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"This Way" Outdoor Halloween Sign

Patio Paint Outdoor™

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"This Way" Outdoor Halloween Sign

designed by Doreen Hill

This Halloween directional sign will lead the way for trick-or-treaters.

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Learn more about Patio Paint Outdoor™.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Outdoor Decou-Page (DS117)

Patio Paint Outdoor™

  • Antique Mum (DCP19)
  • Citrus Green (DCP25)
  • Cloud White (DCP14)
  • Fiesta Yellow (DCP28)
  • Petunia Purple (DCP29)
  • Pumpkin (DCP52)
  • Woodland Brown (DCP18)
  • Wrought Iron Black (DCP21)

Other supplies

  • paper towels
  • transfer paper
  • E6000 glue (E6000)
  • pencil
  • #3 round brush
  • tape (decorative)
  • #0 liner brush
  • 1" foam brush
  • embellishments of choice
  • wooden sign
  • printed images (of choice)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Wipe down the sign thoroughly with a damp paper towel.
  2. Paint each section of the sign with a different color, alternating light with dark colors. Shown from top to bottom: Petunia Purple, Pumpkin, Wrought Iron Black, Fiesta Yellow, Citrus Green, and Antique Mum.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Trace and transfer the provided lettering patterns to the sign using the transfer paper.
  4. Using a liner and #3 round brush, paint in the lettering. (Refer to photo for color placement.)
    Step 3 Example
  5. Using Woodland Brown, dry-brush the edges of the sign to create a distressed look.
  6. Using E6000 Glue, adhere embellishments of your choice onto the sign.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Cut out images of your choice and use Americana Outdoor Decou-Page to adhere them onto the sign.. Apply decorative tape and rhinestones as desired. (Refer to final project photo for placement.)
    Step 6 Example