Firecracker Display

Firecracker Display

What You'll Need:

5 Piece Wood Block Set
6mm Rope
2.25" Wooden Stars
3 Small Wooden Spools
Light Blue Jute Cord
Baker's Twine
Chalk Paints: Red, White
Cobalt Multi Surface Paint
Folkart® Burnt Umber Paint
AB Glitter
Paintbrushes
Hot Glue
Damp Cloth
Water
Rope Cutter or Scissors

Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Crafting Time: 1 Hour (Not Including Dry Time)


How to Make a Firecracker Display

Celebrate your favorite Patriotic holidays with your own Firecracker Display! Everything red, white and blue with embellished stars and stripes, this display is the perfect addition to any space this summer. 
  • 1 Wipe blocks

    Wipe the blocks with a damp cloth or brush to wet them. 

  • 2 Add brown paint

    Apply some brown paint onto a cloth and wipe it onto the wood pieces, spools and the stars. Let dry. Set aside the largest block and the spools. 

  • 3 Paint stars

    Paint the large star and medium block blue. Paint a large and medium block red. Let dry. 

  • 4 Paint stars & stripes

    Use a dry brush to paint the stars, small block and diagonal stripes onto the large red block. Sprinkle glitter on the stars and stripes while the paint is wet. 

  • 5 Glue stars on blocks

    Glue two stars to the medium red block and one star onto the blue block. 

  • 6 Wrap jute around blocks

    Wrap a section of the jute around the small white block and the large striped block. Wrap the jute around the small white block and the large striped block. Wrap the jute around the sides of the largest block and knot. 

  • 7 Add rope

    Cut 4 2" sections of rope. Glue one to the top center of each firecracker. Untwist the top of the rope slightly. 

  • 8 Wrap spools with baker's twine

    Wrap the three spools with baker's twine. 

  • 9 Arrange firecrackers & spools

    Arrange the firecrackers and spools onto the largest block and hot glue into place. Hot glue the large star to the front of the base to one side.