Hello Fall Welcome Mat

From PLAID

By: Sherrie Ragsdale

 

Greet your guests with this festive fall door mat to brighten your autumn days. Say hello to your favorite season of the year by hand-painting your basic door mat.

YOU’LL NEED

FOLKART Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints – Licorice, 2 oz. – 2934

FOLKART Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints – Titanium White, 2 oz. – 2938

FOLKART Alphabet & Monogram Paper Stencils – Serif Font, 5” – 50319

FOLKART Brush Sets – Stencil Brush Set, Short Handle – 34107

PLAID Craft Stencils – Value Packs – Blanks 30502

Door Mat

Masking Tape

Craft Knife

Extra Fine Black Permanent Marker

Scrap Paper

Pencil

Computer Printout of  “FALL” (click here for printout)

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Trace the letters for “HELLO” in pencil onto scrap paper. Cut out each letter and place it on mat. Line up and tape each letter to make sure it stays in place.

2.Line up the “H” stencil on top of the traced “H”. While holding down the stencil, remove the scrap paper from beneath without moving the stencil on top. Continue with the rest of HELLO.

3.Tape off the bottom third of mat and make with Titanium White. Allow to dry.

4.Determine the size of “fall” and printout. Transfer “fall” to the stencil blank with black marker.  Cut out with craft knife. Stencil “fall” in Licorice.

 

Find this craft and more holiday fun at plaid.com