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"Merry and Bright" Buffalo Check Sign

Americana Decor® Outdoor Living™

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"Merry and Bright" Buffalo Check Sign

designed by Felicity Greiner

With a bold check background and gold lettering, this sign is sure to brighten your holiday home.

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SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Outdoor Living™

  • Fire Pit (ADOL05)
  • Gold (Metallic) (ADOL27)
  • Iron Gate (ADOL01)

Other supplies

  • ruler
  • pencil
  • flat brush
  • painter's tape
  • white transfer paper
  • wooden sign
  • round brush

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Paint the entire front of the sign in red.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Tape off 1" stripes vertically on the surface. Mix together red and a small amount of black. Paint this mix between the taped areas. Remove the tape.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Tape off 1" stripes horizontally on the surface. Mix together red and a small amount of black. (Make this mix slightly lighter than the mix in the previous step.) Paint this mix between the taped areas. Leave the tape in place.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Apply another layer of tape vertically. Mix together black with a small amount of red. Apply this mix to the sign. Remove the tape.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Transfer the lettering pattern onto the sign front with white transfer paper. With a round brush, paint the text in Gold (Metallic).
    Step 4 Example
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