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My friend and I made these a couple weeks ago, and they were so fun!
First we had some plywood cut down to 12×12′s. Lowe’s will do this for you. Then I painted a few white stripes. If you wanted to tape them off for a “perfect” line you could do that as well.
Next I painted my red stripes, and distressed around the edges a little.
After the paint was dry we laid down the vinyl. It’s a lot easier to push down with a credit card.
Slowly peel away, and admire your beautiful art!
                I think my 4th of July display is now complete! There isn’t even room
 for a bowl of m&m’s….
Jamielyn Nye is the owner and managing editor of I Heart Nap Time. She aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. Her unique projects have been featured on many popular websites, including: BHG, Martha Stewart, Fox, ABC, People, Parents and more. When she’s not creating . . . Jamielyn loves to chase her two little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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32 Responses to “4th of July Subway Art”

  1. Staci J

    This is really cute!! I love your patriotic display too!!
    Visiting from justsewsassy.com

  2. Mauri

    love love love your cute decorations! I wanted to come to your craft night but I really don't have a place for any of that yet. Maybe when I'm married :) And there's ALWAYS room for a bowl of candy ;)

  3. LaKeta

    Totally in love with this project and your entire 4th display…love the shade of blue you did your star and candlesticks in…perfection!


  4. The Answer Is Chocolate

    Your entire display is so lovely! I especially love this project.

  5. Kelley

    Awesome~ I have to give this a try…. looks so fun and easy… two of my favorite things.

  6. emmy-pie lovely . . .

    that's really cute! and i love your 4th of july display table, so festive!!

  7. Diane

    You did a great job. Everything is soooo cute!

    I have an award for you. You can find it over at my blog.

    Sending big crafty hugz, Diane

  8. ellie g

    I almost can't like it…because I'm jealous of the vinyl…but I'm putting my pettiness aside to say. It's DARLING. (of course) I love all the fonts. Such great choices. Yay!

  9. Jensamom23

    Very cute! Am here from Tatertots and Jello and will be making this soon.

  10. Stephanie Lynn @Under the Table and Dreaming

    This is adorable. I love the 4th theme – so cute. Thanks so much for joining the Sunday Showcase Party – I greatly apprecite it. Hope you have a wonderful week! ~ Stephanie Lynn

  11. linda @ CraftaholicsAnonymous

    Cute! So festive! Thanks for joining the Patriotic Parade!
    have a safe and happy 4th!

  12. ourlifeinaclick.blogspot.com

    Stopping over from Wkend Wrap up. I love this idea! I love to decorate patriotically over the summer. This is so cute and looks relatively cheap and easy!!


  13. Dee

    How unique! Love how you painted your board red and white and added the vinyl. I love seeing how everyone comes comes up with ideas on subway art! deesdailynews.com

  14. sandy

    I clicked on the “HERE” button but this is the message I received
    This blog is open to invited readers only
    It doesn’t look like you have been invited to read this blog. If you think this is a mistake, you might want to contact the blog author and request an invitation.

    I so wanted to check out the link …. love your subway art.