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Old-Fashioned Stenciled Lemonade Sign

Americana Decor® Stencils

Old-Fashioned Stenciled Lemonade Sign
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Old-Fashioned Stenciled Lemonade Sign

designed by PLA Schneider

Add a touch of summertime to a kitchen wall with a refreshing stenciled sign.

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Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Everlasting (ADC01)
  • Refreshing (ADC13)
  • Relic (ADC28)
  • Vintage (ADC17)

Americana Decor® Stencils

  • Versatile Checks (12" x 12") (ADS20)

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Matte Decou-Page (DS106)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • sandpaper
  • scissors
  • 1" flat brush
  • #10 flat brush
  • scrapbook paper (black & white; green & white)
  • black fine-point permanent marker
  • plain white copy paper
  • cosmetic sponges
  • French Provincial wooden sign (Walnut Hollow)


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Using a 1" flat brush, paint the wooden sign with two coats of Everlasting.
  2. Position the Americana Decor Versatile Checks Stencil on the sign and use a cosmetic sponge to dab on Vintage.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Re-position the stencil on the sign. (The stencil should overlap the previously-stenciled areas.) Use a clean cosmetic sponge to dab on Refreshing.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Using a #10 flat brush, paint the perimeter in Relic.
    Step 3 Example
  5. In the font of your choice, print out the word "Lemonade" and "5ยข" and cut out. Use scissors to cut a piece of the black and white scrapbook paper 1/2" wider all around than the words. Use scissors to loosely cut a scalloped design all the way around.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Using a black fine point marker, loosely draw the lemons design onto the yellow and green scrapbook paper and cut out with scissors.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use a 1" flat brush and Americana Matte Decou-Page to adhere the lemons and the lemonade designs into place. (Refer to photo.)
  8. Lightly sand the sides, perimeter, and front of the sign to distress.
  9. Using a 1" flat brush, seal the entire surface with Decou-Page.
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