Outdoor S'Mores Station

Outdoor S'Mores Station

Posted by DecoArt on Aug 25th 2016

Serve up the ultimate summertime outdoor snack using Americana® Mutli-Surface Acrylics.

SUPPLIES

    • paper towels
    • sandpaper
    • scissors
    • pencil
    • chalk
    • damp rag
    • stencil brush
    • assorted scrapbook paper
    • clothespins
    • frame
    • caddy
    • banner
    • wooden shapes
    • cardboard box
    • E6000 Glue
    • pouncer
    • glue stick

    INSTRUCTIONS

    NOTES:

    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Stencil the burlap banner with the word "s'mores" using the Initial Impressions - Quirky Stencil. (Use a stencil brush and Poppy.)
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use part of the letter "t" for the exclamation point. For the dot, dip a small round pouncer into a small amount of paint and lightly apply to the banner.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Paint a picture frame in Orange Sherbet.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. If desired, lightly distress with fine-grit sandpaper. Wipe off dust with a paper towel.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Print off and cut out the menu and place inside the frame.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. For mini chalkboards, paint one side of the wooden ovals with two coats of Chalkboard Paint. (Hint: For the first coat, brush horizontally. Let dry 1 hour. For the second coat, brush vertically. Let dry 24 hours, then cure by rubbing the entire surface with the flat side of a piece of chalk. Wipe off with damp cloth or eraser.)
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Use a hot glue gun or E6000 Glue to attach a clothespin to the back of each oval.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. To create containers to hold the s'mores fixings, cover small cardboard "fry boxes" with scrapbook paper. First create a template by carefully taking the box apart.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Trace the box onto scrapbook paper and cut out.
    18. Instruction #9
    19. Glue to the outside of the box with a glue stick.
    20. Instruction #10
    21. Mix together School Bus and Pumpkin Patch to achieve desired color. Paint the outside of the metal caddy with the mix.
    22. Instruction #11

    DOWNLOADS

    Smores Menu Printable