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Easy DIY Patriotic Wreath

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Make a patriotic wreath with nautical style with just a few simple supplies. Anchors away!
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Supplies

Mod Podge ® 3 Piece Silicone Finger Caps
Item #12958
Use these little finger caps to press objects to your surface when you are using a hot glue gun. They'll keep burns away and won't leave finger prints in your decoupage glue. Best of all, Mod Podge washes right off, so you don't have to worry about having messy caps.

$5.49

Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - Clear Sea Glass
Item #24886
Use Mod Melts to create custom embellishments for crafting projects that can be decorated with craft paint. Each package contains sixteen 10" long mini melts.

$7.99

Mod Podge ® Mod Melter
Item #24888
The Mod Melter is a unique new shaped tool to use specifically with Mod Molds and Mod Melts. Hold the tool above the molds and fill them with ease! You can also use the Mod Melter as an all-purpose glue gun to make everything from molded embellishments to home décor, paper crafts, and more!

$24.99

Mod Podge ® Hard Coat, 8 oz.
Item #CS11245
The Mod Podge ® formula for projects that need that added durable finish. Dries hard and clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

$8.29

Other Supplies
Styrofoam wreath base
Rope
Wood anchor shape
Scrapbok paper
Pencil
Scissors
2 Mini flags

Instructions

  1. Using a Mod Melter and Sea Glass Melt sticks, hot glue the rope around the wreath base.  Wear Finger Caps to prevent burns.
  2. Trace the wood anchor onto the back of scrapbook paper. Cut out the anchor shape. Apply a coat of Mod Podge to the top-side of the anchor.  Apply Mod Podge to the back of the paper that was cut for the anchor.  Position the paper onto the anchor.  Smooth the paper with your fingers to remove any air bubbles.  Allow to dry.  Top-coat with a layer or two of Mod Podge.  Allow for dry time in between coats.
  3. Make a hanger from rope and loop it through the hole on the anchor and around the top of the wreath.
  4. Using the Mod Melter and Sea Glass Melts, attach the anchor and two flags to the wreath.  Allow to cool and hang!
  • TIP: Customize it!  Skip the anchor and use a letter instead.
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