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Make a magical room divider with twigs and twinkling lights!
Make a room divider with your leftover Christmas tree lights and bare twigs from the back yard.

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  • How to make a room divider. Twinkling Branches Room Divider - Step 1
    Step 1

    6 - 24" long 1"x3" pine boards
    6 - 60" long 1"x3" pine boards
    24 -1 1/4" wood screws
    18 - 3/4" wood screws
    Drill
    4 - 2" long hinges
    Thick galvanized wire
    Wire cutters
    Americana Decor Chalky Finish in Rustic and Serene
    Paintbrush
    Wax
    Sanding block
    12 - 60" long branches

  • How to make a room divider. Twinkling Branches Room Divider - Step 2
    Step 2

    Create four 24" x 60" frames by connecting each corner with two 1 1/4" long wood screws
    Connect the frames together using the 2" long hinges
    *make sure that the frames are in a zigzag pattern
    Drill three screws on the top and bottom of each frame leaving 1/4" sticking out

  • How to make a room divider. Twinkling Branches Room Divider - Step 3
    Step 3

    Attach the galvanized wire around the 3/4" screws from top to bottom
    on each of the three frames
    *You will be attaching the branches to these wires
    Paint the edges of the room divider with the Rustic Chalky Finish paint
    *You can be messy with this color
    When dry, rub wax over the Rustic paint
    Paint the entire room divider in the Serene Chalky Finish and let dry

  • Step 4

    Watch the video tutorial here:

  • How to make a room divider. Twinkling Branches Room Divider - Step 5
    Step 5

    Sand the edges of the room divider to expose the Rustic color underneath and to give the room divider a shabby chic/antique feel
    Cut about 30 - 5" long pieces of wire
    Attach the branches to the wire that was stretched from the top to the bottom
    of each frame of the divider
    *Clip the branches that extend over the edges
    Wrap the white Christmas tree lights around the branches and plug in!

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MissDarkMark
MissDarkMark · Workington, England, GB · 27 projects
This is amazing.. i love it.
Mark Montano
Mark Montano · 357 projects
Glad you like it Miss Dark....it took a while to figure out, but I'm pretty happy with it.
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susie
susie · Glasgow, Scotland, GB · 154 projects
Very, very beautiful Happy
Mark Montano
Mark Montano · 357 projects
Thanks Susie!
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