DecoArt Summer Girl Wall Art Décor

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Summer Girl Wall Art Décor

Ready for summer!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Let the paint dry between steps. Project time does not include this drying time.
    Download and print project template before starting. If you use a different craft surface than what is indicated in the supplies, you may need to adjust the size of the template.)
  • 2
    Using 3/4 flat wash brush paint the front of the canvas panel in Spa Blue. Rinse brush and using the same brush, paint the sides Burnt Umber. Wipe of some the Burnt Umber from the brush and dry brush the front (edges only, refer to photo). Set aside and let dry.
  • 3
    Use a cosmetic sponge to randomly stencil doily or similar patterns in Flesh Tone.
  • 4
    Cut template out on various cardstock (such as Pink Dots, Lime Chevron, Berrylicious, etc.) using electronic cutting machine, following manufacturer's instructions. Use the photo as a guide when selecting colors.
  • 5
    Start putting together the little girl using 3/4 flat wash brush and decoupage. First, do the body on top of hair. Then the oval piece of hat behind the head/hair. Then the top part of hat on top of head/hair. Then the swim suit on top of body.
  • 6
    Cut slit on the tote bag handle and place around the arm, decoupage on using 3/4 flat wash brush.
  • 7
    Using #8 round brush paint accents (refer to photo for color placement if needed) in Flesh Tone then Spa Blue, followed by the word "Summer" and the sunglasses in Burnt Umber.
  • 8
    Cut out flowers from cardstock such as Aqua Floral and Lime Floral and decoupage one to the tote bag and one to the hat.
  • 9
    Cut a piece of ribbon that is about 54 inch (actual length will depend on how large you'd like the bow). Use craft glue to adhere the ribbon to the bottom and two side and tie bow.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Spa Blue 104549561 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Burnt Umber 104106679 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Flesh Tone 104106684 (2)
  • Decoupage with a Satin Finish (about 4 oz.)
  • Walnut Hollow Basswood Plaque 9 inch x 12 inch 104150086
  • American Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Lime Floral 104814750
  • American Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Aqua Floral 104814700
  • American Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Pink Dots 104814630
  • American Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Lime Chevron 104814746
  • American Crafts Bazzill Basics Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Berrylicious
  • Doily or Similar Stencil
  • Electronic Cutting Machine
  • Coordinating Ribbon (such as Morex Double Face Satin Ribbon 5/8 inch x 10 yard Light Pink 104194622)
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Round 8 104464191
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Wash 3/4 104464133
  • Cosmetic Sponge
  • Water Container
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Paper Towels
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
Download Project Template