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Snow Place Like Home Door Hanger

By: The Designers of Deco Art

This cute door hanger is a great way to welcome friends and family to your home this season.  Decorated with a sweet reminder of the beauty of a winter's day, this Snow Place Like Home Door Hanger also makes a cute stocking stuffer for a couple who has just purchased their first home.  With an easy to follow pattern, crafters of all types can create this lovely winter image.

Christmas Snowman Painted Door Hanger

Materials:

  • Americana Acrylic Paint in Baby Blue
  • Americana Acrylic Paint in Antique White
  • Americana Acrylic Paint in Burnt Umber
  • Americana Acrylic Paint in Lamp (Ebony) Black
  • Americana Acrylic Paint in Rookwood Red
  • Americana Acrylic Paint in Hauser Medium Green
  • Americana Acrylic Paint in Hauser Dark Green
  • Americana Acrylic Paint in Marigold
  • Americana Acrylic Paint in Canyon Orange
  • Americana Acrylic Paint in Bleached Sand
  • Americana Brush - Script Liner 10/0
  • Americana Brush - Angular Shader 3/8"
  • Snow-Tex
  • Americana Wood Sealer
  • Star Lite Topcoat
  • Americana Matte Spray
  • 10 flat brush
  • 2 flat brush
  • 5 round brush
  • Transfer paper and pencil
  • Micron Pen 2
  • Plywood door hanger, Bayer Wood Products (www.bayerwood.com or 1-800-323-0817)
  • Pattern

 

Instructions:

  1. Apply Wood Sealer and let dry.
     
  2. Using 10 flat brush basecoat sky Baby Blue; blend in Bleached Sand and Antique White near horizon line.
     
  3. Referring to photo, transfer pattern to hanger front.
     
  4. Use 2 flat brush to paint house Antique White and shade with Burnt Umber. Paint roof, chimneys, windows, and door Lamp Black. Paint snow on rooftop with Bleached Sand. Use liner brush and Bleached Sand to make smoke coming from chimneys.
     
  5. Use liner brush and Burnt Umber to make rear tree trunks and branches. Paint fence lines Burnt Umber.
     
  6. Use 2 flat brush to stipple in frost on branches with Bleached Sand. Apply Star Lite Topcoat over top of frosted branches. Use liner brush to highlight tree trunks with tiny strokes of Bleached Sand.
     
  7. Paint snowman with Bleached Sand. Use angular brush to float Baby Blue on sides of snowman. Refer to photo and float Baby Blue on snowy hills. Use liner brush to paint snowman's arms with Burnt Umber and highlight with Bleached Sand lines.
     
  8. Use round brush to paint snowman's nose Canyon Orange and shade bottom of nose Rookwood Red. Paint in eyes and coal buttons with Lamp Black. Use fine-point stylus to dot in smile. Paint hat, scarf, and bird Rookwood Red; detail with micron pen.
     
  9. Apply Snow-Tex to make fur trim on hat and let dry. Float Baby Blue under coal buttons.
     
  10. Paint welcome sign Antique White and float with Burnt Umber. Use pen to write "Welcome", dip-dotting ends of letters with stylus and Lamp Black. Repeat "Snow Place Like Home" lettering.
     
  11. Paint pine wreath and little pine trees with liner brush: trunks are Burnt Umber; branches are strokes of Dark Hauser Green and Medium Hauser Green, highlighted with Bleached Sand. Use stylus to make little red berries with Rookwood Red. Let dry.
     
  12. When dry, apply Star Lite Topcoat on pine trees and wreath. Let dry.
     
  13. Spray with Americana Matte Spray.
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