Welcoming Patriotic Door Wreath

Welcoming Patriotic Door Wreath

Posted by DecoArt on Jun 22nd 2015

Welcome family and friends with a patriotic door wreath and a personalized message.


    • water container
    • paper towels
    • transfer paper
    • scissors
    • painter's tape
    • 3" chip brush
    • burlap ribbon
    • hot glue gun and glue sticks
    • plastic cup or container
    • #1 round brush
    • wooden plaque
    • jute
    • wooden stars
    • printed images
    • grapevine wreath



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Dilute a small amount of Cotton Ball with a little water in a plastic cup or container and dry-brush the grapevine wreath, burlap ribbon, and wooden plaque with the mix. (To dry-brush, use a chip brush and dip only the tip into the paint; tap on a paper towel to remove any excess paint. Brush the paint onto the surface with a mostly dry paintbrush.)
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Dilute a little True Blue with water and dry-brush the wooden stars.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Tape the stripes along the length of the burlap using painter's tape. Dry-brush the exposed burlap with Dark Scarlet.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Free-hand or use transfer paper and printed lettering to trace the message onto the wooden plaque. Paint the letters using Cotton Ball and a #1 round brush.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Hot glue the burlap around the wreath. Position and hot glue the stars into place.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Attach the sign with a little jute to the back of the grapevine wreath.