Fall Letters Wall Hanging

Fall Letters Wall Hanging

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 9th 2014

Get an Old World look from this lettered wall hanging featuring Americana DecouPage Glue and Americana Acrylics.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • 1" flat brush
    • #6 flat brush
    • X-Acto® knife
    • computer and printer
    • low temp-hot glue gun and glue sticks
    • ribbon
    • sponge
    • four 5" x 5" wooden plaques



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Print 3.25" letters in font of choice. Using X-ACTO knife, carefully cut out letters. Set aside.
    2. Paint outside trim of plaques Deep Burgundy using #6 flat brush.
    3. Paint top of plaques Desert Sand using 1" flat brush. Let dry.
    4. Apply thin coat of Americana Matte DecouPage Glue to back of letter and position in center of plaque. Use 1" flat brush to apply thin coat of DecouPage over letter. (Make sure all edges are flat against plaque.) Let dry.
    5. Mix two parts DecouPage and one part Dark Chocolate. Dip sponge in mixture and pounce off excess paint. Apply all over square front to create distressed look. Let dry.
    6. Use glue gun to attach ribbon to back of each plaque.