Shiplap Floral Transfer Wall Art by Rehab to Fab

This week, we shared a sneak peek of what's to come in early December and we think you are going to love it! Stephanie shares a colored transfer on a shiplap board she created using leftover pieces from another project. This poster sized transfer is 24in. x 34 in. and this (and other new goodies) will be hitting store shelves in early December. Here is what she did...

This week, we shared a sneak peek of what's to come in early December and we think you are going to love it! Stephanie shares a colored transfer on a shiplap board she created using leftover pieces from another project. This poster sized transfer is 24in. x 34 in. and this (and other new goodies) will be hitting store shelves in early December. Here is what she did...

First I measured and cut 1 ft. x 6ft. pine shiplap. in tongue & groove style. I knew the transfer was 24x34 inches, so I left 1 inch on the edges...

First I measured and cut 1 ft. x 6ft. pine shiplap. in tongue & groove style. I knew the transfer was 24x34 inches, so I left 1 inch on the edges...

Next, glue the shiplap together. I use Titebond III wood glue-I think it's the best glue on the market.

Next, glue the shiplap together. I use Titebond III wood glue-I think it's the best glue on the market.

Slide one piece into the other. Sliding makes sure every inch of the two piece joining together, have equal amounts of glue.

Slide one piece into the other. Sliding makes sure every inch of the two piece joining together, have equal amounts of glue.

Makes sure the ends are even with each other and clamp them once you have all the pieces together.

Makes sure the ends are even with each other and clamp them once you have all the pieces together.

Now you need to secure the boards together. I used 1 x 2 strip boards and screwed them into the shiplap.

Now you need to secure the boards together. I used 1 x 2 strip boards and screwed them into the shiplap.

I picked Fusion Mineral Paint color, Plaster for this piece as it was soft enough to let the colors in the Transfer shine through.

I picked Fusion Mineral Paint color, Plaster for this piece as it was soft enough to let the colors in the Transfer shine through.

When applying, I used a damp brush to paint on thin coats. I wanted the wood grain and knots to show through when I distress later. 

When applying, I used a damp brush to paint on thin coats. I wanted the wood grain and knots to show through when I distress later. 

I then applied the transfer to the shiplap. View this process on my FB Live video: http://bit.ly/RtFTransfer

I then applied the transfer to the shiplap. View this process on my FB Live video: http://bit.ly/RtFTransfer

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I always burnish the transfers with a fine (well used) sanding block. It allows the transfer to soak into the paint and wood. Here you can see how the sanding allows the wood grain to show through.

I always burnish the transfers with a fine (well used) sanding block. It allows the transfer to soak into the paint and wood. Here you can see how the sanding allows the wood grain to show through.

I seal it with Wise Owl Synthesis Paint, Lemon Verbena Furniture Salve. It's an all natural hemp seed oil salve that has essential oils in it.

I seal it with Wise Owl Synthesis Paint, Lemon Verbena Furniture Salve. It's an all natural hemp seed oil salve that has essential oils in it.

I decided to age it by using Fusion Mineral Paints Ageing wax. It makes the project look aged to perfection. 

I decided to age it by using Fusion Mineral Paints Ageing wax. It makes the project look aged to perfection. 

This project is easy to do and better than any store bought wall decor. Follow me on Facebook at Rehab to Fab for more projects and techniques using Prima's fabulous products. ~Stephanie.

This project is easy to do and better than any store bought wall decor. Follow me on Facebook at Rehab to Fab for more projects and techniques using Prima's fabulous products. ~Stephanie.

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