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Wooden Medallion Boho-Inspired Necklace

Americana® Acrylics

Wooden Medallion Boho-Inspired Necklace
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Wooden Medallion Boho-Inspired Necklace

designed by Jessica Alea

Use Vintage Effect Wash™ and Americana® Acrylics to make a medallion necklace (or two) with some boho whimsy.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Cadmium Yellow (DAO10)
  • Coral Blush (DA292)
  • Indian Turquoise (DAO87)
  • Melon (DA251)
  • Peacock Teal (DA326)
  • Pineapple (DAO6)
  • Sea Breeze (DA256)
  • Wild Orchid (DA233)
  • Wisteria (DA211)

Vintage Effect Wash™

  • Patina (DCW10)
  • Pink (DCW04)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • sandpaper
  • dry rag or paintbrush
  • fine/small round brush
  • leather cord (or cord of choice)
  • graphite pencil
  • drill and small drill bit
  • 1" flat paintbrush
  • 2" basswood round (Walnut Hollow)


  1. Prepare the basswood round, sanding the surface until smooth with sandpaper.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using a 1" flat paintbrush, paint on either Pink and Patina onto the round. Wipe off excess paint using a dry rag and/or brush.
    Step 1 Example
  3. With a graphite pencil, free-hand the monogram letter of your choice or a heart.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Paint the heart/monogram base with Indian Turquoise, Pumpkin, Coral Blush, Cadmium Yellow, Melon, Wild Orchid, Peacock Teal, Sea Breeze, Pineapple, or Wisteria.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Embellish the monogram base with accents and highlights around the heart/monogram. (These can be highlights, dots, and/or flowers.)
    Step 4 Example
  6. Once finished accenting and highlighting, drill a very small hole through the top of the round for the cord of your choice (leather, cotton, etc).
    Step 5 Example