Plaid Martha Stewart Halloween Party Table

Back to category
by Martha Stewart Design Team

Plaid Martha Stewart Halloween Party Table

Personalize a Halloween gathering with custom treat containers and décor.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint. Download and print project template.
  • 2
    Use a utility brush to basecoat the entire wood plaque in Wet Cement. Let dry completely.
  • 3
    Use the large flat brush to liberally apply the fine crackle effect to front and sides of wood plaque. Let dry for 24 hrs.
  • 4
    Mix Beetle Black with tintable glaze effect then liberally apply over crackled wood plaque. While wet, wipe away excess glaze with sea sponge, leaving contrasting color in cracks. Let dry completely.
  • 5
    Place typewriter stencils on front of wood plaque in curve to spell “Trick” then secure in place with stencil tape. Pour small amount of Beetle Black on palette. Lightly load paint on foam pouncer then dab over openings in stencil. Apply second coat of paint if needed. Remove stencils then repeat steps to add remaining words and monogram serif flourish design. Let dry.
  • 6
    Before painting on galvanized tin, you must first wash it with soap and water. When dry, wipe with white vinegar dampened cloth. Let it dry and wipe again with clean water. If you are unsure if the tin is galvanized, clean as instructed above to ensure proper paint performance.
  • 7
    Apply stencil tape around metal tins to mask areas for stripes. Apply paint with flat brush between taped areas. Complete one color at a time, rinsing brush between colors. Remove tape while paint is wet. Let paint dry then repeat process to complete additional stripes.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Martha Stewart Crafts Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint 2 oz. Tartan Red 104588348
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint 2 oz. Mace 104588376
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint 2 oz. Pollen 104588387
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint 2 oz. Wedding Cake 104588415
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint 2 oz. Wet Cement 104588419
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint 2 oz. Beetle Black 104588425
  • Wood Plaque of Your Choice
  • Galvanized Tin Buckets of Your Choice
  • Martha Stewart Crafts 6 oz. Tintable Glaze Effect 104588680
  • Martha Stewart Crafts 6 oz. Fine Crackle Effect 104588706
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Sea Sponge Set 6 pc. 104588727
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Foam Pouncer Set 6 pc. 104588767
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Basic Brush Set 5 pc. 104588778
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Typewriter Stencil Set 48 pc. 104588688
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Monogram Serif Stencil Set 48 pc. 104588707
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Stencil Tape 30 yard x 3/4 inch 104588800
  • Kraft Paper
  • Paint Pallette