Walnut Hollow Monogram Plate

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by Chris Wallace, Walnut Hollow

Walnut Hollow Monogram Plate

The Walnut Hollow Monogram Plate will look great on your door, on your wall, anywhere you want! And with so many colors of paint available at A.C. Moore, you can tweak this to any room in your home or anyone on your gift list!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Use large flat brush to apply 2 coats of Hauser Medium Green to back and edges of Plate. After first coat is dry, sand the wood surface lightly. Apply second coat. Dry thoroughly.
  • 3
    Paint Antique White in center of plate applying 2 coats. After first coat is dry, sand the wood surface lightly. Dry thoroughly.
  • 4
    To create stripes, place 3/4 inch tape in place vertically on plate edges. Pull tape over center of plate so stripes line up on all edges. Use fingers to press tape tightly to surface. Use stencil brush to paint 2 thin coats of Antique White to create stripes. It is always best to use little paint on the stencil brush to keep the paint from seeping under the tape. After Antique White has been applied, wipe brush thoroughly, but do not clean in water.
  • 5
    Tape script letter stencil in center of plate. Stencil letter, again being careful not to use too much paint Hauser Medium Green paint. Apply 2-3 coats as needed. Let dry.
  • 6
    For a protective finish, spray with 2-3 coats of satin varnish.
  • 7
    Attach sticker flowers as shown in photo or as desired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Walnut Hollow Wood Round Plate 11-1/2 inch 104147264
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Hauser Medium Green 104106598 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Antique White 104106675 (2)
  • Martha Stewart Craft Stickers such as Poppy Red Pink and Orange 104600674
  • Stencil Ease Alphabet Stencil Caslon 5 inch 104110126 (or other 5 inch Stencil)
  • 3M 3/4 inch x 60 yard Painter Masking Tape 104148328
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 10 104118906
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Sponge Brush Large 104110707
  • Sandpaper
  • Paper Towels (for wiping Brush)
  • DecoArt Americana 12 oz. Sealer Spray Gloss 104549582