Nautical Father's Day Boat Décor

Nautical Father's Day Boat Décor

Posted by DecoArt on May 6th 2015

Use Americana® Decou-Page™ to make the sailor in your life the perfect Father's Day gift.

SUPPLIES

    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • scissors
    • pencil
    • #10 flat brush
    • #12 flat brush
    • #1 liner brush
    • medium wooden boat

    INSTRUCTIONS

    NOTES:

    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Make sure the wooden boat is clean and dust free.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a #12 flat brush and Neutral Grey to paint the sides of the boat. Rinse brush.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use a #10 flat brush and Snow White to paint the top edges and entire inside of the boat. Rinse brush.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use a #10 flat brush and Tuscan Red to paint the two top sections of the boat and the two oars. Rinse brush.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use a pencil and the tracing and transfer paper to trace and transfer the oar patterns onto the two oars.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Use a #1 liner brush and Snow White to fill in the 3s and the thinnest line. Rinse brush. Use a #10 flat brush and Victorian Blue to fill in the thick stripe. Rinse brush.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Use a pencil and the tracing and transfer papers to trace the shape of each section onto the back of the sailboat blueprint paper from the Americana Ship To Shore Decou-Page Paper pack. Use scissors to cut out the three sections.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Use the #12 flat brush and Americana Matte Decou-Page to apply to one section at a time, quickly adding the paper section in and brushing out any wrinkles or air bubbles. Apply more Decou-Page on top to seal. Repeat on all three sections. Rinse brush.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Use the #12 flat brush and Snow White to add a stripe the width of the brush onto the sides of the boat. Rinse brush.
    18. Instruction #9
    19. Use a pencil to trace and transfer the words "HAPPY FATHER'S DAY" in each section of the boat. Use the #1 liner brush and Snow White to outline each word. Rinse brush.
    20. Instruction #10
    21. Use a #1 liner brush to apply Tuscan Red onto the word Father's so the Snow White looks like a shadow. (See photo.) Rinse brush.
    22. Instruction #11

    DOWNLOADS

    "happy Fathers Day" Pattern
    Oar Design Pattern