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Welcome Winter Sled

Americana® Acrylics

Welcome Winter Sled
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Welcome Winter Sled

designed by DecoArt Design Team

A wooden sled becomes a rustic greeting to winter visitors with Americana® Mediums and Americana® Acrylics.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Asphaltum (DA180)
  • Santa Red (DA170)

Dazzling Metallics®

  • Shimmering Silver (DAO70)


  • Staining / Antiquing Medium™ (DS51)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • ruler
  • pencil
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • black fine point marker
  • wooden sled
  • #1 liner brush
  • old rag


  1. Use a 3/4” flat brush to paint the bottom of the sled Shimmering Silver. Rinse brush.
  2. Use the same brush to basecoat the top of the sled Santa Red. Let completely dry. Rinse brush.
  3. Use the same brush to mix (1) part Asphaltum with (1) part Staining/Antiquing Medium. Use the mix to brush over the top of sled and immediately wipe back with an old rag. Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
  4. Use a marker with a ruler to draw lines for wood.
  5. Trace and transfer “Welcome” onto the sled with tracing and transfer papers and a pencil.
  6. Use a #1 liner brush and Snow White to paint on letters.
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