This video tutorial shows how to create a lighted american flag using christmas lights!
I used incandescent lights, or mini lights, for this project. Here are the links to the ones I used, if you’re interested:
Time needed: >1 hour
- light sets (above)
- plastic board (such as an old campaign sign)
- screwdriver or something else to make holes in the board
- electrical tape
If you have leftover lights, just tape them or tie them to the back of the board.
**Disclaimer: Due to the nature of this project, I would recommend only placing this decoration outdoors. Don’t leave it unattended (when it’s plugged in) for long periods of time – always keep an eye on it, and unplug it if no one will be home. If you can, use led lights, as they get less hot. **