Turn an Old Shutter into a Fun 4th of July Decoration

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4th of July is one my favorite holidays! I love the Parades, Picnics, Food, Fireworks and of course Decorating too! I picked up an old plastic shutter at the Garage Sale recently for $1 and decided to add it to our 4th of July Decorations.
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We added a white wicker chair, old red Coleman cooler, the Wooden Firecrackers (instructions for the Firecrackers are on my Hometalk page) and a few other items for our Front Porch Decorating.
  • turn an old shutter into a fun 4th of july decoration, patriotic decor ideas, seasonal holiday d cor
We used these simple supplies to create the Patriotic Shutter
  • turn an old shutter into a fun 4th of july decoration, patriotic decor ideas, seasonal holiday d cor
We began by spraying the whole shutter with primer.
  • turn an old shutter into a fun 4th of july decoration, patriotic decor ideas, seasonal holiday d cor
And then came the time consuming part of taping it off. But after everything was taped, the painting went quickly.
  • turn an old shutter into a fun 4th of july decoration, patriotic decor ideas, seasonal holiday d cor
We used a star stencil printed on the computer.
  • turn an old shutter into a fun 4th of july decoration, patriotic decor ideas, seasonal holiday d cor
To soften the edges a bit, I added burlap ribbon and twine.
  • turn an old shutter into a fun 4th of july decoration, patriotic decor ideas, seasonal holiday d cor
To see more detailed instructions, click on the link below.

Suggested materials for this project:

    Hoosier Homemade

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