AUTOPLAY
Craft A Festive Fall Doormat
12 steps
Hello!
What you’ll need
Plain Doormat
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Outdoor Acrylic Paint
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Angled Brush (1/4”)
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Painter’s Tape
King Sized Chisel Sharpie
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Matte Clear Spray Paint
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Ruler
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Short Flat Stencil Brushes (3/8” and 1/4”)
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Practice writing your phrase on paper with similar dimensions
1. Practice writing your phrase on paper with similar dimensions
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Measure and tape your rug midpoints
2. Measure and tape your rug midpoints
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Continue measuring and taping until your “text box” is outlined
3. Continue measuring and taping until your “text box” is outlined
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With your sharpie, trace out your phrase, using your text box to keep letters spaced and centered
4. With your sharpie, trace out your phrase, using your text box to keep letters spaced and centered
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Remove your tape
5. Remove your tape
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Trace over your letters again, adding any sections covered by tape and adding body to your letters
6. Trace over your letters again, adding any sections covered by tape and adding body to your letters
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Using your flat stancil brush, dab acrylic paint along your traced letters
7. Using your flat stancil brush, dab acrylic paint along your traced letters
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Vary brush size based on how thick the letter is
8. Vary brush size based on how thick the letter is
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Add detail using your angled brush
9. Add detail using your angled brush
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Let dry, and then apply a second coat
10. Let dry, and then apply a second coat
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Spray with sealant in a back and forth motion
11. Spray with sealant in a back and forth motion
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Upkeep: Try to keep your rug dry and wipe your shoes on sections without writing
12. Upkeep: Try to keep your rug dry and wipe your shoes on sections without writing
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Thanks!