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USA Door Decor

Level of difficulty: Intermediate

The perfect patriotic decor for your Memorial Day picnic.

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Step 1:
Spray paint the bamboo trivet and the letter ‘U’ white. Let dry.
Step 2:
(A.) Take the painters tape and apply in between the open slots of the trivet. (B.) Paint the exposed white with red acrylic paint. Let dry. (C.) Carefully remove tape. If you need to touch up and red or white paint, do so now.
Step 3:
(A.) Cut out and trace randomly placed star shapes. (B.) Paint the ‘U’ blue, leaving the stars white. (C.) While the paint is still wet, top with glitter. (D.) Using the blue puffy paint, outline each star shape.
Step 4:
(A.) Paint the letters ‘S’ and ‘A’ with red paint. Let dry. (B.) Apply adhesive pearls along the right edges of each letter. (C.) Outline both letters with blue puffy paint. (D.) Add details by adding dots of white and blue puffy paint. Let dry.
Step 5:
(A.) Begin gluing the nylon rope around the edge of the trivet with hot glue. (B.) As you make your second pass, be sure to leave a bit of the rope loose at the top center as a way to hang the piece when it’s finished.
Step 6:
Hot glue the finished letters to the trivet in a diagonal from top left to bottom right.
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