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Framed Burlap Monogram

DecoArt® Personally Yours™ Stencils

Framed Burlap Monogram
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Framed Burlap Monogram

designed by Donna Bush

Create this rusticl monogram in a frame with DecoArt Personally Yours stencils and Chalky Finish paint..

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Antique Gold (DAO9)
  • Buttermilk (DAO3)
  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)

DecoArt® Personally Yours™ Stencils

  • Initial Impressions - Sleek (12" x 12") (PYI103)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • scissors
  • ruler
  • sponge brush
  • burlap
  • staple gun
  • screwdriver
  • 120-grit sandpaper (or sanding block)
  • staples
  • picture hanger
  • wood frame
  • 1" stencil brush
  • metal hook hangers

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use scissors to cut burlap two inches larger than frame opening.
  2. Use ruler to measure off rectangle, slightly smaller than frame opening. Use painter's tape to mask off rectangle.
  3. Use 3/4" flat brush to apply Buttermilk inside taped off rectangle. Remove tape.
  4. Position stencil letters of your choice on rectangle to create monogram or name.
  5. Use stencil brush and Antique Gold to stencil lettering. Set aside to dry.
  6. Use sponge brush to and Lamp Black to paint frame. When dry, distress with sanding block or sandpaper.
  7. Position and attach burlap to back side of frame with staple gun and staples.
  8. Position and attach metal hook/hangers on back side of frame with screwdriver.

HELPFUL HINTS

A piece of cardstock or thin cardboard can be positioned and attached to create a backing on the frame. This will prevent the wall from being marred and make the burlap more opaque.