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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

St Patty's DIY Door Decor

Get your green on! St Patty's Day is coming soon!
You only need a few items for this Patty's Day Door Decor:
Scrap wood ~ same size
St Patty's Day image
Paint ~ green, white, black
18 Eye Hooks
Needle-nose pliers
Green Ribbon

I found this free printable image at Blooming Homestead
Since the image was square I selected 5 square scrap pieces of wood and traced the image on to each one.
I mixed up my design with a variety of greens and white.

 I also painted the sides of the wood black.

Then I used some sandpaper and sanded the edges down. I also sanded across the top of the image to give a vintage look.
I drilled small holes along the tops of all the squares and along all the bottoms except for the last square.
Next I grab the eye hooks. I wanted to link the eye hooks together so I needed my needle-nose pliers. I bent open the eye and slipped another eye on before closing it back up.
Once all my squares were linked together with eye hooks I grabbed my ribbon. On the top square I thread the ribbon through the top two eye hooks.
I created a bow similar to my Lighted Christmas Presents. There's a video to walk through the steps here.
I added the bow on and trimmed off the extra
And I was ready to hang my new St Patty's Decoration!

Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone!

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  1. That's quite simple! And it looks great on your door.

  2. This is adorable. Great tutorial, too. Thanks for sharing at Pinworthy Projects.

  3. Awesome project! Thanks for the step by step - that helps alot.
    I found you today at Salt Tree's Linky. I hope you can stop by my blog and leave a comment, too!
    ~ Megin of VMg206


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