DecoArt® Sleepy Hollow Tavern Sign

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by DecoArt® Design Team

DecoArt® Sleepy Hollow Tavern Sign

Don't lose your head over this project. Our instructions are easy to follow and finding all the supplies at A.C. Moore is easy too!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Note: Allow to dry between painting steps.
  • 2
    Use ¾ inch flat brush to paint entire plaque Deep Burgundy.
  • 3
    Use sandpaper or sander on top and edges. Wipe off with damp paper towel.
  • 4
    Use pencil to trace and transfer Sleepy Hollow Tavern.
  • 5
    Fill in letter with Marigold and #4 round brush.
  • 6
    Trace and transfer wood lines, headless horseman with moon, tree, and grass, Est. 1790, and Where heads will Roll Highlight letters and fill in moon with Pineapple.
  • 7
    Add few drops of water to Lamp Black and use to loose outline wood lines and add grains swirls.
  • 8
    Use #4 round brush and Lamp Black to fill in headless horseman, tree, and grass.
  • 9
    Use same brush with Snow White to outline Est. 1790 and Where heads will Roll.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™Crafts Wood Plaque Oval 7 inch x 9 inch 104627267
  •  DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Pineapple 104106700
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Marigold 104106627
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Deep Burgundy 104106593
  • Loew-Cornell® Brush Soft Comfort Flat 3/4 inch 104548676
  • Loew-Cornell® Taklon Brush Round 4 104548600
  • Loew-Cornell® White Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch 4 pc. 104548578
  • 3M™All Purpose Sandpaper 9 inch x 11 inch Assorted Grits 5 pc. 104622284
  • Paper towels
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Pencil
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