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Fancy Bulletin Board

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This bulletin board is far from boring. In fact, this Fancy Bulletin Board tutorial will show you how to decorate a bulletin board that is out of this world. With a crackle finish, this board's frame looks as though it could be an antique. What truly makes this a beautiful bulletin board, however, is the adorable moon and stars that adorn it. Tack up important memos or cherished photos onto this starry backdrop that will keep your desk from getting cluttery while adding a touch of whimsy to any room.

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Fancy Bulletin Board

Materials:

Americana® Decor™ Chalky Finish Paint

  • Delicate (ADC11)
  • Treasure (ADC19)

Americana® Decor™ Mediums

  • Crackle Medium (ADM08)

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Fabric Decou-Page (DS116)

Other supplies

  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Paper towels
  • Staple gun
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • Fabric of choice
  • 1" painter's tape
  • Rectangle wooden frame
  • Cork board
  • Pattern

 

Instructions:
Let dry between steps

  1. Remove the glass and backing from the wooden frame. (Or use an "open" frame.) Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint entire frame in Treasure.
     
  2. Using a 3/4" flat brush, add Crackle Medium to the outer portion of the frame.
     
  3. Mask off the inner area of frame (the portion that will remain solid basecoated color, Treasure).
     
  4. Cut fabric slightly larger than the cork board and wrap it around, firmly it securing with a staple gun. Trace and cut out the moon and stars; place on the cork board; and adhere them with 3/4" flat brush and Americana Fabric Decou-Page.
     
  5. Place the cork board in the frame and the backing in the frame. Secure.

 

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