DIY Picket Fence Decor
I have gotten so many questions about a picket fence I bought on sale from Michaels 3 springs ago, & its no longer available. It was super cute & I really wanted another one for my spring/Easter tablescape, so I thought I would make a DIY version!
- (1) Packs of 5 Gallon Paint Sticks
- (5) Packs of 1 Gallon Paint Sticks
- Hot Glue/Gorilla Glue
- Spray Paint
Start by cutting the base for your fence out of 2 of the 5-gallon paint sticks. Make them long enough so they stick out a bit underneath a standard size plate. For me, I just cut them right under the curved part again because I wanted them pretty wide.
Once your base is cut, start at the end & attaché your first 1-gallon paint stick with hot glue. This time for a spacer I used a command strip.
Move along the entire base attaching your smaller paint sticks.
After they are all attached flip it over & measure where your last diagonal piece will go. Cut it down to size & attach it the same way.
You can spray paint the paint sticks before of after your placemat is assembled, both ways work out just fine! I made a set of six so each spot at our dinning room table would have one & I absolutely love how they turned out! Plus they cost less than $1 a piece to make so this was the perfect budget savvy project!
Head on over to the blog to see how I made a large picket fence for a centerpiece!