Plaid FolkArt Old Blue Canoe

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by Plaid® Design Team

Plaid FolkArt Old Blue Canoe

Think of warm and sunny days that you'll spend at the lake, or perhaps a favorite summer vacation from the past, with the Plaid FolkArt Old Blue Canoe!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time.
  • 2
    In a small paper cup, mix 1 part water to one part Coffee Bean. Apply this mixture as a stain over entire wood canoe. Allow paint to dry completely.
  • 3
    Rub petroleum jelly in areas you want to look distressed. Avoid placing petroleum jelly on the wood shelves and the trim areas.
  • 4
    Paint the interior and exterior walls of the canoe Coastal Blue. Paint the oars and front of the wood canoe Wicker White as shown.
  • 5
    Using masking tape, mask off stripes on the oars. Paint the stripes Licorice. Allow paint to dry completely.
  • 6
    Lightly sand the boat and oars to distress; removing paint from the areas where petroleum jelly had been applied.
  • 7
    Wipe with a paper towel to remove sanding dust.
  • 8
    Load a dry stencil brush with a small amount of Coffee Bean, blot off excess paint. Rub the dry brush along the boat to create an aged look.
  • 9
    Wrap jute around the oars as shown and attach to the back of the oar using hot glue.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Coastal Blue 104107614
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Wicker White 104107634
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Licorice 104107658
  • Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Coffee Bean 104107660
  • Unfinished Wood Canoe
  • Petroleum Jelly
  • Sandpaper
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 1 104118913
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 6 104618376
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Brush 3/4 inch 104114463
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Darice 3 ply 28-1/2 lb Natural Jute 104243963
  • Scissors
  • 1/2 inch Masking Tape