Flea Market Décor - - Merry & Bright Sign - PHO­TOS BY MIDGE & MADGE MIN­GLE

What You’ll Need:

• Amer­i­cana® Acrylics

• Green Tree (DA349)

• Light Lime (DA348)

• Amer­i­cana® Multi-sur­face Acrylics

• Ca­nary (DA514)

• Lip­stick (DA506)

• Turquoise Waters (DA525)


• 1” an­gle brush

• Jute

• Black washi tape

• Hot glue gun with clear glue gun sticks

• Wood plaque (Michaels)

• Sten­cil brush

• C7 light bulbs

• Merry & Bright sten­cil

What You’ll Do:

1. Dry brush the wood plaque with Green Tree paint. Al­low it to dry.

2. Cre­ate a wash with 2 parts wa­ter to 1 part Light Lime paint. Use this to dry­brush on top of the Green Tree color. Let it dry.

3. Paint 9 C7 bulbs us­ing Lip­stick, Ca­nary, Turquoise Waters and Green Tree paint. Let them dry.


Wrap the bot­tom of the bulbs with your black washi tape.

5. Down­load and cut out the Merry & Bright sten­cil from de­, or cre­ate your own by print­ing the text from your com­puter and cut­ting out the let­ters. 6. Us­ing your sten­cil, paint the phrase “Merry & Bright” us­ing Lip­stick paint. Let it dry. You could also free­hand the let­ters.

7. Tie a knot in the jute string and hot glue that end to the up­per left cor­ner of your wooden plaque. Re­peat with the other end on the up­per right cor­ner of the sign.

8. Hot glue the bulbs onto the jute string and the plaque as de­sired.

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