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This DIY 4th of July Door Hanger is so adorable! It’s a fun, simple DIY for Memorial Day / Independence Day / or just some painting with the kids.
I recently made a DIY Fourth of July Garland with painted stars too and they look very polished.
So for this one, I wanted to see if I could change techniques and get a more rustic feel. AND IT WORKED.
For the rest of this project, I changed as many things as I could to make it different from the last.
This rustic DIY 4th of July door hanger is such a fan favorite!
Between these two Tutorials, you can get everything I learned about making these cute Popsicle crafts.
Using large vs. small popsicle sticks.
Choose between a rustic or polished look.
Decide to do a garland or a door hanger.
Twine bow vs. rustic daisy.
Plus find out what worked best and what FAILED!
- Large Popsicle Sticks
- Red and Blue Watercolor ( Paint can be substituted )
- White Paint
- Course Paint Brush
- Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
- Twine for hanging
- rustic white daisy flower
I wanted to stain the popsicle sticks this time around so I choose to use watercolors for a different effect. I also used a real course brush NOT a watercolor brush.
Then lightly brush your popsicle sticks with a wet brush and color leaving some areas bare. I went with red mixed with a burgundy color to get a weathered red look and a blue jean color blue.
The WHITE watercolor did nothing to the popsicles so I went with an off white antique acrylic paint, watered it down a little, and again left some popsicle stick exposed.
After paint you should really see the rustic look! EKKK I was really excited!
Now Glue your sticks to stars!
After that, take (3) 4″ pieces of twine for hanging. Put a loop in the top one for hanging. Then glue the other two pieces to connect the 3 stars. Or more!
Next add your finishing detail. For this project, it was this adorable white daisy. Which really brings this little patriotic craft to life.
Make this rustic 4th of July popsicle craft for a door or wall hanger and add some rustic red, white, and blue to your holiday home decor.
AND don’t forget to check out the Fourth of July Garland for more inspiration!
Happy Crafting 🙂