Paint

Painted Rusty Knob Hanger

By  Mary Ayres 

  • Painted Rusty Knob Hanger

Materials

  • Recycled wooden blocks, 4-1/2”x5-3/4” (any thickness), two
  • Recycled old door knobs, two
  • Rusty tin wire
  • Americana Acrylic Paints (DecoArt): Calico Red; Sapphire; Cool Neutral; Mississippi Mud

Tools

  • American Painter paintbrushes (Loew-Cornell): Filbert, Series 4500, #10; Round, Series 4000, #1, #4; Liner, Series 4350, #1
  • Graphite Transfer Paper (Loew-Cornell)
  • Wire cutters
  • Rough sand paper
  • Electric drill with 1/8” bit
  • Pliers

Pattern - Painted Rusty Knob Hanger

  • Red Flower Hanger
  • 1. Drill holes in top corners of wood block for hanger and two holes approximately 1/2" apart in center to attach knob.
  • 2. Paint block Cool Neutral. Print and cut out pattern. Transfer or freehand outline of flower design on block. Paint flower Calico Red. Let dry. Sand block to distress paint.
  • 3. Paint dots at tips of petals and indentations between petals with Sapphire. Let dry.
  • 4. Transfer flower center on door knob. Paint: flower center Sapphire; lines coming out from center and large dots around edge of painted center Cool Neutral; medium dots in center of design and at ends of petal lines Calico Red; dotted lines between petal lines and large dots at ends of dotted lines Calico Red. Let dry.
  • 5. Insert 6" wire length through holes in bottom of knob and hole in center of wood block and twist ends together in back. Trim wire ends.
  • 6. Insert ends of 13" wire length through holes in top of wood block with ends in front. Bend wire ends into loops to secure hanger. Shape hanger over block.
  • Neutral Flower Hanger
  • 1. Drill holes in top corners of wooden block for hanger and two holes approximately 1/2" apart in center to attach knob.
  • 2. Paint block Sapphire. Transfer or freehand outline of flower design on block. Paint flower Cool Neutral. Let dry. Sand block to distress paint.
  • 3. Paint three dots at tips of petals with Calico Red. Let dry.
  • 4. Transfer flower center on door knob. Paint: flower center Calico Red; petal lines coming out from center and dots around edge of painted center Sapphire; dot in center of design, at ends of petal lines, and around edge of knob Cool Neutral. Let dry.
  • 5. Follow Steps 5 and 6 from Red Flower Hanger.