"Bloom" Dimensional Floral Wooden Panel

"Bloom" Dimensional Floral Wooden Panel

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 2nd 2015

Creating texture and color has never been easier with Dimensional Effects and Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • 1" flat brush
    • 1/4" flat brush
    • #2 soft bristle brush
    • craft knife
    • clean cloth
    • palette knife
    • permanent marker
    • E6000 Glue
    • shadow box
    • alphabet sticker



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Paint the wooden slats of the shadow box with White Gesso.
    2. Paint a slat each in Pink Tropics and Inch Worm, and two slats in Waterfront. (See photo for color placement.)
    3. Instruction #2
    4. Apply a layer of Americana Matte Decou-Page to the surface of the flower template to help strengthen it. Use a craft knife to cut out the shapes.
    5. Instruction #3
    6. Position the stencil on the box. Use a palette knife to apply Dimensional Effects to fill in the spaces of the stencil you just created. Allow this to dry completely.
    7. Instruction #4
    8. Choose alphabet letters to spell a word of your choice. (We used "Bloom".) Use Decou-Page to adhere the letters together. Once dry, apply a layer of White Gesso using a 1/4" flat brush.
    9. Instruction #5
    10. Use a soft brush (one for each color) to apply Majestic Purple, Lavish Green, and Brilliant Turquoise to the lettering. Apply these colors randomly. Once dry, rub a soft clean cloth on the lettering in circles, buffing it to a shine.
    11. Instruction #6
    12. Once Dimensional Effects is dry, repeat the previous step on texture.
    13. Instruction #7
    14. Adhere letters onto surface using E6000 Glue. Once dry, use a permanent marker to add additional details to surface as desired.
    15. Instruction #8


    Flower Pattern