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Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 1 Hour (Not Including Dry Time)
How to Make a Patriotic Pallet Project
Show off your crafty side and your national pride with this Patriotic Pallet Project! Decorate your patio or your kitchen with this distressed patriotic piece to get in the spirit of the 4th of July!
Paint pallet & star
Paint wood pallet and wood star with watered down ddark brown paint. Allow to dry.
Add cobalt blue, red, white
Dry brush the wood star with cobalt blue paint and set aside to dry. Dry brush the slats on the pallet, alternating red and white, and allow to dry completely.
Sand edges back
Sand the edges back of the star and the pallet. Add dark brown to some of the edges as desired for a more vintage look.
Hot glue the star onto the top left-hand corner of the pallet. Cut the tabs off of 3 silver brads. Sand the surface of the brads and glue onto 3 of the star points.