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"Team Dad" Painted Sports Chair

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

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"Team Dad" Painted Sports Chair

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Make Dad a part of the team by painting him a chair that matches your team's colors.

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Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Black Tie (DA539)
  • Cotton Ball (DA500)
  • Lipstick (DA506)
  • Silver (Metallic) (DA550)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper (optional)
  • transfer paper (optional)
  • ruler
  • pencil
  • painter's tape
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #8 flat brush
  • #1 liner brush
  • Silhouette electronic cutting machine (Silhouette America)
  • cosmetic sponges
  • Con-Tact® paper
  • foldable canvas chair
  • printed lettering (optional)


NOTES: Let dry completely between painting steps. You will need a canvas material folding chair in a color of your choice. Logos are ok; they can be covered with paint.

  1. Remove all tags from the folding chair.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Tear the painter's tape into a rectangle shape on the front or back of the chair. Use a ruler to center the rectangle.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Lipstick to fill in the entire rectangle until you cover up the logo if any. Rinse brush.
    Step 2 Example
  4. In a font of your choice, send the words "Team Dad" or "Team Mom" to the Silhouette machine and cut out onto Con-Tact paper.
  5. Use a cosmetic sponge with Cotton Ball for every other letter; use a new cosmetic sponge with Silver (Metallic) for the rest. Remove the Con-Tact paper.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a #8 flat brush and Black Tie to paint a border around the Lipstick rectangle. Rinse brush.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use a #1 liner brush and Black Tie to outline all the letters. Rinse brush.
    Step 6 Example


In place of a Silhouette machine, you can print out the letters for Team Dad or Team Mom and trace and transfer them in the center of rectangle with tracing and transfer paper and a pencil.

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