"The Beach is Calling" Hanging Sign

"The Beach is Calling" Hanging Sign

Posted by DecoArt on Mar 30th 2016

Answer the call of Summer with this beach sign created with Americana Decor® Chalky Finish.


    • transfer paper
    • sandpaper
    • pencil
    • flat brush
    • small chip brush
    • round brush
    • wooden pallet
    • E6000 Glue
    • laser-cut shape



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Lightly sand any areas, if needed.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. With a chip brush, lightly brush on Legacy fading to Refreshing onto the pallet, working from top to bottom. (Leave the bottom slat as is.)
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Draw in simple waves on the second to the bottom slat. (Or use the provided pattern.) With a flat brush, fill in the area with Legacy.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. On the bottom slat, draw in more simple waves. Fill in with Escape on a medium flat brush.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Temporarily set the "hello sunshine" sun onto the top right corner as desired. Sketch in. (Or transfer the provided pattern onto the slats.) With a medium round brush, paint in the lettering in Everlasting.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Paint the "hello sunshine" shape in Delicate with a flat brush. Let dry. Once dry, heavily sand it to reveal the wood below.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Use E6000 Glue to adhere the sun into place.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Apply a coat of Ultra-Matte Varnish to entire piece with a flat brush.


    "the Beach Is Calling" Pattern