Nicole™ Crafts Wood Boat

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by Denise Bianco, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Wood Boat

Bring the nautical look to your décor!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the paint, the stain, the Snow Accents nor the Glossy Accents.
  • 2
    Paint boat Ocean Blue and Snow (Titanium) White as shown in photo. Let dry.
  • 3
    Sand edges of boat to expose wood.
  • 4
    Working in sections, apply stain according to directions.
  • 5
    Wipe off with a paper towel. After wiping off stain, you can dry brush inside corners and edges to even out tone. Let dry.
  • 6
    Apply Snow Accents and sprinkle with sand to create sandy beach effect in the areas desired on boat. Let dry thoroughly.
  • 7
    To make the life preserver, use the craft knife to carefully cut out the center of Styrofoam disc, leaving 1/2 inch all the way around. Paint Styrofoam disc Snow (Titanium) White and allow to dry thoroughly.
  • 8
    Cut four pieces of Cha Cha Cherry duck tape that are 1/2 inch x 4 inch each. Wrap each piece around cut Styrofoam disc as shown. Glue jute to back of Styrofoam disc making four loops as shown.
  • 9
    Stain barrel, embellish with jute and paint top of barrel Ocean Blue. Apply Glossy Accents to the top Ocean Blue area of barrel to create water effect. Let dry thoroughly.
  • 10
    To create signs, cut Styrofoam ball in half. Cut three mini craft sticks into two inch lengths and cut ends into points using wire cutters. Paint sticks Snow (Titanium) White. When dry, write message on each mini wood craft stick. Apply stain to sticks and wipe off. Glue signs to another mini craft stick as shown. Insert into the half of the Styrofoam ball.
  • 11
    Apply Snow Accents around base of sign and sprinkle with sand. Let dry.
  • 12
    Embellish shelves of boat with fencing, shells, sign, barrel and life preserver as desired.
  • 13
    Apply netting around top of boat and glue in place.
  • 14
    Embellish netting with starfish and shells.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts 14 inch Wood Boat 104781207
  • Floracraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Disc 3 inch x 1 inch White 104179474
  • Duck Tape 1.88 inch x 20 yard Roll Cha Cha Cherry 104143063
  • Darice 3 ply 28-1/2 lb Natural Jute 104243963
  • Lara’s Crafts New Image Company Wood Picket Fence White 100388235
  • Lara’s Crafts New Image Company 1-5/8 inch Pickle Barrel 104146402
  • Estes' Art Sand 2 lb. Beige 104180325
  • Duncan 4 oz. Snow Accents 104130634
  • Nicole™ Crafts Small Tropical Shell Assortment 104639509
  • Nicole™ Crafts Scrap Net 104186579
  • Nicole™ Crafts 3 to 4 inch White Finger Starfish 104181878
  • Loew-Cornell Craft Sticks Mini 150 pc. 104141452
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Ball 16 pc. 1 inch 104183629
  • Sharpie Permanent Paint Marker Ultra Fine Point Black 104128548
  • Demis Eversand Sanding Pad Fine & Medium 104143807
  • Ranger Glossy Accents 104100594
  • Varathane Premium Wood Stain 6 oz. Golden Oak 104775972
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Ocean Blue 104521665
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 10 104118906
  • 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
  • X-ACTO Precision Instruments No. 1 Knife 104135101
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