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Nautical Thermometer Wall Plaque

Make dad an embellished thermometer plaque with Mod Podge and FolkArt paint.

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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Cathie and  Steve Logo
  • Mod Podge Logo
instructions

Other Supplies

Wood plaque, Map paper, Scissors, Foam paintbrush, Thermometer, Screw, Screwdriver, Wood anchor, Detail paint brush, Hot glue, Rope

Instructions

1. Paint the plaque with Brilliant Blue.  Use two coats of paint.

2. Trim the map to fit the top of the plaque.  Using a foam paintbrush, apply Mod Podge to the plaque and to the back of the map paper.  Position on to the plaque.  Smooth the paper with a Mod Podge Brayer.  Allow to dry for 15 min.  Top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge.

3. Screw the thermometer into the plaque.

Project Tip: Dollar stores are great places to look for things to alter.  For this project, we found the thermometer at the dollar store!

4. Paint the anchor Brilliant Blue.  Once dry, use a detail paintbrush and Parchment to paint details to the anchor. 

5. Hot glue the anchor to the plaque.  Hot glue rope around the plaque and thermometer.

Project Tip: Dollar stores are great places to look for things to alter.  For this project, we found the thermometer at the dollar store!

supplies

Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $20.79
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Professional Tool Set

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $8.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Parchment, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Brilliant Blue, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

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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.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.