DecoArt Love and Light Hanukkah Plaque

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Love and Light Hanukkah Plaque

Use vivid colors to celebrate the Festival of Lights!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Download and print project template. Let paint dry between steps. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Paint entire plaque Primary Blue using 3/4 inch flat brush.
  • 3
    Measure in 1/4 inch on front of plaque and draw line with pencil all around. Paint sides Desert Turquoise with 3/4 inch flat brush.
  • 4
    Measure out six stripes on the front of the plaque. Use Wisteria, Desert Turquoise, and Ocean Blue to fill in stripes with 1/2 inch flat brush.
  • 5
    Use sandpaper to distress edges and front of plaque.
  • 6
    Trace and transfer template to front of plaque.
  • 7
    Use #2 liner brush and Primary Blue to fill in letters and outline the heart and Star of David. Use the same brush to make little dash lines in the letters with Desert Turquoise. Fill in the heart and Star of David with same color and brush.
  • 8
    Freehand checkerboard pattern around edge of plaque with 1/2 inch flat brush and Primary Blue and Wisteria.
  • 9
    Drill two small holes in upper corners of plaque.
  • 10
    Cut off 18 inch piece of wire. Use pliers to make ball of wire. Feed it through front of one of the holes. Pull wire up in back and wrap it around pencil three times. Slip it in back of other hole and make ball of that end.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Primary Blue 104106631 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Desert Turquoise 104106698
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Wisteria 104106637
  • Walnut Hollow Pine Rectangle Plaque 6-3/4 inch x 9 inch 104447278
  • Nicole™ Crafts Econo Tracing Pad 9 inch x 12 inch 30 pc. 104135777
  • Nicole™ Crafts Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch White 4 pc. 104111939
  • Nicole™ Crafts Copper Wire Black 18 gauge 3 yard 104179257
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chain Nose Pliers 104248459
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Wash 3/4 104464133
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Liner Flat 2 104464147
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Wash 1/2 104464131
  • 1/4 inch Flat Brush
  • Water Container
  • Sandpaper
  • Drill
  • Small Drill Bit
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
Download Project Template