12/31 | DIY Marquee Star

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Christmas is only a few weeks away! Everyones looking for good last minute holiday gift ideas, and what better way to save some money than DIY! Today we’re making a project that is ideal for a quick gift idea for a teen in your family. It’s a DIY Marquee Star that took us just under a hour to create. You can personalize it any way you’d like by painting it a coordinating color to match any space! Continue reading down below to learn how to make it yourself!

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tan_edit_bcb_0115_november-28-2016Supplies: Wooden star | Marquee Lights | A Drill and Bit | Americana Decor Metallic Rose Gold | Paint Brush | Velcro Strip

 

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Step 1 :  Mark and drill holes for your marquee lights to be inserted.tan_edit_bcb_0150_november-28-2016tan_edit_bcb_0166_november-28-2016
Step 2 : Paint the star with a few coats of Americana Decor Metallics Rose Gold, and allow to dry.tan_edit_bcb_0174_november-28-2016tan_edit_bcb_0178_november-28-2016
Step 3 : Insert the bulbs into the tops of the holes, and feed the lights through the bottom of the star.tan_edit_bcb_0182_november-28-2016
Step 4 : Velcro the battery pack onto the back of the star, hang and enjoy!
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Who wouldn’t want one of these fun marquee shapes? You can also make your own marquee letters following the same tutorial. I hope you get inspired to get onboard with this trend and cannot wait to see what you decide to create.

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