apply to one section at a time, quickly adding the paper section in and brushing out any wrinkles or air bubbles. Apply more Decou-Page on top to seal. Repeat on all three sections. Rinse brush.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Use the #12 flat brush and Snow White to add a stripe the width of the brush onto the sides of the boat. Rinse brush.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Use a pencil to trace and transfer the words "HAPPY FATHER'S DAY" in each section of the boat. Use the #1 liner brush and Snow White to outline each word. Rinse brush.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Use a #1 liner brush to apply Tuscan Red onto the word Father's so the Snow White looks like a shadow. (See photo.) Rinse brush.
    Step 10 Example
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