Monogrammed "N" Heart Stand

Monogrammed "N" Heart Stand

Posted by DecoArt on Jan 12th 2016

Create unique table assignment signs or accents with DecoArt Personally Yours Urban Ink Stencils.


    • paper towels
    • sandpaper
    • 1/2" flat brush
    • cosmetic sponge
    • small round brush
    • standing photo frame



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Prep the photo stand by sanding and removing any dust with a paper towel. Take the heart backing out of the frame.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint the heart frame in Berry Red and the base in Lamp Black.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. While the heart is still wet, apply Alizarin Crimson with a 1/2" flat brush to the inside left and outside right of the heart, blending as needed.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Paint the heart backing Light Buttermilk. While it is still wet, make a rough outline of the heart with a small amount of Alizarin Crimson, creating a pink shadow. Use the DecoArt Personally Yours Urban Ink Sea Dog Stencil to apply a monogram on the backing with Lamp Black and a cosmetic sponge.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Inside the monogram, apply Alizarin Crimson to the top left portion with a small round brush, leaving a diamond shape left untouched. While it is still wet, apply Snow White at the top left corner and blend into the Alizarin Crimson.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Let dry completely and re-assemble the heart backing into the frame.