Golden Stag Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Golden Stag Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Posted by DecoArt on Oct 14th 2015

Give a rustic vibe to a table centerpiece with Americana® Decou-Page™ Papers.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • transfer paper
    • sandpaper
    • scissors
    • ruler
    • pencil
    • #3 round brush
    • 1/2" flat brush
    • rectangular wooden crate
    • craft knife
    • E6000 Glue
    • wooden shapes



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Sand the crate to remove any rough edges. Wipe any dust away with a damp paper towel.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint the side slats of the crate with Cotton Ball using a 1/2" flat brush. Paint the rest of the crate with a thin coat of Bittersweet, allowing the wood grain to show through. If too much paint is applied, use a paper towel to wipe back the paint.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Measure and cut the triangle paper from Americana Gold Stag Decou-Page Paper. Apply a coat of Americana Matte Decou-Page to the crate, position the paper, and apply Decou-Page on top. Remove any wrinkles with a finger.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Cut out two of the large stag heads from the Decou-Page Paper. Decoupage each head onto the ends of the crate.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Transfer the pattern to the crate using transfer paper and a pencil. Using a #3 round brush, paint in foliage with Gold (Metallic).
    10. Paint the four half-circle wooden shapes in Gold (Metallic). Let dry. Once dry, use E6000 Glue to adhere onto the bottom corners of the crate. (Refer to photo.)
    11. Instruction #6


    Leaves Pattern