How toCraft A Festive Fall Doormat
12 steps
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
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Measure and tape your rug midpoints
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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
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Remove your tape
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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
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Vary brush size based on how thick the letter is
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Add detail using your angled brush
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Let dry, and then apply a second coat
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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
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