College Dorm Note/Card Holder

College Dorm Note/Card Holder

Posted by DecoArt on Aug 20th 2014

Keep in touch with the outside world with a personalized message board.


    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • sandpaper
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #6 flat brush
    • pen
    • 1-1/2" wooden letters
    • #1 round brush
    • shuttered wooden message board



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Sand the edges of the message board and letters if rough.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Calypso Blue to paint all of the shutters except the middle section. Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
    4. Use a pen to trace and transfer pattern onto the Calypso Blue section.
    5. Instruction #3
    6. Use a #6 flat brush and Purple Cow to paint on the pattern. Rinse brush.
    7. Instruction #4
    8. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Lemonade to paint the middle section of shutters and the letters Z and E. Rinse brush.
    9. Instruction #5
    10. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Wisteria to paint the O. Rinse brush.
    11. Instruction #6
    12. Use a #1 round brush and Wisteria to paint a line through the Z and the E. Rinse brush.
    13. Instruction #7
    14. Once the letters are dry, use a glue gun to attach name to the top of the shutters.
    15. Instruction #8


    Background Pattern