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Inspirational Tasseled Rainbow Plaque

Americana® Acrylics

Inspirational Tasseled Rainbow Plaque
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Inspirational Tasseled Rainbow Plaque

designed by PLA Schneider

Color from Americana® Acrylics and words of inspiration combine on this wall décor.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Coral Blush (DA292)
  • Hauser Light Green (DA131)
  • Royal Fuchsia (DA151)
  • Shoreline (DA365)
  • Snow (Titanium) White (DAO1)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • stylus or pencil
  • craft glue
  • tracing & transfer paper
  • beads (small)
  • yarn (scraps; various colors)
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • medium paintbrush
  • wooden plaque (Michaels)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Use a medium-sized brush to whitewash the plaque, using a 1:1 mix of Snow White and water.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Put  a dab of all colors on the palette or paper plate. Use a medium flat brush (3/4" is ideal) that's been saturated in water and begin wiith Royal Fuchsia as the top color of the rainbow. (See photo.) Rinse the brush; saturate again; and continue on the next color, Coral Blush. (Be sure to overlap this color with the Royal Fuchsia.) Continue this same process with Hauser Light Green and Shoreline to complete the rainbow.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Select a favorite quote from here: https://decoart.com/blog/article/474/free_inspirational_quote_pattern Print off and transfer the quote to the front of the plaque. Use a Black Glass Paint Marker to trace and fill in. 
    Step 2 Example
  4. Wrap a piece of yarn around four fingers.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Tie a knot using a small piece of yarn. (See photo)
    Step 4 Example
  6. Tie a knot under the first knot rbound the bundle of yarn.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Add a small bead to each tassel. Glue the tassels to the back of the plaque.
    Step 6 Example