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Reclaimed Wood USA Patriotic Red White and Blue Sign!

 Reclaimed Wood USA Patriotic Red White and Blue Sign!
I'm excited to be part of Sugar Bee Crafts Red, White and Blue craft series!
I love Patriotic decor--I hardly have any!
I needed some patriotic decor for the front porch.
I had these U.S.A. letters from shopping at Pinner's conference a couple years ago.
They've just been sitting in my craft room for much too long.
This was just the kick I needed to get these up for the summer!

You will need:
USA letters
Fence panel pieces (or a pallet)
Red, white and blue paint
E6000 glue
I painted the U red, the S white and the A blue.
Let the paint dry completely.
Then use a nail file to gently sand the edges.
I got some old fence wood and cut 4 pieces into 40 inch strips.
Then I took 2 14 inch pieces and tacked them behind to hold it all in place.
Just like constructing a pallet.
No sanding or messing with it after assembling, I love the bleached and rough wood.
 Then I arranged the letters and used a pencil to gently mark where the letters go.
 Since my pallet is uneven, it only touches the letters on half.
So I put E6000 on the half that touches the wood pallet.
 Then glue them all in place.  I used some Mod Podge bottles to apply pressure while they dried.
I used E6000 because I know it will be outdoors in the weather.
 Once dry, the sign is ready to display!
I love it!
 It's perfect patriotic decor for the front porch!  I love the rustic and polished combo.
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