iLovetoCreate Hanukkah Plaque

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by Suzie Shinseki, iLovetoCreate

iLovetoCreate Hanukkah Plaque

Create a festive wall hanging!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Download and print project template. Project time does not include drying time for neither the decoupage, the paints nor the glue.
  • 2
    Attach picture hanger to back of canvas. Cut two strips of basswood that are 11-3/4 inch and two strips that are 7-3/4 inch.
  • 3
    Use tape to mask off an 11-3/4 inch x 7-3/4 inch rectangle slightly above center of canvas to allow for beaded border.
  • 4
    Tear strips of White and Turquoise textured mulberry paper and small pieces of Dark Blue tissue paper.
  • 5
    Working in small sections at a time, brush decoupage onto taped off section of canvas and place Turquoise textured mulberry strips onto decoupage. Brush a coat of decoupage over strips and let dry.
  • 6
    Brush another coat of decoupage over pieces on canvas and add another layer of Turquoise textured mulberry strips and a few random Dark Blue tissue paper pieces and cover with decoupage. Let dry then repeat decoupage process with White mulberry paper strips on top of Turquoise and Dark Blue pieces. Let dry.
  • 7
    Remove tape. Decoupage pieces of Dark Blue tissue paper around outer area of canvas as shown. Let dry then decoupage pieces of White textured mulberry paper and Dark Blue randomly over the first layer to create various shades.
  • 8
    Dip Gold cord in decoupage and lay around the outer area as shown. Apply a final coat of decoupage and let dry.
  • 9
    Basecoat basswood strips with Licorice and let dry.
  • 10
    Trace template of menorah on back of Gold cardstock and cut out. Glue in center area as shown.
  • 11
    Cut a 12 inch length of Dark Blue beaded trim and glue across bottom of center section with glue. Lay basswood strips around center area to frame and glue in place.
  • 12
    Squeeze pea-sized dots of Gold Metallics above each candleholder section and gently press clear stone on top so paint comes up around edges of stone to secure. Let dry.
  • 13
    Use Slick Royal Blue to outline center section of menorah and add dots along each candleholder section, adding a line across the top of each candleholder. Let dry.
  • 14
    Glue Navy ribbon around outer edge of canvas. Let dry.
  • 15
    Optional: to create decorative wire hanger, cut an 18 inch strand of Gold wire. String beads on each end then wrap wire around a thin handle of brush and coil to keep beads from slipping out. Place two eye screws on back of canvas 4 inch in from each end and wrap ends of wire around screws.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Tulip Dimensional Fabric Paint 1.25 oz. Slick Royal Blue 104130857
  • Tulip Dimensional Fabric Paint 1.25 oz. Metallic Gold 104548269
  • Aleene’s 4 oz. Fast Grab Tacky Glue 100388036
  • Aleene's Collage Pauge Instant Decoupage Sparkle 104735606
  • Art Supply Enterprises Canvas Studio 12 inch x 16 inch 104134551
  • White Textured Mulberry Paper
  • Turquoise Textured Mulberry Paper
  • American Crafts Glitter Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Gold 104515411
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tissue Paper 12 pc. 20 inch x 26 inch Blue 104127655
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tissue Paper 10 pc. 20 inch x 30 inch Baby Blue 104127632
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Licorice 104107658
  • Midwest Products Basswood Stick 3/8 inch x 3/8 inch x 24 inch 104141329 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Trim-it 6 foot Metallic Cord Gold 104788044
  • Offray Spool O' Ribbon Navy 104188346
  • 1 Foot Dark Blue Beaded Trim
  • 3M 3/4 inch x 60 yard Masking Tape 104148306
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Wash 3/4 104464133
  • Picture Hanger
  • Nicole™ Crafts Copper Wire Gold 18 gauge 3 yard 104179256 (optional - see step 15)
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865 (optional - see step 15)
  • Small Saw
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
Download Project Template