Firecracker Centerpiece

Firecracker Centerpiece


1. Drill 4 holes in the top of the lumber. Drill the holes about 1 inch deep.

Drill 4 holes

2. Paint and stencil a patriotic design on all 4 sides and the top of the lumber.

Paint and stencil

3. Cut 2-3 inch pieces of rope.

4. Torch the ends of the rope.

Torch rope

5. Hot glue and insert the rope into the drilled holes to create the firecracker flames.

Hot glue rope

6. Using the hot glue gun add rope details around the base.

Add rope details

7. Lightly burn the rope for a vintage effect.

Lightly burn rope

Completed "firecracker"

What You'll Need


Detail Pen Torch

Product Info


Detail Torch

Product Info


  • 4inch x 4inch Lumber cut to various lengnths
  • Drill
  • Rope
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Milk Paint in Red, White, and Blue
  • Star Stencil