DIY patriotic sign, what better way to get your American pride home decor started and get a little paint therapy too! All we need are a few supplies and we are ready to go!
Supplies I Used for my Patriotic Sign
- Unfinished wood alphabet letter
- Unfinished wood sign
- Paint: Titanium white, Navy Blue, Lipstick Red
- Round watercolor brush.
- Scrapbook paper of your choice
- Hot Glue gun and glue, Mod Podge
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prepping my patriotic sign
To begin my project, I grabbed my letter and painted two coats of white.
While that was drying, I grabbed my scrapbook paper and roughly measured and cut the rectangle.
You can see in my YouTube video below, how I did the rough measuring.
I then liberally applied my Mod Podge on the board and decoupaged the scrapbook paper in place.
Now I always get inpatient during this step, once the paper is in place it’s best to wait until the paper is dry and then you can apply more Mod Podge as a sealer over it.
Once again, I didn’t wait and I had some bubbles pop up.
Thankfully they weren’t too noticeable!
Painting my Letter
Next I turned my attention back to my letter.
Now, with the scrapbook paper I had chosen, a solid colored letter would have looked great.
But I was in the mood to paint, and I did just that!
I grabbed my Blue and Red paint and started having fun!
Before I was done I even managed to add my version of stars.
How I painted my stars
I used the end of my paint brush, dipped it in white and made a dot on my letter.
Then I used my brush to gently push the paint from the dot in five directions to make my star.
assembling my patriotic sign
When the paint was all dry, I grabbed my favorite hot glue gun.
I applied a liberal amount to the backside and glued my letter in place.
And that is it!
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Hope you have a great week and happy crafting!
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