Nautical Welcome Sign

Nautical Welcome Sign

Don't confine your hospitality to the front door - extend a gracious "welcome" in the family room, kitchen, or guest room. This idea easily adapts to any decorating scheme.

Nautical Welcome Sign

Materials:

  • STYROFOAM Brand Foam:
    • Alphabet Soup Letters (FloraCraft®), 6" x 1": W, E (two), L, C, O, M
  • Smooth Finish™ Paint for STYROFOAM: white
  • Acrylic paints: colors to match decor (model used medium blue, ivory, black, white, dark red)
  • Acrylic sealer
  • Paintbrushes: medium flat; small round; liner
  • Disposable palette
  • Water basin
  • Paper towels
  • Double-sided or hook-and-loop tape, or small nails

Steps:

  1. Follow manufacturer's instructions to apply two coats Smooth Finish White to all foam letters; let dry. Apply clear topcoat; let dry.
     
  2. Using photo as a guide, paint letters to coordinate with decor; let dry. Add dots, stars, or other patterns as desired; let dry. Apply clear topcoat; let dry.
     
  3. Attach foam shapes to non-porous surface using double-sided or hook-and-loop tape; for other surfaces, press shapes onto small nails to hang.
     

®™ Trademark of The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow") or an affiliated company of Dow.
For more project ideas, please see styrofoamstyle.com.

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