This Framed Patriotic Wreath is perfect for Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day. Or you can keep it on display all through Summer like I plan on doing.
If you’re like me, you like to decorate for holidays or special occasions but don’t always have a lot of time. That’s why I love 15 minute crafts where you can crank out a few projects in an hour and get a great start on your decorating. Let’s get started on this easy patriotic craft project. It can even be adapted for your state or another country.
Supplies needed for Framed Patriotic Wreath:
fabric (red based and blue based)
white spray paint
wood star shape
scrapbook paper (blue based)
The good thing about having a large craft stash is that I didn’t have to purchase anything for this project. Don’t you love projects like that? If you do have to purchase some supplies it will still be a very inexpensive project.
Lightly spray paint the wreath with a coat of white paint. I wanted it to look weathered and one light coat worked really well to accomplish that. If you want it to be very white, spray it with a few more coats of paint. Remember to let it dry a few minutes between each coat. Keep spraying until you get the look you’re going for.
You could paint the star but I decided to apply scrapbook paper to the front using mod podge. I love the pattern and the texture it adds to the project. Trace the star onto the back of the paper then cut it out and mod podge it on.
Wait 10 minutes for it to dry then sandpaper the edges to take off the excess scrapbook paper. It’s my favorite way to finish paper and wood edges because it gives it such a nice clean look. Then apply Mod Podge to the top to give it a smooth look and to protect the paper.
Take the frame a part to add the fabric. Then put the back of the frame back on and cut the excess fabric off around the frame. I left the glass out of the frame but you could place it back in before you add the fabric. It’s just a personal preference.
Rip a 2 inch strip of blue fabric for the bow. Wrap it around the wreath and tie a knot to hold it. Then hot glue the center of the bow to the frame.
I love how the fabrics and scrapbook paper coordinate well with each other. You can’t beat stars and stripes, especially this time of year.
What a fun and quick craft project. And look how cute it turned out!
Now I need to decide where to display it.
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