Apple Barrel® Monkey See, Monkey Do Room Sign

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by Sherrie Ragsdale, Plaid®

Apple Barrel® Monkey See, Monkey Do Room Sign

Once you see how easy this adorable monkey sign is, you'll want to do it for your little one and hang it on the door to his or her room.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 to 1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint the entire plaque White. Allow to dry.
  • 2
    Paint the outside portion of the plaque Bimini Blue. Allow to dry.
  • 3
    Use tape to make stripes. Paint in between with Jack-o-Lantern. Allow to dry and remove tape.
  • 4
    Practice stencling words first so that letters are centered on the plaque. Then stencil words in Black. Allow to dry.
  • 5
    Hot glue the monkey shape in the center. Make a bow out of the Turquoise ribbon and glue it onto the monkey's neck.
  • 6
    Drill small holes at the top of plaque. Cut an 18 inch piece of wire and wrap it around a pencil. Remove the wire from the pencil. You should have a spring-shaped wire.
  • 7
    Stretch the wire out and add the beads. Glue the wire into hole.
  • 8
    Allow project to completely dry before hanging.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 to 1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Plaid® Apple Barrel® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Jack-o-Lantern 104769987
  • Plaid® Apple Barrel® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. White 104107351
  • Plaid® Apple Barrel® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Black 104107352
  • Plaid® Apple Barrel® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bimini Blue 104770007
  • Lara's Crafts Painted Wood and Felt Monkey 104140478
  • Walnut Hollow™ Wood Oval Plaque 11 inch x 14 inch x 3/4 inch 104447301
  • Stencil Ease Alphabet Stencil 2 inch Times New Roman 26 pc. 104433871
  • Drill
  • Wire
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Beads Large Natural 104240860
  • 3M™ 3/4 inch x 60 yard Painter Masking Tape 104148328
  • Offray® Spool O' Ribbon Turquoise 104430741
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Brush Mini 104114469
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 12 104118907
  • E6000® Industrial Strength Craft Adhesive 104148138
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928