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"Happy Hanukkah" Banners

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

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"Happy Hanukkah" Banners

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Decorate your home this holiday with wall banners in traditional Hanukkah colors.

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Learn more about Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Blue Bird (DA527)
  • Brown Sugar (DA534)
  • Muted Gold (DA516)
  • Orange Sherbet (DA510)
  • Red Barn (DA507)
  • Sky Blue (DA522)
  • True Blue (DA528)
  • Vanilla Shake (DA502)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • scissors
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #10 flat brush
  • 1" painter's tape
  • #1 round brush
  • pen
  • twine (or jute or string)
  • wooden pennants (Say Hello Shop)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Get the paintable wooden pennants from www.sayhelloshop.com.
  2. Use a 3/4" flat brush and load separately with Sky Blue and Vanilla Shake to paint the pennants. Rinse brush between colors and at the end.
  3. Use a pen and the tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the dreidel, menorah, and "Happy Hanukkah" lettering onto the pennants.
  4. Use a #1 round brush and load separately with True Blue and Blue Bird to paint every other letter. Rinse brush.
  5. Create a border around all Blue Bird letters with 1" painter's tape.
  6. Use a #10 flat brush and Blue Bird to paint on the border. Rinse brush.
  7. Add True Blue polka dots around the bottoms of all True Blue-lettered pennants with the handle end of a #10 flat brush.
  8. Use a #1 round brush and Muted Gold to paint the menorah. Rinse brush.
  9. Use a #1 round brush and Vanilla Shake to paint the candles. Rinse brush.
  10. Use a #1 round brush to add Red Barn to the candles for inner flames. Rinse brush. Use the same brush and load with Orange Sherbet to paint the outer flame. Rinse brush.
  11. Use the handle end of a #10 flat brush dipped in True Blue to add dots around the bottom of the menorah pennant. Wipe off the handle.
  12. Use a #1 round brush and Brown Sugar to paint the left side of the dreidel. Use the same brush without rinsing to blend Muted Gold where it meets the Brown Sugar and continue with Muted Gold until the right side is done. Rinse brush.
  13. Use a #1 round brush and Red Barn to paint the design on the left of the dreidel. Rinse brush. Use the same brush and Orange Sherbet to paint the design on the right side. Rinse brush.
  14. Use the handle end of a #10 flat brush dipped in True Blue to add dots around the bottom of the dreidel pennant. Wipe off the handle.
  15. Use scissors to cut the twine (or jute or string). Wind through the pennants to create two banners.