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DIY State Pride Ornament Ideas

By: Emma Pniewski

Show your state pride by crafting an ornament of your home state!

At a Glance:

Project #15365 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Bucilla Logo
  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Stencil Brush Set, Short Handle - 34107

Number Needed: 1 $4.09
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Lettering and Detail Set - 30775

Number Needed: 1 $6.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Dimensional Magic, 2 oz. - CS11215

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz. - CS11301

Number Needed: 1 $6.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 8 oz. - 987

Number Needed: 1 $6.39
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Sky Blue, 2 oz. - 465

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Ash , 2 oz. - 2569

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Apple Red, 2 oz. - 2548

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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Bucilla ® Embroidery Pattern Sheets - Home Sweet Stitch Kit - 49191E

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

  • State wood shape
  • USA wood shape
  • Scissors
  • 1″ wood block
  • Paper towels
  • Map themed craft paper
  • Pencil
  • 3″ embroidery hoop

Instructions

USA Ornament

  1. Paint your USA wood shape with Sky Blue. Let dry.
  2. Use Ash to paint tiny travel marks on your shape. Paint a circle shape at the start of the marks and a heart at the end of your marks. See project photo for reference. Let dry.
  3. Dip one side of your wooden block in Wicker White. Wipe the excess paint on a paper towel. Drag the block on the edges of your shape. This will create a distressed effect. Let dry.
Decoupage Map Ornament
  1. Trace your state shape on the back of your map themed paper. Cut this shape out. Use Mod Podge Matte to decoupage the paper onto your state shape. Let dry.
  2. Seal the wood shape with Mod Podge Matte. Let dry.
  3. Paint a 1” heart on your wood shape with Apple Red. See project photo for reference. Let dry.
  4. Apply Dimensional Magic on your heart. Allow this to set for 1-2 hours.
Embroidered State Ornament
  1. Following the instructions given in item #49191E, "Home Sweet Stitch" Bucilla Personalized Embroidery Pattern Sheets for the state of your choice, stitch design onto embroidery hoop. 

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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