4th of July - Patriotic Crafts

4th of July Door Decor

Not all of us can have a home with a picket fence, but we can have a picket fence on our front door! Welcome your Independence Day party guests with this Fourth of July door decor.

July 4th Door Decor finished horizontal (3) copy

Designed by:  Danielle Hunter

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Level:  Moderate Handiness

Size: 10 x 10 inches

 July 4th Door Decor supplies copy

Here's what you need:

Here's what you do:

Add three coats of white and red acrylic paint to picket fence and allow time to dry in between coats. (For my project, I alternated the red and white.) Be sure to sprinkle red glitter over red paint and white glitter over the white paint, immediately after last coat.

Apply Removable Dots to wood shapes to secure in place for painting. Apply three coats of blue acrylic paint to wood laser-cut circle and hearts. Sprinkle blue glitter right after applying third coat. Use yellow acrylic paint for stars and sprinkle gold glitter on top after third coat.
July 4th Door Decor paint step (1) copy

Use Craft Dots to attach stars to laser cut circle as shown. 
July 4th Door Decor craft glue dots step (2) copy

Adhere decorated circle to center of picket fence with All Purpose Dots.
July 4th Door Decor all purpose glue dots step (1) copy

Mix equal parts water and yellow acrylic paint and apply one coat to the wood alphabet tiles. Once paint has dried, insert red rope ribbon through holes in picket fence and tie knots at each end.
Attach the twine to each end of the fence with Craft Dot, allowing the twine to drape down. Using the same dots, attach the blue hearts to each end, covering the end of the twine.
Apply All Purpose Dots to the back of each wood alphabet tile and attach to the twine and fence to create a welcome banner.July 4th Door Decor finished close-up (3) copy

Spray the completed project with clear acrylic sealer and allow it to dry. 

Now you're ready to greet your guests with some fun holiday decor! 


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