Last years project with this years tutorial…

Sep 23, 2008

I have had sev­er­al peo­ple email me regard­ing this “Spook­tac­u­lar” sign. So I thought I would do a lit­tle tuto­r­i­al since the prod­ucts are in stores right now.… So here ya go…

Maya Road Philadel­phia Upper­case Alpha­bet
Maya Road Mid­night Black Vel­vet Ric Rac
Maya Road Star Coast­er Album
Maya Road Motifs Chip­board Set
Black Boa
Wide Orange Rib­bon
Daisy D’s Spooky Dot (any Hal­loween pat­terned paper will work)
(Orange Peel)
Ranger Adiron­dack Acrylic Paint Dab­ber (Gold)
Martha Stew­art Glit­ter (Flo­ren­tine Gold)
Mak­ing Mem­o­ries Glit­ter (Black)
Mak­ing Mem­o­ries Paint (Black)
Pre-paint­ed Wood­en Plaque (Michael’s)

Hot Glue Gun
Paint Brush
Paper Trim­mer
Fiskars Scis­sors
Liq­uid Adhe­sive
Fiskars Hand Drill


  • Accent all orange paint­ed areas on the wood­en plaque using Stick­les Orange Peel…
  • Cov­er inside por­tion of your wood­en plaque using pat­terned paper
  • Paint chip­board alpha­bet and small star gold, apply gold glit­ter, let dry
  • Paint one Chip­board Star page using black paint (front and back), apply black glit­ter, let dry
  • Adhere the small gold star on top of the black star, let dry
  • Adhere altered let­ters to top of pat­terned paper in cen­ter of plaque
  • Using your drill, drill a hole in the low­er right sec­tion of the plaque about a 1/4 of the way from the cen­ter. (you want your star to hang off cen­ter)
  • Attach your altered Chip­board star using the ball chain that comes with the coast­er album
  • Using a hot glue gun adhere the black boa all around the edge of the wood­en plaque
  • Using a hot glue gun cre­ate your hang­er by attach­ing the wide orange rib­bon, mid­night black vel­vet ric rac to the top of each end of your plaque
  • Accent each end with a bow using mid­night black vel­vet ric rac

Enjoy! If you have any ques­tions just com­ment and I will reply there… some might have the same ques­tions too!

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