DIY Wall Decor-Fall Signs!

I have been busy making some DIY Wall Decor pieces to sell in the shop.  This time of the year I can’t paint outside so I like to make and paint smaller items to sell during the long cold Ohio months.  

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Last week I shared with you the Thankful wall decor piece that I made out of an old dresser drawer front and told you I would share how it is done.  

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Let me start by saying a month ago I started to sell vintage furniture paint from Maison Blanche Paint Company.  After many months of trying many brands of chalk-base paint, I chose Maison Blanche.  I can list the many reasons for my decision but that would be an entire blog post on its own.  I flew down to Fort Worth Texas for new distributor training and was taught this wonderful method that Annie Omar (the owner) calls Glacage Pounce.  

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I started with this plain drawer front that I rescued from the curb, along with 5 others.  

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I painted the drawer with “Wrought Iron” Vintage Furniture Paint and then applied a layer of the “Black” Glacage Embossing Creme.  To achieve the “Pounce” effect, you use a chip brush and “pounce” (a.k.a dabbing) it on.  

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Once that was completely dry, I made my own stencil using “Cameron” my Silhouette machine.  

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I applied an even thin layer on top of the stencil.  

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Once the thankful words were dry, I used the falling leaves stencils from Royal Design Studio.  

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Once the leaves were dry I painted with “Cobblestone” vintage furniture paint.  Used a sanding block to slightly distressed and used dark brown wax from Maison Blanche.  

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The “Fall” blocks and the “Free Leaves” wall decor pieces were also stenciled using the “Walnut” Glacage embossing creme.   You use the same technique, I just used a different color embossing cream.  I love the endless possibilities that you can achieve using Glacage embossing creme.  

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Here are a few other embossing projects that you may like to check out too!   

Color Washing Furniture-

Gold Embossed Dressers~ Wood Icing ~ Modern Masters-11Repurposed Dresser ~ Wine Bar-13

 

 

 

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