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Autumn Blocks

By: Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff

I have a Bachelors degree in Marketing from Georgia State University and I have always had an interest in art & design. I have a three beautiful children and a wonderful husband whom encourages and sparks my creativity. I am thankful to be able to stay at home with my children and be able to work on my crafts. I am always amazed what I have learned from my children about being creative I love to turn anything old & new into something creative.

Fun blocks for Fall.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

Plaid ® Stencils - Value Packs - Letter Stencils - Genie, 4"
Item #28874
These sizeable letter stencils are great for posters and signs and provide a quick and easy way to personalize any project! For a twist, try painting or embellishing the stencil itself to use as a design element on paper crafting projects.

$5.29

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz.
Item #479
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 - Vintage White, 2 oz.
Item #515
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 - Autumn Leaves, 2 oz.
Item #920
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 - Coffee Bean, 2 oz.
Item #940
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

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.
Item #CS11301
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

$7.29

Other Supplies
¾” Spouncer
White primer
Scrapbook papers
1” flat brush
Twine
Buttons
Hot glue
Sandpaper
Scissors
Pencil
3 wood blocks 3 ½”x 5 3/8”x 2 ½”
3 wood blocks 2 ½”x 5 3/8” x 2 ½”
White candle

Instructions

1.      Sand wood blocks, basecoat with a white primer.

2.      Basecoat with Vintage White. Using a white candle, rub the wax on the edges of the block. Basecoat with Autumn Leaves. When the blocks are completely dry, sand the edges where the candle wax was applied.

3.      Mix 1 part water with 1 part Coffee Bean. Using either a soft clean rag or paper towel rub the mixture to the blocks to give an aged look.

4.      Lay the front of the blocks on the back of the paper and trace. Cut out the papers and apply to the front of the blocks with Matte Mod Podge.

5.      Apply another coat of Mod Podge to the entire block.

6.      Stencil the letters to the front of the block with Pure Black. Apply another coat of Mod Podge to the blocks.

7.      Thread a few buttons with twine and tie in a knot. Hot glue the buttons to the block as shown.

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