Making country home decor crafts for your living room is a great way to change your style without spending a fortune. This article will provide you with detailed instructions on creating country themed home decor crafts for your living room.
Pressed Foliage Lamp
A country themed home decor craft that is easy to create is a pressed foliage lamp. For this craft you will need pressed flowers and leaves. You will also need a lamp base, a lamp shade, collage glue, a paintbrush, water, a cup and clear protective spray. If the base of the lamp is not an appropriate country color or style, try painting it in warm, muted color.
To start this craft decide where you would like to place the pressed flowers or leaves. Make tiny marks with a pencil if you are having trouble remembering where you want to place your items. Mix some water with the glue to make it slightly thinner. This will make the glue much easier to work with.
Then coat the underneath side of the pressed foliage with the glue using the paintbrush. Press the foliage to the correct part of the lampshade. Allow the glue to dry and spray the lampshade with the protective coating. This country themed lamp is a perfect craft to add to your home decor.
Creating country themed pillows is an easy home decor craft that can be created inexpensively. You can even use existing pillows or you can buy plain pillows at local thrift stores, flea markets and dollar stores. For this craft you will need felt or fleece in muted country colors such as mustard, navy blue, and maroon. You will also need fabric glue, chalk and scissors.
Start this craft by deciding what type of pattern you would like to create on your pillow. Stars, stripes, and flowers are great patterns to create for this country style, home decor craft. You can also cut out several shapes to give the pillow a quilted look. Then use the chalk to draw the images on the felt. Cut the shapes out and glue them on to your pillow. Allow 24 hours for the glue to dry. This country style pillow is a great addition to your living room decor.
Country themed home decor is very popular. Its charm and warmth are a great addition to any home. Try these fun and easy home decor crafts to add country style to any living room.