10 Ways to Show Your American Pride

10 American Pride Projects

Next week, we have a big event coming up here in America. It’s America’s birthday, otherwise known as the 4th of July! You know I love to show off my American spirit with crafts and other patriot-themed projects. I just didn’t realize how many red-white-and-blue crafts I’ve posted over the years to celebrate life in the US of A….until I started rounding them up this morning. Just in case you need a few ideas for joining in the celebration of America, this week, here are 10 Ways to show Your American Pride made by myself and my talented contributors. Enjoy!

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Paint Stir Stick Projects

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Paint sticks come free when you purchase a gallon or a 5-gallon bucket of paint at any home improvement store.  If you can’t grab some for free you can always purchase 1/2″ x 2 strips of pine in the lumbar section, as well, which is comparable to the 5-gallon stir sticks you get at the {…Read More…}





Indiana Love Sign {Paint Stick Project}

Indiana state sign DIY

Back in September I hosted a State Pride Tour with a bunch of other DIY bloggers.  It was seriously so much fun creating a project that culminates the place you call home.  I decided to tackle another Indiana project that honors Indiana farming.  One of the main crops in Indiana is soybeans.  In fact Indiana ranks 4th overall in soybean production.  Did you know that Plaid makes Soy paint?  My guess is – many of those beans came right here from my great state.

Indiana state sign DIY

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HomeRight Paint Sticks

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Painting a room is probably one of my least favorite things to do when it comes to DIY projects.  It is just so monotonous and usually, in my case, messy.  I am always looking for ways to make it more efficient and cleaner.  Of course, a high quality paint goes a long way in making it easier.  However, I have found a tool that makes the rolling go faster.  Painters will tell you that dipping the roller back into the rolling tray is about 1/3 of your time.  What if you could eliminate the back and forth?  Well HomeRight has come up with a handy dandy invention to do just that.

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