Patriotic Pallet Project

Patriotic Pallet Project

What You'll Need:

12"x14" Rustic Wood Pallet
Wood Star
Red Acrylic Paint
White Acrylic Paint 
Cobalt Blue Acrylic Paint 
Dark Brown Acrylic Paint 
Silver Brads
Paint Brushes
Sanding Block 
Wire Cutters
Hot Glue

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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!
  • 1 Paint pallet & star

    Paint wood pallet and wood star with watered down ddark brown paint. Allow to dry. 

  • 2 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. 

  • 3 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. 

  • 4 Glue together

    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.