Decoupage Wall Art

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Introduction: Decoupage Wall Art

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Make beautiful decoupage art with printouts from your computer

Step 1: Watch the Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: You'll Need

Printout of your art

Pine wood pieces that fit your art

E-6000 Spray Adhesive

Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint

DecoArt Dazzling Metallics

Stencils

Dremel

Sanding block

Krylon Metallic Paint Pen

Wax

Paintbrushes

Step 3: Create the Frame

Mark evenly around your wood piece and with your Dremel, create a scalloped design along the edge

Rub wax along the scalloped design

Paint the top of your wood piece with chalky finish

Paint the scalloped edge in another color of chalky finish

Step 4: Prepare Your Print

When dry, sand the edges of the scallop to weather the wood

Figure out the placement of your printout

Spray the top of the print out with water

Spray the back with E-6000 Spray Adhesive

Step 5: Embellish

Carefully place your print on your painted wood and press it flat

Draw out your stencil pattern on the top and bottom of the print

Fill it in with DecoArt Dazzling Metallics

Edge the print with a metallic gold Krylon Short Cuts pen

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    8 Discussions

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    cuscus
    cuscus

    Question 1 year ago on Introduction

    Every summer at the cottage, when my granddaughter was young I used to trace her foot on a piece of bristol board to see how much she grew each year. She is now 23 years old and I would like to turn these into artwork as a gift. Would you have any suggestions?

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    Gilly
    Gilly

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Beautiful and original. Love it - especially the woodworking part. Looks easy but I guess it takes practice to make scallops in wood.

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    SparkySolar
    SparkySolar

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you for the neat instructable. I like it a lot.

    Rima

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    Mark Montano
    Mark Montano

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks for the comment Rima......Very glad you like it!

    I love how you created a frame to match the pretty art work! The colors are so vibrant, both inside the art and outside the art!

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    Mark Montano
    Mark Montano

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks sweet. Next one I make will have rhinestones!

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    Fission Chips

    Cool! These are really stylish and creative. Keep up the good work!

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    Mark Montano
    Mark Montano

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks! I'm kind of addicted to making them now.