I fell in love with a sign I saw at the Pottery Barn earlier this year - a simple red and white sign that said PEACE.
I knew I could make that sign - easy peasy with my Silhouette and vinyl. So for a couple of months I have been planning this. I had red paint, white paint a board and vinyl. All I needed was the time!
I first used acrylic paint in red to paint my board. Then I cut my letters on in vinyl and placed on my board. Next came my home-made crackle paint -
I took elmers glue and thinned it with water so it as about 3 parts glue to 1 part water, Painted the board (over the red) and one the glue set for about 2 minutes I painted with a coating of the white acrylic paint. I let it dry for about a half hour and it was fun to watch the paint "crackle"" as it dried.
Next remove the vinyl letters (when the paint is dry of course! Next I used my sander to rough to board up a bit - here is the complete project: