“Kitchen Closed” sign

Kitchen closed sign made with Smoothfoam

 If you’ve ever had one of those days, here’s your sign!


2″ x 4″ x 8″ Smoothfoam block
Smoothfoam Sheet (any size)
Foam cutting tool
Delta Ceramcoat Acrylic Paints: Black, Burnt Umber, White, Barn Red, Opaque Yellow
Cardboard scrap
6″ length of jute string
Hot glue gun
Foam pouncer
Permanent marker

1.  Cut chicken shape from Smoothfoam sheet.
2.  Paint the Smoothfoam block with a base coat of red, let dry.
3.  Paint the chicken cut-out with white, the crown with red, and the beak with yellow, let dry.
4.  Add black polka dots with pouncer.
5.  Paint the words “Kitchen Closed” with white as shown; let dry.
6.  Shade the lower half of the letters with burnt umber, shade left and lower outsides of each letter with black.
7.  Use hot glue to attach chicken to a Smoothfoam block.
8.  Write “This Chick’s Had It” with a marker on a cardboard scrap.
Punch holes in the top corners of the cardboard and thread the jute through. Knot the ends and hang the sign around the chicken’s neck.

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About Meggan Maravich

I'm a stay-at-home mom, which is a misnomer, as I am rarely at home. My accomplice in parenting and I have been married for eighteen years. We have a loud and crazy household, but I know someday we will miss all the activity. Painting keeps me sane, and I try enjoy a little sanity as frequently as possible. Some days it seems just out of reach...

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