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Handprint Fall Tree Plaque

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.

Welcome Autumn with this beautiful canvas plaque.
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Supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Nutmeg Brown, 2 oz.
Item #20521
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Satin Cream, 2 oz.
Item #20585
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - King's Gold, 2 oz.
Item #20760
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Flamenco Red, 2 oz.
Item #21468
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Spiced Carrot, 2 oz.
Item #21471
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Jet Black, 2 oz.
Item #21885
Versatile, high quality acrylic paint for crafts. Excellent coverage. Fast-drying. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are AP certified non-toxic and waterbased.

$0.99

Other Supplies
4” Styrofoam balls
Three 4”x16” pieces of pallet wood or a premade pallet from your local craft store
Two 3”x10” pieces of wood
Six ¾” wood screws
#1 Flat brush
#12 Flat brush
Hot glue
Sandpaper

Instructions

  1. Lay the boards face down and screw the two smaller pieces of wood vertically to the pallet wood.
  2. Mix Nutmeg Brown, Jet Black and water together and stain the pallet sign.
  3. Tape off a large oval on one side of the plaque and paint with Satin Cream.
  4. Paint the words “Happy Fall” on the plaque as shown using Satin Cream.
  5. Sand the oval and the words to create a distressed look.
  6. Paint the tree trunk with Nutmeg Brown.
  7. Using Flamenco Red, paint the child’s hand and press at the top of the tree trunk as shown. Repeat for the remainder of the handprints. For the next layer use Spiced Carrot and the last layer King’s Gold. Do not wash the hand in between colors.
  8. Paint the Styrofoam balls with Spiced Carrot. With a thin straw, gently press vertical lines in the Styrofoam to create the look of a pumpkin. Hot glue a small stick stem to the top of the foam pumpkin. Hot glue the pumpkins to the pallet.
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