Fun in the Sun Fruity Arrow Decoration

Fun in the Sun Fruity Arrow Decoration

Posted by DecoArt on Jun 5th 2016

Add a fruity flair to your summer decorations using Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ paint.


    • paper towels
    • sandpaper
    • flat brush
    • cosmetic sponge
    • Silhouette electronic cutting machine
    • wooden arrow



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. If the wooden arrow surface is rough, lightly sand.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint the entire arrow in white.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Cut out the vinyl stencil on a Silhouette electronic cutting machine. Apply the "Summer" vinyl.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Paint the inside of "Summer" in black. Remove the stencil while the paint is still wet.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Apply the citrus stencils randomly on the arrow. Paint the citruses green, pink, orange, and yellow as desired. Remove the stencils.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Apply the popsicle stencils randomly until you get the look you like. Paint the popsicles in orange, green, and pink. Paint the handles brown. Let dry.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Once dry, lightly sand the entire face of the sign to create a distressed look.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Apply a small amount of brown antiquing cream onto the sign and move around the sign using a damp paper towel. Wipe off excess glaze until you get the desired distressing.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Seal using a spray finish for added protection outdoors.
    18. Instruction #9


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