12/31 | DIY Marquee Star

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!

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


Step 1 :  Mark and drill holes for your marquee lights to be inserted.
Step 2 : Paint the star with a few coats of Americana Decor Metallics Rose Gold, and allow to dry.
Step 3 : Insert the bulbs into the tops of the holes, and feed the lights through the bottom of the star.
Step 4 : Velcro the battery pack onto the back of the star, hang and enjoy!

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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