DecoArt Square Monogram

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Square Monogram

Create the DecoArt Square Monogram for a bright, nature-inspired magnet or wall plaque. Regardless of the colors you use, a personalized item is a great gift idea!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between steps. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Basecoat outer box edge and back, Hauser Medium Green; cove edge, Autumn Red and box face, Blue Harbor.
  • 3
    Find a style of font you like on a computer. Type out the letter you want so that it is 3 inch tall. Trace and transfer monogram onto the wood plaque.
  • 4
    Use #8 flat brush and Terra Coral to paint monogram.
  • 5
    Use liner brush and Autumn Red to stripe monogram and Hauser Medium Green for stitch marks.
  • 6
    Use #8 flat brush and Blue Harbor to stripe Hauser Medium Green edge.
  • 7
    When project is dry, seal with DuraClear Matte Varnish.
  • 8
    Tip: You can easily make this for a baby's room by changing to a more pastel pallet, using colors such as Pistachio Mint, Carousel Pink and Baby Blue.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Hauser Medium Green 104106598
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Autumn Red 104549545
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Blue Harbor 104521659
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Terra Coral 104521643
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Box 3 inch x 3 inch x 2 inch 3 Assorted 104144436
  • DecoArt Americana DuraClear 2 oz. Varnish Gloss 104549494
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Flat 8 104464407
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Liner 0 104464143
  • Water Container
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Paper Towels
  • Nicole™ Crafts Econo Tracing Pad 9 inch x 12 inch 30 pc. 104135777
  • Nicole™ Crafts Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch White 4 pc. 104111939