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Angel DIY Pallet Shape

Hello and happy Thursday! It's Jennifer here to share a Christmas project I  created using the Angel DIY Pallet Shape. If you have not had a chance to play with the many Pallet Shapes you must try them out! There are so many possibilities on what type of projects you can create! 

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I  began by giving my pallet a nice coat of chalk paint in grey. I  love chalk paint because it goes on smooth as well as dries quickly.  I  did not worry about covering every inch of the front of the pallet since the grey would be the base color. 

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Once my paint was dry, I  used a tea light candle to apply wax to the surface of my pallet. The rule is the more wax you apply, the more distressed finish for your end result. 

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Next, I  applied cream chalk paint in small sections and scraped off the excess as I  went.  You will need to scrape before the second color dries.  And if I  do not like how a section turned out, I  will go back with paint and re-scrape.

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Here is the effect of the above technique. Your pallet should look a great deal more white with grey undertones.  However, you can apply less paint to allow your base color to be more prominent. 

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Using a Christmas garland from a local craft store, I  created a small wreath and adorned it with buffalo plaid ribbon. I  affixed my wreath using twine from my stash.

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I  added a small sentiment using black vinyl and a cut file from my Silhouette. I  simply adhered it using a bit of transfer tape. Last, I  punched holes in each side of m pallet to string twine in order to hang my project.  

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Thank you for stopping by the blog today! You can see all of the DIY Pallet Shapes by visiting HERE. Have a great day!

Additional products used:  paint: DecoART; vinyl, transfer tape: Cricut; diecut machine: Silhouette; hole punch: WeRMemoryKeepers; misc: garland, twine, ribbon

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