Dress It Up Little Mermaid Door Plaque

Back to category
by Dress It Up Design Team

Dress It Up Little Mermaid Door Plaque

Looks so cute on your child's door!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Let paint dry between applications. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Use the flat shader brush to paint wood balls and discs/circles Baby Blue.
  • 3
    Use the flat shader brush to paint the inside of the plaque Calypso Blue and the edge Sapphire Blue. Swirl the two colors of paint where they come together to create a blended/watery effect.
  • 4
    Use the flat shader brush to paint the outer edge of the plaque Antique Gold.
  • 5
    Trace one of the round objects onto each the wood discs/circles and plaque. Repeat, rotating the different size objects among the wood discs/circles and plaque.
  • 6
    Use the flat shader brush to paint the wood discs/circles a mixture of Snow (Titanium) White and White Pearl paint.
  • 7
    Use the flat shader brush to lightly paint the wood discs/circles with a coat of White Pearl.
  • 8
    Use liner brush to add text (as shown, this is "Emma's Room" and "Mermaids Welcome") in Wisteria.
  • 9
    Glue the wood balls and discs/circles to the plaque. Layer them on top of one another so they look like bubbles.
  • 10
    Add strands of Emerald Green ribbon and Christmas Green embroidery floss to give the look of seaweed.
  • 11
    Use wire cutters to remove shanks from the buttons. Glue buttons to the plaque as desired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Dress It Up Buttons The Little Mermaid 104798835
  • Dress It Up Buttons Bubbles 104572550 (2)
  • Dress It Up Buttons Seashells at the Seashore 104255981 (2)
  • Round Plaque (such as Walnut Hollow Wood Round Plaque 8 inch x 8 inch 104749678)
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Disc/Circle 3 inch 6 pc. 104139799
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Disc/Circle 1-1/2 inch 6 pc. 104139645
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Bead 12 mm 70 pc. 104139793
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Bead 25 mm 4 pc. 104139617
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Baby Blue 104106668
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Calypso Blue 104106651
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Sapphire Blue 104106696
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Wisteria 104106637
  • DecoArt Dazzling Metallics Acrylic Paint 2 oz. White White Pearl 104106572
  • DMC #117 Six-Strand Embroidery Floss 699 Christmas Green 104230640
  • Offray Spool O' Ribbon Emerald Green 104188388
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 2 104118908
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Liner Size 1 104118916
  • Round Objects Smaller than Wood Discs/Circles (such as Coins or Bottle Caps)
  • Container for Mixing Paints
  • Scissors
  • Pencil