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String Art Map

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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Canvas Panel, 10" x 10"
Item #12752
Wood canvas panels are perfect for a variety of project types including decoupage and painting. Wood panels offer a solid surface to paint on and are simple to hang and display.

$5.99

FolkArt ® Chalkboard Multi-Surface Paint - Black, 8 oz.
Item #2651
Now you can create a chalkboard writing surface on wood, terra cotta, glass, ceramic, metal, fabric and other materials. FolkArt ® Chalkboard Paint is great for decorating furniture, party favors or gifts. Chalkboard Paint is easy to use—simply brush on, let dry and condition with chalk! Paint is waterbased and non-toxic.

$7.49

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - White Adirondack, 8 oz.
Item #34150
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is an ultra-matte chalk finish acrylic paint that requires minimal surface prep, is easy to distress and can be layered and sanded to give you a perfect aged look and feel. FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is great for furniture, cabinets, walls, decorative glass, metal and more.

$7.99

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Tuscan Red, 8 oz.
Item #34994
FolkArt Home Décor Chalk is an ultra-matte chalk finish acrylic paint that requires minimal surface prep, is easy to distress and can be layered and sanded to give you a perfect aged look and feel. FolkArt Home Décor Chalk is great for furniture, cabinets, walls, decorative glass, metal and more.

$7.99

Plaid ® Brush Sets - Foam Brush Set of 4
Item #44246
Handy foam brushes are the perfect size for a variety of craft projects, including varnishing, basecoating and more. For use with waterbased finishes and paints only.

$0.89

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Detail Brush Set, 10 pc.
Item #44278
With ten different sizes included, this detail set has the perfect brush for your tole painting project.

$5.99

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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

Other Supplies
Transfer paper for dark surface
Yarn in red; white; blue colors
Large eye needle
White chalk
Adhesive dots
Pattern for lettering

Instructions

  1. Use the foam brush to paint the square panel with two coats of Black Chalkboard Paint. Follow directions on the container. Use the white chalk to prime the surface.
  2. Use the transfer paper to transfer the pattern onto the wood panel.
  3. Use the liner brush and the white chalk paint to paint the words "Land That I."
  4. Use the round brush and the red chalk paint to paint the heart.
  5. Use the yarn and the large eye needle to stitch the flag. A cross stitch was used for the stars and field of blue. Half stitches were used for the red and white stripes.
  6. Use the adhesive dots to attach the map to the panel.
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