Chippy Window American Flag

       I love when I'm driving down the road and I see something I just have to have! 

Chippy Window American Flag


This was it for me today... this old chippy window was actually a double pane window but part of the wood was rotted so I cut it down to one window. 

Being the Fourth of July 🇺🇸 and how much I love to make flags, this project was an easy pick for a project. 

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I began by using masking tape to tape off the stripes of a flag. I'm working on the back of the window. 

Painting a flag on a Chippy Window American Flag

I gave each color a couple of coats. If you hold it up to a light the color looks streaky but putting it against a wall, the paint is quite opaque. 

Once I had the taped off white stripes, the rest was easy. I hand painted the red stripes, the white paint kept the lines sharp.

I stenciled a white star into the field then when it dried,  painted the field blue right over the star. 

Creating an American flag on a chippy old window

I didn't need to even touch the chippy wood because the patina was perfect! 

I added an old rusty chain to the top to hang it from the fence. You can visit my fence hanger story to find out more about hanging decor on a fence. 

Creating an American flag on a chippy window


The green table (with the very dry plants) was another past 
DIY project on Homeroad. 


Painting an American flag on a chippy window


It looks great hanging out by the repurposed lamp shade planter too!


Painting an American flag on a chippy window for Fourth of July

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .