Southern Adoornments Decor

Learn To Paint
Door Hangers!

DIY door hangers and porch decor

Tamara Bennett founder of Southern Adoornments Decor

Teaching others how to paint and turn their hobby into a business.​

I am a marine wife, mother of three, crafter, and businesswoman. That last word feels a little funny to say out loud.

I started this business while my husband was on deployment in Afghanistan. I invited women into my house for a night of crafting once a month—to save my sanity.

At the time, I did not realize I was planting the seeds for starting a business.

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Tamara with DecoArt Americana Paints

Want to know what colors I always have on hand?

I’ve made a printable list of my favorite DecoArt paints just for you!

Tamara Bennett holding a paint brush and egg carton

5 Tips for Starting a Door Hanger Business

Maybe you’ve been painting for a while or you just recently fell in love with door hangers and have decided to start a door hanger business. Regardless of where you find yourself on the spectrum, I want to take some time to encourage you and provide you with some simple tips for starting a door hanger business.

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Tamara Bennett at Lowe's choosing door hanger wood

Which Type of Wood to Use When Cutting Door Hangers

When I was starting my business, there was a big learning curve in choosing which products were the best to use and which I should avoid. I wish so badly that I could’ve had someone to steer me in the right direction as I was starting out, but since I didn’t, I want to be that person for you!

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Tamara Bennett holding a Christmas lantern door hanger attachment

Painting a Christmas Lantern Wreath Attachment

Nothing gets you in the Christmas spirit quite like painting a festive door hanger! This Christmas Lantern door hanger is no exception. While the original template shows this lantern with a magnolia, I am going to be painting it with a poinsettia. I can’t wait for you to paint with me!

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