Card Making Project: DecoArt Americana

05 November 2018
small-84303.jpg Card Making Project: DecoArt Americana
Treat yourself or a friend for Christmas with an amazing set of DecoArt Americana Acrylic paints, good for card making and more at a huge discount!

Want to spice up your card making, or maybe venture away from papercraft altogether? We’re loving the DecoArt Americana Arcylic Paints!

Decoart paints full set


There are so many things you can do with this versatile medium. Here is one of our favourites!

Card Making Project

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Wood Slice Christmas Gift Tags

What do I need?

Americana® Acrylics Hauser Light Green
(DA131), Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67), Santa
Red (DA170), Snow (Titanium) White (DAO1)
Drill and drill bits
Wood slices

1 Free-hand circles onto the wood slices using Snow White and let dry completely.

Making wooden tags step 1

2 Once dry, apply vinyl stencils and paint the negative space on each stencil. Alternatively you can hand-paint your chosen wording and names.

Making wooden tags step 2

3 Remove the stencils and add desired dots to wood slices using the handle end of a paintbrush dipped in paint. Let dry.

Making wooden tags step 3

4 Sand each wood slice to distress. Using a drill, create holes in each slice.

Making wooden tags step 4

5 Add baker’s twine so each slice can hang or be attached to a gift or hung on a tree.

Making wooden tags step 5


Such wonderful, personal effects to really show your love to friends and family this Christmas. This project was first shown in our December 2017 issue, which you can still get hold of! If you want something a little more recent, you can grab our latest issue here

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