God Bless the USA Sign
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God Bless the USA Sign

Create this quick and easy patriotic sign to use in a centerpiece or plant stake.

Designed by Jean Kievlan for DecoArt® Americana®.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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 Americana Acrylic Paint, small

Americana Acrylic Paint

 

Material List

  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint:
  • Calico Red
  • Ultra Blue Deep
  • Warm White
  • Paintbrushes:
  • 3/4" Flat
  • #8 Flat
  • #1 Round
  • Woodsies® XXL Wood Star
  • Woodsies® XL Wood Star
  • Balsa Wood Mini Stake 18"
  • White Craft Glue
  • Water Container
  • Paper Towels
  • Pattern downloaded from www.michaels.com
  • Transfer Paper
  • Stylus
 

Project Instructions

Using ¾" flat brush, paint sign Warm White.

When dry, add a wavy Ultra Blue Deep border using the #8 flat brush.

Paint the XXL and an XL star Calico Red. Paint the remaining XL star Ultra Blue Deep.

Float Warm White highlight around the edges of the XL stars. Shade the edges of the XXL Calico Red star with Ultra Blue Deep.

Transfer the saying and spiral patterns onto the sign using transfer paper and a stylus.

Paint the saying using the #1 brush and Ultra Blue Deep. Using the brush handle, add dots to the ends of each letter.

Paint the spirals Calico Red using the same brush.

With the brush handle and Calico Red, add dots to the sign.

When dry, glue the stars to the front of the sign. Let dry, then glue the stake to the back of the sign.

Tips

Use the #1 round brush to paint the spirals and the saying.