Twinkling Branches Room Divider

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Make a magical twinkling room divider with Christmas tree lights and bare branches from your yard. Watch the video tutorial here:

Step 1

6 - 24" long 1"x3" pine boards
6 - 60" long 1"x3" pine boards
24 -1 1/4" wood screws
18 - 3/4" wood screws
4 - 2" long hinges
Thick galvanized wire
Wire cutters
Americana Decor Chalky Finish in Rustic and Serene
Sanding block
12 - 60" long branches

Step 2

Create four 24" x 60" frames by connecting each corner with two 1 1/4" long wood screws
Connect the frames together using the 2" long hinges
*make sure that the frames are in a zigzag pattern
Drill three screws on the top and bottom of each frame leaving 1/4" sticking out

Step 3

Attach the galvanized wire around the 3/4" screws from top to bottom
on each of the three frames
*You will be attaching the branches to these wires
Paint the edges of the room divider with the Rustic Chalky Finish paint
*You can be messy with this color
When dry, rub wax over the Rustic paint
Paint the entire room divider in the Serene Chalky Finish and let dry

Step 4

Sand the edges of the room divider to expose the Rustic color underneath and to give the room divider a shabby chic/antique feel
Cut about 30 - 5" long pieces of wire
Attach the branches to the wire that was stretched from the top to the bottom
of each frame of the divider
*Clip the branches that extend over the edges
Wrap the white Christmas tree lights around the branches and plug in!

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