DecoArt Chevron Bulletin Board

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Chevron Bulletin Board

Brighten a dorm or bedroom with a chevron-patterned bulletin board and customized thumbtacks.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the sealer nor the paint. Project time also does not include time to bake clay.
  • 2
    Seal entire bulletin board with Multi-Purpose Sealer. Let dry.
  • 3
    Divide bulletin board in four equal sections on 11 inch side. With pencil, lightly draw straight lines to divide each section. With ruler measure down 3 inch on second and fourth sections and make small mark on line. Start drawing zigzag lines, spacing them out 1-1/2 inch to produce chevron pattern.
  • 4
    Paint wide chevron stripes in Cadmium Yellow, Lavender, Bright Orange, Carousel Pink and Sour Apple. (Each color will need at least two coats.)
  • 5
    Spray with Americana Matte Spray Sealer when paint is dry.
  • 6
    To make custom thumbtacks, roll out clay to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out three medium circles and bake according to the package's directions. When cool, paint with coordinating Americana Acrylics. (Option: paint flowers or other design on circles). Seal with Americana Matte Spray Sealer.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cadmium Yellow 104106586 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lavender 104106662 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bright Orange 104106645 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Carousel Pink 104521681 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Sour Apple 104521655 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana 8 oz. Multi-Purpose Sealer 104550615
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Sealer/Finisher 12 oz. Matte 104549584
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 3/4 104118914
  • Sculpey Ultra Light Soft and Light Oven-Bake Clay White 8 oz. 104136359
  • Rolling Pin (to be exclusively for Clay)
  • 11 inch x 17 inch Unframed Bulletin Board
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Container