DecoArt Beach Plaque

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Beach Plaque

Celebrate that trip to the beach with this summery wall plaque.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between steps. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Use 3/4 inch flat brush and Indian Turquoise to paint top center area of plaque.
  • 3
    Use flat brush and Ocean Blue to paint bottom 1-1/2 inch area of plaque center. While wet, use tip of brush to blend in Snow (Titanium) White waves across Ocean Blue area; stipple Snow (Titanium) White on top of waves with chisel blender brush to form foam.
  • 4
    Use tip of blender brush and Sand to stipple on sand of beach area.
  • 5
    Use 3/4 inch pouncer brush and Pineapple to paint sun on plaque.
  • 6
    Use flat brush and Melon to paint sides of plaque.
  • 7
    Use Snow Writer to write words "Life is Good" on plaque.
  • 8
    To paint flip-flops, use 1/4 inch pouncer brush and Ocean Blue to dot on base of flip-flop. Use blender brush and Melon to paint thong; let dry.
  • 9
    Spray flip-flop and plaque with Gloss Spray.
  • 10
    Refer to photo for position and glue bottom portions of flip-flops to back of plaque.
  • 11
    To hang, cut one yard of the ribbon you chose. Fold ribbon length in half and glue 2 inch of each end to back of plaque with outer edges aligned with edge of plaque.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Pineapple 104106700
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Sand 104106665
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Indian Turquoise 104106689
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Melon 104549547
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Ocean Blue 104521665
  • DecoArt Snow Writer 2 oz. 104108621
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Sealer/Finisher 12 oz. Gloss 104549582
  • Walnut Hollow Pine Rectangle Plaque 6-3/4 inch x 9 inch 104447278
  • Pair of White Flip-Flops
  • Coordinating Ribbon (such as Morex Grosgrain Ribbon 1-1/2 inch x 4 yard Summer Blue 104192901)
  • Loew-Cornell Taklon Brush Chisel Blender 4 104548646
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 4 104118909
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Foam Pouncer Set 6 pc. 104588767
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Pouncer 3 pc. Mini 104110702
  • Palette or Foam Plate
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Scissors