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Love America Chalkboard Map

Create this chic string art map using yarn and Folk Art paint.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Bucilla ® String Creations™ Stitch Blanks - Map, Full Grid
Item #49005
A map of the United States is the perfect blank canvas for expressing your creativity with a patriotic twist. String art is a fun, imaginative way to add a bit of flair to your home decor. This 8” piece is made of laser-cut plywood and has holes sized to accommodate floss and yarn. Perfect for both beginners and advanced stitchery enthusiasts, these String Creation blanks are a part of Bucilla’s enduring legacy of providing the tools to create meaningful, handmade keepsakes.

$5.99

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz.
Item #938
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Coffee Bean, 2 oz.
Item #940
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Other Supplies
Red Yarn
Painters Tape
Hot Glue
Framed Chalkboard
1" Flat Brush
Sandpaper
Wax Candle

Instructions

  1. Mix 2 parts water with 1 part Coffee Bean. Stain the stitchable with the mixed paint.
  2. When the stain is dry, tape off half the United States and paint the bottom half with Sky Blue.
  3. Paint the frame of the chalkboard with Licorice. When the paint is dry rub a wax candle on the areas you want distressed. Paint the frame with Skyline.
  4. Trace a heart onto the United States as shown. Stitch the heart with red yarn.
  5. Hot glue the United States to the chalkboard.
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