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T for "Tony" Letter

DecoArt® Personally Yours™ Stencils

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T for "Tony" Letter

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Add a name to the letter with DecoArt® Personally™ Yours Stencils.

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Learn more about DecoArt® Personally Yours™ Stencils.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Hauser Medium Green (DA132)
  • Raw Umber (DA130)
  • Thermal Green (Neon) (DHS5)
  • Yellow Ochre (DAO8)

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Matte Decou-Page (DS106)

DecoArt® Personally Yours™ Stencils

  • Between the Lines - Solid (12" x 12") (PYB101)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • sandpaper
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • 1" flat brush
  • #12 flat brush
  • cosmetic sponge
  • 1 piece of scrapbook paper
  • giant wooden letter (of choice)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Make sure the letter is clean and dust free before painting.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a pencil to trace the letter shape onto scrapbook paper of your choice.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use scissors to cut out the letter. Hold it next to the wooden one to make sure it will fit correctly before decoupaging.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a 1" flat brush and Americana Matte Decou-Page to adhere the paper to the top of the letter. Let dry.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Once completely dry, sand the edges to create a perfect smooth fit.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a #12 flat brush and Raw Umber to shade around the edges of the letter.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use a 1" flat brush and Thermal Green to paint over the entire top of the letter.
  8. Position the Personally Yours Between the Lines Solid Stencil to spell out a name of choice. Make sure the name fits before stenciling.
  9. Load a cosmetic sponge with Yellow Ochre to basecoat the name.
  10. Use the patterns with the letters and load a new cosmetic sponge with Raw Umber. Pounce on patterns of choice in each letter.

HELPFUL HINTS

When stenciling letters, words, or numbers, locate and mark the surface center where they will be placed. Positioning the stencil or pattern so you are working from the center out to each end will help keep everything centered.

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