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Stenciled "Keys" Hanger

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

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Stenciled "Keys" Hanger

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Make your own personal key hanger easily with Chalky Finish and our stencils!

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.


Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Carbon (ADC29)
  • Everlasting (ADC01)
  • Relic (ADC28)
  • Vintage (ADC17)

Americana Decor® Stencils

  • Vintage Keys (12" x 12") (ADS06)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • ruler
  • pencil
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • 1" painter's tape
  • #1 liner brush
  • cosmetic sponge
  • tracing & transfer paper
  • pen
  • oval wooden plate
  • cup hooks (3)


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. You will need a small wooden oval plate, make sure the surface is clean and dust free.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use 3/4" Flat brush and Vintage to base coat the entire plate. Rinse brush.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Choose the key images you prefer to use from the Vintage Keys stencil. Then use painter's tape to hold in place.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Load a clean cosmetic sponge with Relic and lightly pounce on the first key.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a new cosmetic sponge and load with Carbon to do second key. Wash Stencil.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Print the word "keys" pattern or in font of choice. Then use a pen to trace and transfer the pattern centered at the top.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use #1 Round brush and Everlasting to paint the word "keys". Rinse brush.
    Step 6 Example
  8. You will need 3 cup hooks.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Screw in the 3 cup hooks across the bottom of the plate.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Use a sharpie to make a shadow behind the words "keys".
    Step 9 Example
  11. Use a pencil and ruler to mark 3 even dots on both sides.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Use handle end of #1 Round brush and dip into Everlasting to add dots. Re-dip the paint brush handle each time to get consistent dot size. Wipe off handle.
    Step 11 Example
  13. Once dry it is ready to be hung!
    Step 12 Example
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