Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque

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Good Morning y’all!  Today I have partnered up with Walnut Hollow and created a Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque with their Basswood Country Plaque along with my favorite Tombow USA.  I love the live edges that this plaque has!

Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque created with Tombow Dual Brush Pens by Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #tombowdualbrushpens #handlettered #handlettering #flag #patriotic #woodcraft

Hand Lettered Pledge of Allegiance American Flag

Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque created with Tombow Dual Brush Pens by Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #tombowdualbrushpens #handlettered #handlettering #flag #patriotic #woodcraft

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Here’s what you will need to create a Hand Lettered American Flag:

Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque created with Tombow Dual Brush Pens by Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #tombowdualbrushpens #handlettered #handlettering #flag #patriotic #woodcraft

Here's How to Hand Letter and American Flag Plaque with Dual Brush Pens:

STEP ONE:

Create a sketch on a plain piece of paper.  To get the correct size, I laid the plaque on a piece of plain paper and then measured from the edges. Transfer the sketch onto the plaque using MONO J Drawing Pencil 2H grade. The star field is 4″ long by 3″ tall and each stripe is 1″ tall. I also sketched in the words to the Pledge of Allegiance in the three “white” stripes.

Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque created with Tombow Dual Brush Pens by Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #tombowdualbrushpens #handlettered #handlettering #flag #patriotic #woodcraft

STEP TWO:

Using the MONO Drawing Pen 05, I hand-lettered the Pledge of Allegiance and then went back over each word to make the down strokes a bit thicker.

Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque created with Tombow Dual Brush Pens by Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #tombowdualbrushpens #handlettered #handlettering #flag #patriotic #woodcraft

STEP THREE:

Carefully color in the blue field with Dual Brush Pen 555 and then blend away the lines and imperfections with the colorless blender N00. This step fills the color into the grain of the wood, gives a stained appearance, and then dries instantly.

Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque created with Tombow Dual Brush Pens by Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #tombowdualbrushpens #handlettered #handlettering #flag #patriotic #woodcraft

STEP FOUR:

Color in the red stripes with Dual Brush Pen 856. This red showed fewer lines, so I did not use the colorless blender. Be careful where the blue and red Dual Brush Pens meet, so you do not have any unwanted bleeding.

Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque created with Tombow Dual Brush Pens by Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #tombowdualbrushpens #handlettered #handlettering #flag #patriotic #woodcraft

STEP FIVE:

Cut twenty (20) of the small paper flowers from their wire stems with scissors and then attach to the blue field with MONO Multi XL Liquid Glue.

Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque created with Tombow Dual Brush Pens by Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #tombowdualbrushpens #handlettered #handlettering #flag #patriotic #woodcraft

STEP SIX:

Once the flowers were attached, I didn’t care for how stark white they were compared to the warm color of the wooden plaque, so I tinted them! Apply Dual Brush Pen 020 on the Tombow Blending Palette, add water and then paint a small amount on each flower, giving them an aged effect.

Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque created with Tombow Dual Brush Pens by Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #tombowdualbrushpens #handlettered #handlettering #flag #patriotic #woodcraft
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I hope you have enjoyed my Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque and that you will be inspired to create your very own hand lettering project!

Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque created with Tombow Dual Brush Pens by Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #tombowdualbrushpens #handlettered #handlettering #flag #patriotic #woodcraft

And if you liked this patriotic Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque craft check out my tutorial on How to Create a Patriotic Felt, Ribbon and Lace Flag OR how to create an Upcycled Patriotic Blue Jean Banner!

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Too busy to make this 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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6 thoughts on “Hand Lettered American Flag Plaque

  • July 3, 2021 at 10:01 pm
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    You are quite creative, love your imagination!

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    • July 4, 2021 at 8:27 am
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      Thank you so very much, Kim! Have a wonderful week!

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  • July 6, 2021 at 7:03 pm
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    Lovely but missing important word “indivisible’” between under god and with liberty.

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    • July 7, 2021 at 11:34 am
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      Yes, I was in a hurry and never double-checked my words or spelling. BIG lesson learned, Jane!

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