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Artful Collaged Wall Plaque

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Bring elements of your Paris Apartment styled room together with this eclectic plaque.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
Item #16288
Take the sting and mess out of working with hot glue guns. Our one-of-a-kind set of must-have tools will banish your hot glue woes! Set includes a mat, finger caps, tweezers, a paddle and a press wand. Created by Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza.

$20.79

FolkArt ® Metallics - Royal Gold, 2 oz.
Item #2480
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Seashell Pink, 2 oz.
Item #2485
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Light Blue, 2 oz.
Item #402
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Mediums - Crackle Medium, 2 oz.
Item #694
Gives a weathered, time-worn finish to projects.

$2.09

Other Supplies
Oval basswood plaque
Foam paintbrush
Loose bristle paintbrush – 1” wide
Mod podge matte
Paper embellishments
Hot glue gun and sticks
Glittered wood Fleur-de-Lis
Rhinestones

Instructions

1.      Paint one coat of Light Blue over the entire plaque.  Allow to dry. Paint one coat of crackle medium over the Light Blue paint.  Allow to dry.  Working quickly, paint Seashell Pink over the dried crackle medium.

 

2.      Using a loose bristle brush, randomly paint around the edges of the plaque with the Royal Gold paint.  Allow to dry.

 

 

3.      Coat the back of the paper embellishments with Mod Podge and secure to the front of the plaque.  Use your fingers to press out any air bubbles.  Top coat with a layer of Mod Podge to seal the design.

 

4.      Using hot glue and Hot Glue Gun Helpers, attach the glittered Fleur-de-Lis and rhinestones to the plaque. 

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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