Beachy "Sea" Sign with Hooks

Beachy "Sea" Sign with Hooks

Posted by DecoArt on May 5th 2016

Hang towels or other beachwear on a sign made with Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.


    • paper towels
    • sandpaper
    • flat brush
    • coat hooks
    • foam brush
    • seashells
    • wooden letters
    • wooden pallet
    • E6000 Glue
    • chip brush



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Using a foam brush, paint one slat each in Sea Breeze, Coastal Waters, Sky Blue, and Turquoise Waters. Be sure to paint the edges between the slats with a small flat brush.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Distress the pallet edges with fine-grit sandpaper.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Paint the "SEA" letters in Desert Turquoise and Sea Breeze. Mix Desert Turquoise and Sea Breeze to create a different shade for the third letter. Let dry. Once dry, distress the edges with fine-grit sandpaper.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Paint the starfish hooks in Coastal Waters using a flat brush. Let dry; then distress lightly with fine-grit sandpaper.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Apply a very small amount of Everlasting to a chip brush. Dab off the extra on a paper towel. Dry-brush the wooden pallet by lightly brushing in short, quick strokes. (If the sign ends up with too much white paint, you can always remove with a damp paper towel and start over.)
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Use hot or E6000 Glue to attach seashells to the sign.
    12. Instruction #6