Believe Banner


Greetings Chris here today and I am sharing this cute Banner I created.  I have loved snow globes since I was a little girl.  So this Snow globe chipboard piece was a piece I had to have! 

Supplies needed:

Clear Scraps Snow Globe Chipboard

Clear Scraps Believe Chipboard Word Title

Clear Scraps Mountain Scene Layering Stencil


Canvas Banner

Glimmer Mists

color wash paint

patterned paper


Star by separating the Clear Scraps Snow Globe Chipboard from frame. (remeber to always save the frame for use later.)


Paint Clear Scraps Snow Globe Chipboard with color wash.

Once dry, trace Snow globe onto back side of patterned paper. Adhere to snow globe.
Color Wash Clear Scraps Believe Chipboard Word Title.

Using Clear Scraps Mountain Scene Layering Stencil, apply paint to canvas banner.  I only stenciled the snowflakes portion of the stencil.
IMG_4363Add ties and adhere finished chipboard pieces to complete.

I hope you are inspired to get creative with your Chipboard!

Stenciled Fall Cards

Hi everyone, Steph Ackerman with a trio of Fall Stenciled Cards.


Using the 6" Shattered Glass Stencil, I placed it on white cardstock, then used gold metallic paste.


I also used the 6" Swirl Pumpkin, placing it on white cardstock and used the same gold metallic paste on the swirl portion.


Once dry, I cut the shattered glass stencil  to fit my card front and matted it with cardstock.  The left over strip was used for a second card.


I stamped and colored 2 mice, die cut them and added them atop a strip of Rinea Foiled Paper.  The phrase was stamped and die cut, then matted upon a larger die.  The second card uses the left over strip and which was placed atop a strip of burlap.  Pumpkins, die cut from Rinea Foiled Papers were added along the bottom edge.  The phrase was stamped and die cut, then matted upon a larger die.


The swirl panel was fussy cut and matted with cardstock which was also fussy cut, creating a doily-like panel.  It was then placed atop a striped panel.  A burlap strip was placed across the card.  A third mouse was stamped and die cut, then  added to the card and two foiled pumpkins were added to the corner.

Happy Fall.

Thanks for stopping by.


Other Supplies:  Pink and Main Stamps and Dies; Tutti Designs Die; Rinea Foiled Papers; Copic Markers


Pumpkin Shaker Magnet - Hello Fall

Hi everyone!

Today I have a simple but super cute project to share.

I love the small shakers that Clear Scraps carries!!

Today I have used the small Pumpkin Shaker.


But I didn't use it as a shaker.

What I did was this.....

I started out with using some fabric scraps to cover the inside bottom piece.

Its the same fabric I used in my last project.

I glued all the layers together except the 2 top pieces.


I painted the top piece with off white acrylic paint to start.  I needed a base for my watercolor

paints.  I used a couple different ones to get my orange color.

I then inked the outside once it was dried with walnut stain distress ink.

I stacked some paper leaves, giving the illusion that there was a pile of leaves inside the shaker.

I adhered the acrylic piece and the top piece together and then glued it to the other layers.


I made a bow out of some burlap ribbon and added my sentiment to the front and a magnet to the back.

Now I have this beautiful fall magnet to hang on my fridge!!

This was so simple and easy to create!

Thanks for stopping.

Have a great day!!

Kim :)



Sparkly Christmas Ornament Sign

Sparkly Ornament Sign by Annie Williams for Clear Scraps - Main

Hi everyone!  It's Annie, and today I'm sharing a fun and easy Christmas décor project made with one of the medium pallet shapes and a festive stencil from Clear Scraps.  I love anything red and green for Christmastime, but today decided to try out some non-traditional colors for something a little different.

Sparkly Ornament Sign by Annie Williams - Painting

I started by giving the Bulb Medium DIY Pallet Shape a quick sanding with a sanding sponge.  Then I applied two coats of deep purple pearl acrylic paint to the body of the shape and two coats of metallic silver acrylic paint to the hanger top using foam brushes.  Once completely dry, I laid the 4x6 Sparkle stencil over the center of the shape, taped it down with light-tack painter's tape, and applied silver glitter gel through it with a palette knife.  When I had a nice even coat of glitter gel applied, I removed the stencil and moved it further down the shape to add a few extra stars by stenciling just a small portion of the design.

Sparkly Ornament Sign by Annie Williams for Clear Scraps - Embellishing

I left the sign to dry completely overnight (although a few hours is probably all that is needed).  To embellish, I added a few pom-pom branches from a fun and sparkly floral pick with hot glue, then tied a small bow of white organza ribbon around the hanger portion of the shape.  You can add a rope or ribbon hanger to the sign if desired, but I chose to leave mine as is.

