Dollar Tree Craft Stick Uncle Sam Gnome

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Show your patriotic spirit with a Dollar Tree Craft Stick Uncle Sam Gnome. Using jumbo sticks, wooden star shapes, and a mop from Dollar Tree, create this quick and easy Uncle Sam Gnome with the kiddos in just 30 minutes. I love showing my love for the stars and stripes year-round instead of just during the traditional holidays.

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How to Make an Uncle Sam Gnome with Dollar Tree Supplies

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Here’s what you need to make an Uncle Sam Gnome:

Here’s how to create a Dollar Tree Gnome:

STEP ONE

To begin the Dollar Tree Craft Stick Uncle Sam Gnome, gather all supplies. To create Uncle Sam’s hat, basecoat three jumbo wooden sticks with Santa Red Americana acrylic craft paint, two jumbo wooden sticks with Titanium White acrylic craft paint, and two jumbo sticks with Victorian Blue Americana acrylic craft paint. Let dry, and apply a second coat, if necessary. Using scissors, trim one blue and one unpainted jumbo craft stick to the width of the hat and assemble with a glue gun and glue sticks. NOTE: You can use liquid craft glue for this project, but you will have to wait for it to dry.

STEP TWO

Basecoat three wooden stars with Titanium White acrylic craft paint. Let dry, and apply a second coat, if necessary. TIP: Attach small wooden shapes to your work surface with a circle of scotch tape on the back so they stay put while painting.

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STEP THREE

Cut approximately 24 individual strings from the cotton mop head with scissors. This mop has enough strings that you can make at least 3-4 gnomes.

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STEP FOUR

Flip the Uncle Sam hat over and attach 12 cotton mop head strings along the base of the bottom wooden stick with a glue gun and glue sticks. Glue 12 additional cotton mop head strings on a second layer.

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STEP FIVE

To finish the Dollar Tree Craft Stick Uncle Sam Gnome, flip the hat back over and attach the wooden ball to Uncle Sam’s beard with a glue gun and glue sticks to create the gnome part of this project. Glue the three wooden stars onto the hat band. Using a paintbrush and a dabbing motion, add the DecoArt Galaxy Glitter Clear Ice Comet to the three wooden stars to add some additional sparkle to those stars and stripes. Dabbing this heavily-loaded glitter acrylic medium onto the wooden stars allows for maximum coverage. Set aside to allow the glitter to dry.

Quick and Easy Dollar Tree Craft Stick Gnome

Create this patriotic Dollar Store Uncle Sam Gnome to work on shapes, cutting, color, and counting with the kiddos. Make learning FUN! Add names with a marker to create fun place cards for the Fourth of July dinner. Perfect to make for family, friends, co-workers, or a thoughtful hostess gift. Your family and friends will never know how quick and easy this trendy Dollar Tree Uncle Sam Gnome was to create!

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Too busy to make this Dollar Tree Uncle Sam Gnome right now? Pin it for later!  I’d love for you to pin this project to your favorite craft board on Pinterest and then it’ll be waiting for you when you’re ready.

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