Peppermint Striped Candy Door Sign

Peppermint Striped Candy Door Sign

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 17th 2020

This door sign, made with Americana® Acrylics, is perfect décor for the holidays.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • stylus or pencil
    • ruler
    • #2 round brush
    • chalk pencil
    • tracing & transfer paper
    • stapler
    • tulle
    • cosmetic sponge (optional)
    • lettering stencil
    • scissors
    • hot glue and glue gun
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • 13" round plaque



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Trace and transfer the provided pattern on the plaque with tracing & transfer paper and a pencil or stylus. (Omit the detail lines.)
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint alternating sections with Santa Red and Snow White. Let dry completely.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use the pencil to draw the detail lines as shown on the Snow White sections.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use a #2 round brush and Festive Green to paint in the detail stripes.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use a flat brush to apply a ring of water about 1" from the plaque edge. While wet, pick up a small amount of Snow White on the corner of the brush. Apply Snow White by sweeping around the wet area to create a highlight.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. To keep the letters straight, use a ruler and chalk pencil to lightly draw the lines where the lettering will go.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Draw the lettering on with a chalk pencil or use your favorite stencil. Use a brush and Lamp Black for the lettering. (Or use a cosmetic sponge to apply Lamp Black if using a stencil.)
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Fold strips of tulle like a fan. Staple or tape one end to hold together.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. Position and secure the tulle on the plaque with hot glue.
    18. Instruction #9


    Peppermint Candy