I hope you enjoyed this fun and festive holiday décor project and thanks so much for stopping by today.  How would you decorate the Bulb Pallet Shape for the holidays?

~ Annie

Additional products used: purple pearl and silver metallic acrylic paint; silver glitter paste; floral pick; white organza ribbon; foam paint brushes; plastic palette knife; sanding sponge

Clear Scraps Rectangle Medium DIY Pallet -- Welcome Fall Pallet

Hi there everyone!  It's Laura sharing some fall love today!

With Thanksgiving coming soon, I thought it would be nice

to have a greeting to welcome friends and family a the door.

It's a home decor project that makes you feel right at home!


The Clear Scraps Rectangle 12x10 Medium DIY Pallet Shape

is a really versatile surface for any home decor project you

dream up!  Truly another of my favorite Clear Scrap items in 

their store!  The other shaped Medium Pallets are wonderful

too, and you can find all kinds of shapes that will be specific

to your project.   Find them all in the Clear Scraps store HERE.

The size is perfect to cover with some pretty patterned 12x12

paper.  I cut it to size, and then inked around the edges of each

piece, then glued it onto the pallet base.  I used a brighter color

in the middle to highlight the word Welcome in the center.


This word is one of the Clear Scraps XL Script Wood Words.

It's painted up with brown acrylic paint, then glued down to the

DIY pallet.  Using the lighter paper really makes the word pop!

You could keep this project super simple, the paper and the

XL Script Wood Word makes a really nice welcome sign for your

 home.  I went a little further with the fall theme with few additions.


This is a combo of chipboard and stickers from a fall kit collection.

Nothing too complicated, just a little something layered up, then adding

the ribbon and tag around the bottom board, finishes the project off nicely.

It's the extra little touches that just make a home decor piece feel like "home".

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

There is so much inspiration coming your way this month...stop back soon!


Supplies Used:

Clear Scraps:  Rectangle 12x10 DIY Medium Pallet Shape,

Welcome XL Script Wood Word.

Other:  Carta Bella Fall Market paper, stickers, chipboard.

foam tape, brown acrylic paint, Walnut Stain Distress Ink, glue.

DIY "Simply Blessed" Pumpkin Pallet


Hello everyone... Thanksgiving is about 2 weeks away and today I would love to share this "Simply Blessed" Pumpkin Pallet home decor with you all.

I really enjoyed making this home decor sign using the Large Pumpkin DIY Pallet Shape and the Simply Blessed 6x16 Stencil.


This pumpkin shaped pallet wood is ready to use. I painted it with multi-surface acrylic paints (orange, light orange, yellow, and brown). I painted it and mixed the colors at the same time to create some shades on the pumpkin.


After the paint dried, I sanded all the edges with sand paper to give a little bit of a distressed look to the wood.


I sprayed the back of the large stencil with the stencil spray (it is a temporary glue spray) and let it dry of about a minute. Then, I added the stencil on top of the painted surface.


Using the small round foam brush, I added the brown paint on the stencil. I used the bouncing motion to add the paint on each letter. If you don't have foam brush, make sponge will work great, too.


After I covered the whole letters, I let it dried. I added the second layer of paint for bolder, solid look.


I let it dried completely and then removed the stencil. I washed the stencil with warm water and mild dish soap right away.

I decorated this pumpkin pallet wood with some of the fall colored plastic flowers using glue gun.


I put the finished pumpkin pallet wood on our mantle with the other Fall/Thanksgiving decor I have. I love the size of this large pallet is perfect for the mantle!


You can make your own home decor with Clear Scraps wood pallets and stencils in your ways for sure! Check them all out at Clear Scraps store.

Thank you so much for stopping by the blog today! Have a fabulous day!


~ Helen G. ~

Hello Snow Tags Mixable Album

Hello! Winter has made an early appearance here in the Midwest! I'm not a big fan of snow but I  do love scrapbooking about it! Using the Tags Mixable 6x8 Album, I  documented some older photos of my kids where we had a photoshoot during a snow storm! The album has 5 cascading pages alternating acrylic and chipboard. Before decorating my album, I  painted the chipboard pages with white acrylic paint. I  also lined the acrylic pages with the same white paint. 



The focal point of my front page is the new Snow Globe Chipboard Embellishment. I  painted the Snow Globe with white acrylic paint, as well as added patterned paper to the base.  


