Mother's Day

"You're The Best Mom" Wall Art

With Glue Dots® and DCWV's Paint & Create kits, you'll always be ready to make an unique gift that showcases the artist in you! Find out how to turn an old wood tray into a wall art masterpiece for Mother's Day.

Made by: Danielle Hunter
Time: Approximately 45 minutes (not including drying time)
Level: Beginner

Here's what you need:

  • Glue Dots® Craft Dots™
  • Glue Dots® Glue Lines™
  • DCWV Paint & Create kit (tropical)
  • Deco Art Metallic Lustre (gold rush)
  • Deco Art acrylic paint (snow white)
  • Deco Art Media Fluid Interference (gold)
  • Art Minds alphabet tiles
  • 6" x 8" wood tray
  • 1 1/2" wide ribbon (gold)
  • Sawtooth wall hanger
  • Scissors
  • Sandpaper
  • Paintbrushes
  • Paper trimmer

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Here's what you do:

Lightly sand, clean and paint tray with white acrylic paint. Apply two coats, allowing drying time in between coats.

Apply a coat of gold interference and set aside to dry.

Trim a sheet of 6" x 8" decorative cardstock from the DCWV kit.

Cut out "You're the Best" from the kit and use watercolors to paint as desired.

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Use watercolors to paint the alphabet tiles. Once dry, apply gold lustre to the edges.

Optional: Create a bow and attach it to top of tray with Glue Lines.

Attach decorative cardstock to wood tray using Glue Lines and repeat with "You're the Best" watercolor paper.

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Use Craft Dots to adhere alphabet tiles to tray.

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Insert sawtooth wall hanger on back of trayfor hanging.

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Don't forget to save it for later!

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