Decorated Wooden Cross DIY

Decorate your home and express your faith with this DIY painted cross project!

Decorated Wooden Cross DIY
Decorated Wooden Cross DIY
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Are you looking for a creative way to celebrate your faith? This Decorated Wooden Cross DIY is the place to start! This beautiful painting project is a great way to add some decor to your home that is both visually appealing and holds a deeper meaning to you and your family. Buying religious decor from a store doesn't give you the same connection as when you make something yourself, and with results this pretty, you will want to make a cross for everyone in your family!

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Main MaterialPaint

Primary TechniqueHome Decor


Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Plaid ® Painter's Palette™ Acrylic Paint - White, 2 oz.
  • Plaid ® Painter's Palette™ Acrylic Paint - Black, 2 oz.
  • Plaid ® Painter's Palette™ Acrylic Paint - Light Turquoise, 2 oz.
  • Plaid ® Painter's Palette™ Acrylic Paint - Gray, 2 oz.
  • Plaid ® Painter's Palette™ Wood Cross, 7.5" x 11"
  • Plaid ® Painter's Palette™ Angled Brush Set, 5 pcs.
  • Sandpaper
  • Painter’s tape


  1. Sand the cross.

  2. Paint the bottom layer of the cross Gray.

  3. Paint the top layer of the cross White.

  4. Cut the painter’s tape into small strips.

  5. Place the painter’s tape strips onto the White layer of the cross to make small triangular spaces, refer to photo for reference.

  6. Paint the top layer Light Turquoise over the painter’s tape strips, covering all White.

  7. Remove painter’s tape.

  8. Block edges of cross with Black.

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