I  covered each page with patterned paper using my Beacon 3-in-1 Adhesive.  I  then trimmed any excess paper as well as used my sanding tool to smooth edges.  


Each page is large enough to fit a 4x6 photo; however I like to add additional patterned paper underneath my picture as well as mat onto cardstock.  


Here you can see the white acrylic lined at the bottom of the page. I  feel that it helps the acrylic pages stand out and give your book dimension. 



I  utilized my border punches to create fun strips of patterned paper at the bottom of my pages. This helps break the line between the patterns and white chipboard/acrylic.  



Thank you for stopping by the blog today!  Hope this inspires you to create with a few of your favorite Clear Scraps products! Have a great day!

Additional products used:  patterned paper, chipboard, die cuts, decorative clips, stickers: Crate Paper; cardstock: Bazzill; bakers twine: Whisker Graphics; punches: EK Success; stapler: Tim Holtz;  paint: DecoArt; ribbon: Snug Hug;  adhesive: Beacon, Tombow, 3M; misc: chrome book ring

Laundry home decor sign

Hello, Clear Scraps friends. Leah here with you this afternoon sharing this cute Laundry home decor sign.
Do you ever feel like the never-ending laundry grows overnight? I did and wanted something cute for my laundry area!


I lightly sanded the  Rectangle Medium Pallet shape and then brushed on an Antique wax stain. I wiped it off using a paper towel, but its recommended to use a lint-free cloth to wipe off the excess stain.

Howtolaundry_LeahCroweWood Grain ~swoon~

I let the board dry for about an hour, then I taped down the 6x16 Laundry farmhouse stencil and applied a coarse texture gel on the stencil.


While the gel is still wet, lift the stencil and wash immediately. The texture gel didn't take long to dry and creates this wonderful raised texture once dried. I then used my electronic cutter to create the smaller saying and applied chalk paint for the rest of the saying.


I applied twine to the back with hot glue to create a hanger.

Check out all the wonderful Farmhouse stencils Clear Scraps offers.

Leah Crowe



Mini Pallet Shape Gift Tags

Hi everyone, Steph Ackerman sharing mini pallet shape gift tags.



I love creating personalized gift bags for small Christmas gifts.  And these mini pallet shapes were ideal to use as tags.


Using the Bell Mini Pallet Shape and the  Long Bulb Mini Pallet Shape, I painted each with red and green paints. 

Stickles were added to the tops for dimension and then ribbons were tied to the tops.


Using white gift bags, I adhered pattern paper layers, then folded the tops down. 

Twine was added behind the ribbon and used to tie the mini pallets to each gift bag.


Finally I used metal dies with  Rinea Gold Foiled Paper to die cut words which were then adhered to the center of each pallet.

Thanks for stopping by.


Other Supplies: Gift bags, pattern paper, Plaid paint, Rinea Foiled Paper, Ribbon

"Gather Here" Pumpkin Pallet

Hi everyone!  With Thanksgiving approaching very soon, its a time to reflect on what we are thankful for.

Today I have created this beautiful Pumpkin Pallet wall hanging.


I wanted something that I could display near my table for Thanksgiving.  It will remind me on how Grateful

I am of the family I cherish.  So lets get started on how I created it.


I started out with the Medium Pumpkin Pallet.  I have some fabric, batting, burlap flowers, ribbon

and some paper flowers that I will be using to create my wall hanging.


I started out by taking apart my pumpkin pallet.  Wasn't very hard to take apart.  The back piece had staples

holding the front pieces to it.  I just used a hammer to flatten them out.


I then took some batten and cut that out in the shape of each of the pieces.  I forgot to take a picture of that step.

I then added my fabric over the batting and glued the edges to the back of each piece.  I glued the pieces back

onto the backing piece to keep it very sturdy I used some tacking glue and hot glue.

I love the effect!


I then made a spray of flowers and ribbon on the side.  I added this sentiment from a fall

paper pad.  It worked perfect for what I was going for.


I just love how this has turned out!

Now lets bring on Thanksgiving so I can display it!

Thanks for stopping!

Kim :)


Stenciled Thank You Card


I love creating homemade thank you cards and decided I wanted to try one with just stenciled images.  When I saw this Pine Cone Stencil   I knew exactly what I wanted to create.  Combining the Pine Cone Stencil  with  the Clear Scraps 4 x 6 Thank You Stencil allowed me to create a super easy but high impact card. 

Start by inking your stencil with distress inks. I used a couple of brown ink colors to add dimension to the pine cone.  Add greens to the boughs. 




