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Summer Wood Crafts - Wooden Flower Chain or Garland

This cheerful flower chain will pep up your windows or glass patio door in the summer! The orange and yellow colors have a friendly summer look to them and the flowers themselves are quickly cut out and painted. If you have kids, you can cut out the pieces in advance and let them paint the flowers for you as an afternoon activity.

 

 

Summer Wood Craft Idea - Wooden Flower Garland

For this project you will need:

- 4mm plywood
- acrylic paints in orange, yellow and light brown
- sandpaper
- saw
- thin wire
- drill with 1.5 mm bit

Craft Pattern:

Bird and Flower

Bird Template (Use the flower and the round center)

Instructions:

1. Print your pattern out so that the flowers are the desired size. These flowers measure the width of the copy paper. Make your template and trace 3 flowers and 6 centers onto your plywood.
2. Saw all 9 pieces out and paint 2 of the flowers orange on all sides and 1 flower yellow.
3. Paint 4 center pieces yellow on all sides and 2 center pieces orange and let all of the pieces thoroughly dry before continuing.
4. Dry brush all of the orange edges with light brown and drybrush all of the yellow edges with orange.
5. Drill 2 holes in the top and bottom of each the top and center flower and one hole in the top of the bottom flower.
6. Insert thin wire pieces to connect the flowers to each other and to hang the chain.

Wood Craft Tutorials:

Transferring Patterns Onto Wood Tutorial

How to Transfer Patterns Onto Wood Tutorial

Scrollsaw

Scroll Saw Tutorial

Drybrushing Tutorial

Drybrushing Tutorial

 

 

More Crafts, Decorating Ideas, Projects and Templates for Summer:

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A Selection of Summer Wood Crafts

Wooden Fish and Seashells Hanging Decoration
Wooden Seagull
Welcome Sign - “Fence with Butterflies”
Bird on a Perch Decoration
Patriotic, Memorial Day or Independence Day Craft - Wooden American Welcome Sign
Patriotic Welcome Sign
Saw these Easy Wooden Flowers
Summer Craft Project - Altered Wooden Chest with Drawers
Sailor Boy Wooden Decoration
Wooden Coffee Shop Chalkboard
Wooden Country Birdhouses
Wooden Flower Chain for a Window
Wooden Flower Girl
Wooden India Elephants Decorated with Scrapbook Paper
Wooden Magnetic Flower Memo Board
Wooden Maritime Wall Decoration
Wooden Sailboat
Scrollsaw Fish

 

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