Handmade Holidays Blog Hop 2016 - Gingerbread Village

Handmade Holidays Blog Hop 2016 - Gingerbread Village

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 9th 2016

Thanks for joining us on the second day of the 6th Annual Handmade Holidays Blog Hop! Today we're focused on home decor for the holidays and we've got an simple tutorial for you using Americana Decor Chalky Finish paints! Below, you'll also find: links to the other blogs participating, links to the sponsors of the hop, and also instructions on how to enter to win one of ELEVEN giveaways!

Now, let's join DecoArt Design Team Member, Felicity Greiner as she walks you through a simple way to transform a wooden surface into an adorable gingerbread village. It's perfect for the holidays and will bring so much joy to your home decor!

Items Needed:


Step 1: Gather supplies such as a wooden surface and your favorite Americana Decor® Chalky Finish colors.

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Step 2: Paint the entire wooden surface in Rustic with a flat brush.

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Step 3: Refer to the final photo to sketch the design on the houses in pencil. Mix together blue and white to make a light blue. Use a round brush to paint the windows in the light blue mix. Paint the doors in blue, pink, green, orange, yellow, and white.

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Step 4: Paint the top portions of the houses in the same colors. With a round brush, create scallops with a separate color on each roof.

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Step 5: Enjoy for many holiday seasons to come!

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Thanks for joining DecoArt on day two of the 6th Annual Handmade Holidays Blog Hop! We hope that you are inspired by this quick Chalky Finish project. Share your DecoArt creations with us by using #decoartprojects on social media. You never know when we'll pick your projects to share!

We'd like to thank all of the sponsors and bloggers that made this hop possible. Make sure you check out all of the other blogs participating in the hop (below) and have a happy holiday!

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Blog Hop Stops:


Blog Hop Sponsors:
• Clearsnap 
Hydrangea Hippo Etsy Shop 
• DecoArt, Inc. 
• Walnut Hollow
• The Twinery 
• Hepp’s Salt Co. 
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L 
Buttons Galore & More 
• Graphic 45 
Iron Orchid Designs

We've also teamed up with the other sponsors to put together 11 awesome prizes each worth $50 . So many chances to win! We will be choosing 11 winners - each will receive one prize. Winners will be randomly drawn from all contest entries on November 14, 2016.

Enter to win using the widget below:

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