Stencil "Thanks" using Clear Scraps 4 x 6 Thank You Stencil in black ink. 


I finished off the card by adding a jute bow just above the pine cone.  You could also add some stickles or glitter on the edges of the pine cone to create a snowier look. 

Combining the stencils created a super easily reproducible card.  I hope you are inspired to try stenciling on your cards. 


Thankful Rectangle Medium DIY Pallet

Hello! November is the month reserved for gratitude and thanksgiving as well as the wind down of autumn.  For my project, I  wanted to document a favorite fall photo along with tying in the beautiful colors.  And I'm going to show you the techniques I  used!  


I  began with the Rectangle 12x10 Medium DIY Pallet Shape as my base. I  applied a light coat of chalk paint in Sheepskin allowing some of the bare wood to show through. 


Once my paint was dry (which does not take very long at all), I  secured the 12 Inch Twig Leaves Mascil over the top of my pallet. I  used three coordinating Distress Oxide Inks blending and intermixing the colors. 


Here is a close up of the end result! I  just love how it turned out! The wood accepts the ink very easily without smudging.


 I  used the new Circle Dots Chipboard Embellishment Shape as an accent to my title and photo.  I  simply applied two coats of dark brown acrylic paint to the surface.  I  had wanted to add sparkle embossing powder to the paint but it made the chipboard look purple. Not the result I  was wanting. 


I  finished by punching holes at the top of the pallet to string fall colored ribbon for hanging my project. Thank you for stopping by the blog today! You can find all of these products and much more by visiting the Clear Scraps shop! Have a great day!

Additional products used:  patterned paper, stickers, enamel dots, washi tape, chipboard: Simple Stories; cardstock: Bazzill; paint: Plaid, DecoArt; adhesive: Beacon, 3M; ink: Ranger; hole punch: We R Memory Keepers;  bakers twine: Whisker Graphics; misc: ribbon.  




Give Thanks Pallet


Fall greetings from the Midwest! I love creating custom pallet signs for my home and friends and family!  I was super excited to get to play with the Give Thanks Stencil from Clear Scraps.    This pallet is quick and super easy to create.  

Supplies needed:

Clear Scraps Give Thanks Stencil  

Clear Scraps Plaque Medium DIY Pallet Shape 

Black Paint

Color Wash Paint 


Floral Sprig



Start by color washing your pallet.  

I love how the color wash looks so natural and allows the grain to show through!


Secure stencil and apply black paint.  Gently remove stencil and let dry. 

Finish by adding floral sprig and bow.  

I hope you are inspired to create your own custom pallet. 




Hello Fall Blank Wood Card

Happy Friday, friends!
Today I'm sharing a mini album using the Blank Wood Card as well as other fabulous Clear Scraps products!

On the album covers I have used three different stencils; 4x6 Hello Fall, 4x6 Plaid, and 6" Twig Leaves.
This little album is from our visit to the local Pumpkin Patch. For the inside album pages, I have taken 10 sheets of pattern paper and cut them down to 3.5 x 5.5". Since they were not double-sided I adhered the backside of the papers to each other, this also created a more sturdy page to hold photos and such.
You can click on any picture to see more details.

The pumpkin chipboard embellishment on the left page was painted and then popped up to create a 3d element. You could also leave them separate two have two embellies instead of one.


I printed out tiny photos sized approximately 2" on the longest side. They are the perfect fit for this album.


I used old Paper Studio & SEI pattern papers for the album, as well as doing a print and cut for the paper embellies using my electronic cutting machine.

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I have so many great shots from this pumpkin patch visit. It was fun incorporating a lot of them into this album.

I absolutely LOVE that plaid stencil, as well as this awesome Chipboard Blessed word title. I inked it up with distress ink and adhered it on the wood cover.


I put the album together using 1" Book Rings and used ribbon from my stash to dress up the outside rings.

Have a great weekend!

Leah Crowe




Clear Scraps 4x6 Plaid Stencil -- Fall Plaid Card

Hello there everyone!  Laura here today...and I've got a pretty card to share with you!

Clear_Scraps_4x6 Plaid Stencil_Fall Plaid Card(1)

Fall is such a fun crafting season!  It's full of pumpkin spice and everything nice,

just like this card!  I started with basic cream color cardstock and created a

A2 size (4&1/4" by 5&1/2") card base.  Next I took the Clear Scraps

4x6 Plaid Stencil and laid it onto the base, then I used washi tape to

block off everything except the larger squares.

