O Holy Night Banner video
O Holy Night Banner
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Add a touch of heaven and nature to your home this Christmas with the O Holy Night Banner made from a wood branch.

In this Creative Living episode brought to you by Annie's Creative Studio, owner of Marty's Musings.net Marty Walden demonstrates the steps to make this picture-perfect farmhouse-style banner.

In this episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Use a found wood branch or pre-cut wood slices.
  • Season the painted surface to avoid ghosting.
  • Vary how you string the wood slices based on where you'll display the banner.
  • Craft the O Holy Night Banner
  • Thick length of log (preferably dried out)
  • Saw
  • Drill
  • 1/4" drill bit
  • Sandpaper
  • Black chalkboard paint
  • Artist brush
  • White chalk
  • Paper towel
  • Jute