Wildflower Swag
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Wildflower Swag

A decorative drapery rod with bunches of dried flowers dresses up any garden-themed room.

Designed by Genevieve Sterbenz, courtesy of Krylon®.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: Yes
 
 
 
 
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Krylon® Indoor Outdoor Primer

 

Material List

  • Krylon® Indoor/Outdoor Primer - White
  • Krylon® Indoor/Outdoor Paint - Kahki
  • Raffia
  • Dried Flower Bunches
  • Decorative Iron Drapery Rod
  • Drop Cloth
  • Sandpaper, 220 Grit
  • Tack Cloth
 

Project Instructions

Place decorative rod on the flat work surface covered with drop cloth.

Apply 2 light coats of primer. Let dry completely and sand lightly between coats. Wipe away dust with tack cloth.

Apply 2 to 3 light coats of khaki. Let dry completely between coats.

When completely dry, tie bunches of dried flowers to rod with raffia and hang on wall.

Tips

The more time spent in preparation, the better the results.


If possible, suspending the fixture so that all surfaces are free and accessible makes the painting easier.