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Next I applied distress ink in a darker brown color to the squares.  I removed

that washi, and then blocked off the larger squares and part of the thin lines,

leaving the rest of thin lines so I could apply another shade this time.

Clear_Scraps_4x6 Plaid Stencil_Fall Plaid Card close up(1)

I then went back and did the same with the other thin lines to finish off the colors.

Colors are usually best in I used the dark brown, orange, and a bright

orange/yellow color.  They made a pretty fall palette to create my card.

So very easy to do, but it looks so pretty and very "pumpkin spice season".

I wanted to keep this simple, because the plaid stencil creates such a striking pattern,

but I did want to add a little something else, so I took some alcohol ink and dabbed

it onto one of the Clear Scraps Acrylic Leaves Embellishment.

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After the alcohol ink dried (which only takes a few that!) I used

some glitter glue (here it was the gold Glitter Kiss) brushed onto the edges of

the leaf to give it a bit of a gilded effect and then I punched a hole so I could

tie the leaf onto the pretty organza ribbon and bow with a bit of twine.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

Stop back soon for more inspiration!


Supplies Used:

Clear Scraps: 4x6 Plaid Stencil, Acrylic Leaves Embellishment

Other:  Distress Ink--Walnut Stain, Spiced Marmalade, Fossilized Amber,

Alcohol Inks (yellow/orange), gold Glitter Kiss

cream cardstock, ribbon, twine, blending tool.

Quick and Easy Fall Card



I love fall!   Beautiful colors! Pumpkins! Flowers!  Pumpkin Spice! A perfect excuse to create fall themed cards!  I decided to create this super easy card showcasing Clear Scraps Acrylic Sheets.  I also used one of the chipboard bases that Clear SCraps attaches their chipboard shapes to.  I always save the square chipboards that the embellishments are attached to for future uses like this card!


Start by cutting away the chipboard embellishment and mist chipboard frame as desired.  Let Dry. 


Cut away top of card base leaving 1 inch along the edge.

Add printed notecard to inside of card.  


Cut the Clear Scraps Acrylic Sheets to fit front of card.  Adhere to 1 inch border on the front of card. 


Add Misted frame to the front of the Acrylic Sheet to frame notecard.


Add floral accents to finish card. 

I hope this inspires you to break out those acrylic sheets and create some beautiful cards! 

Halloween Night Pumpkins Card

Halloween Night Pumpkins Card by Annie Williams for Clear Scraps - Main

Hi everyone!  It's Annie, and today I'm sharing a tutorial to make this easy holiday card with stencils from the Clear Scraps shop.  Halloween is only a few days away, and if you want to send a fun card to someone who loves the spooky day (like me!), then try this quick and simple project!

Halloween Night Pumpkins Card by Annie Williams for Clear Scraps - Trace Images

Start by trimming a piece of smooth white cardstock to 4" x 6".  Place the Pumpkin Faces stencil on top, and lightly trace around the main images with a pencil as shown. 

Halloween Night Pumpkins Card by Annie Williams for Clear Scraps - Ink Blending

We'll be using the pencil marks as a guide to tell us where to add ink to color the pumpkins and grass.  I applied several shades of orange, yellow, brown, and green Distress Oxide inks to the cardstock with small sponge daubers in the areas that would eventually be masked by the stencil (including the border).

Halloween Night Pumpkins Card by Annie Williams for Clear Scraps - Glitter Paste

Place the Pumpkin Faces stencil back on top of the cardstock where it was before and secure it down with low-tack tape.  Spread black glitter gel over all of the open spaces and smooth the surface with a pallette knife or scraper.  Remove the stencil as soon as you are done and rinse it off in warm, soapy water.

Halloween Night Pumpkins Card by Annie Williams for Clear Scraps - Trim Cardstock

Once dry, you can use the panel as is and just adhere it to a 4" x 6" card base.  I wanted to add a little more contrast to my card though, so I trimmed off the edges with my paper trimmer and cut a mat layer and 4" x 6" card base from purple and black cardstock, respectively.

Halloween Night Pumpkins Card by Annie Williams for Clear Scraps - Sentiment

For the greeting, I cut three sets of "Happy Halloween" die-cuts from white cardstock and lightly inked one set on just the bottom with lime green ink before adding shimmer all over with a clear sparkle pen.  After adhering the stack of die-cuts together, I glued them to the front of the card with strong liquid glue to create a bold, dimensional sentiment.

