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

Directions

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.
by Mary Ayres

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/4279/b87652ea-4911-4918-a925-2ad90041ae2d.pdf



Painted Rusty Knob Hanger
Painted Rusty Knob Hanger