"Seas the Day" Sign

"Seas the Day" Sign

Posted by DecoArt on Apr 11th 2016

Sail room décor to the high seas with this sign using DecoArt® Personally Yours™ Stencils.


    • palette or plastic plate
    • stylus or pencil
    • transfer paper
    • painter's tape
    • #3 round brush
    • 1" flat brush
    • 1/2" flat brush
    • cosmetic sponge
    • wooden panel



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Using a 1" flat brush, apply Snow White to the entire wooden panel.
    2. Tape off approximately 1/2" around all sides of the panel.
    3. Using a 1" flat brush, paint inside the taped area with Calypso Blue.
    4. Position the stencil as desired. (Shown: Americana Decor Fish Tail Stencil.) Using a cosmetic sponge, apply Salem Blue. Remove the stencil and tape.
    5. Using a 1/2" flat and #3 round brush, apply Berry Red in a square pattern. (Refer to photo.)
    6. Apply a wash of Antique Maroon randomly to the panel surface.
    7. Use sandpaper to distress the paint.
    8. Position the lettering stencil as desired. (Shown: Urban Ink - Sea Dog Stencil.) Use a cosmetic sponge to apply Snow White. Reposition and repeat as needed for lettering.
    9. Position the star stencil. (Shown: Urban Ink - Strength). Use the same cosmetic sponge to apply Snow White.
    10. Transfer the lettering pattern for "the" using transfer paper and a stylus. Using a #3 round brush, apply Snow White to the lettering.


    "the" Pattern