Halloween Night Pumpkins Card by Annie Williams for Clear Scraps - Final

To assemble the card, just adhere the layers together and then to the black card base with tape runner.  I love how the sparkle gel gives the look of a pitch black, but starry and magical Halloween sky!

I hope you enjoyed this fun Halloween card project and thanks so much for stopping by today.  With so many cute holiday stencils in the Clear Scraps shop, you can make quick and easy cards for any occasion!

~ Annie

Additional products used: white, purple, and black cardstock; sponge daubers; yellow, orange, brown, and green Distress Oxide Inks; black glitter gel; palette knife; green Distress ink; clear overlay sparkle pen; Halloween sentiment die

"USA" Star Mini Pallet

Hi everyone!

I know its October, and I should be doing something for Halloween or Fall,

but today's project is in honor of my father in-law who was a WWII Vet.

He served in the army and was deployed to Germany. 

He saw alot of fighting while he was there.

So I have created this for my husband in honor of his dad.


I have used the Mini Pallet Star for my project today.

I started out by painting the star red, whit and blue.  I needed to give it 2 coats of each color.

I wanted it to be very bold.


I used a few other pieces from my stash that I also painted.

The little star has iridescent glitter on it for some sparkle.


Once everything dried, I adhered the letters and small star to my mini pallet.

I wanted to make sure that this caught everyone's eye when they see it.


Hanging from the mini pallet, which I just draped over the top of the star

are my father in-laws dog tags.

I will be displaying this in my husbands office.  This way when he looks at it he can remember

how great of a man his dad was.


Thanks for stopping and I hope this inspires you to create one for a loved one that has served

in the military.

Kim :)


Glittery Snowman Pallet

Hi everyone, Steph Ackerman here using the Snowman DIY Pallet Shape along with the Believe XL Script Wood Word.


The Snowman Pallet really comes alive when he is decorated.  I first painted him white and painted the hat black.  While waiting for it to dry, I worked on the wood word.  Believe is approximately 3" x 12" and fit perfect across my snowman.  I painted it with a fun chuncky glitter paint.


Once dry, I adhered it to the center panel and added the buttons.


Next, I added a strip of chunky glitter paint across the hat and adhered a sprig of greenery to the corner.  Wiggly eyes and a button nose were also added.


I also added some chunky glitter paint along the bottom edge.


At approximately 21" tall, this snowman will take a prominent place in your winter decorating.


Thanks for stopping by.


Other Supplies:  Plaid paint, buttons

Glow-In-The-Dark Ghost Pallet Decor

Glow in the Dark Ghost Pallet Decor by Annie Williams for Clear Scraps - Main

Hi everyone!  It's Annie, and today I'm sharing a quick tutorial to make this fun, glow-in-the-dark ghost pallet using pallet shapes and stencils from the Clear Scraps shop.  I'm a fan of both spooky and cute Halloween décor, and I think this piece has a nice mix of both styles!

Glow in the Dark Ghost Pallet Decor by Annie Williams for Clear Scraps - Basecoat

I started by sanding the Ghost Medium DIY Pallet Shape with a sanding sponge and then applying two coats of bright white acrylic paint, sanding lightly between coats.  This process will yield a nice, smooth finish on your shape.

Glow in the Dark Ghost Pallet Decor by Annie Williams for Clear Scraps - Glow Coat

Next, I painted several coats of glow-in-the-dark acrylic paint over the entire piece.  Applying several coats with ample drying time in between is crucial for a smoother and brighter glow after dark.

Glow in the Dark Ghost Pallet Decor by Annie Williams for Clear Scraps - Stencil Bats

I always think glow-in-the-dark features are more fun when you block out some of the phosphorescence with a pretty design, so I taped down the Bat Swirl stencil to the pallet with painter's tape and applied deep black acrylic paint over top with a pouncing tool.  For a cute touch, I added a double bow made from some Halloween ribbon to the side of the ghost's head with hot glue.

Glow in the Dark Ghost Pallet Decor by Annie Williams for Clear Scraps - Glowing

Charge up the pallet shape under the sun or indoor lights and watch your pretty ghost glow after dark!  I plan to leave mine sitting on some hay bales in my Halloween porch display for a fun surprise, so didn't need to attach a hanger or a post.

I hope you enjoyed this easy Halloween décor project and thanks so much for stopping by today.  There are tons of ways to customize this fun ghost pallet shape...would you make yours creepy or cute?

~ Annie

Additional products used: black and white acrylic paint; glow-in-the-dark acrylic paint; sanding sponge, printed Halloween ribbon, hot glue gun, painter's tape, stencil pouncing tool