Paint: baby stats wall art
Handpainted baby announcement stats made into wall art for this new baby girl:
Painted on 3/4″ plywood and framed with 7/8″ flat molding:
Here’s how I painted the baby stats wall art:
1. Cut 3/4″ plywood 10″ x 10″.
Using MS Word print out letters, I used Gloucester MT Extra Condensed font at 100-150 point:
2. Prime and paint plywood.
Layout words and using ballpoint pen trace letters with heavy pressure:
3. Paint on and inside indent left behind my pen using white acrylic:
4. Add dot detail with end of paintbrush:
5. Stain 45″ of 7/8″ flat molding with Minwax Early American.
Cut molding to fit one side – should be 10″:
6. Attach molding using wood glue and #18 5/8″ finish nails:
Keep molding flush with back edge of plywood.
7. Seal with Minwax clear semi-gloss:
The molding creates a finished edge peeking out slightly above the main plywood piece, a great frame option.
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