Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Modge Podge Name Letters

I had so much fun doing these! We have a fantastic wood store locally - The Wood Connection - I bought the unfinished letters there. They have a great variety of sizes and fonts. I'm positive I went with this font because I simply could not RESIST the adorable curly "i" dot.

I sanded and sealed the wood first (not sure if you actually have to do that). Then I picked out the paper I wanted to use and matched the paint to it. I traced the letter on the backside of the paper and cut it out...it took a little bit of fussing to get it just right. I painted each letter, and then used Modge Podge to apply the paper. I thought this floral pattern was just so sweet...
And I'm a sucker for polka dots...
For the "f" I just painted it brown and highlighted the edges with pink...
I love these stripes! They remind me of an ice cream shop...
And I certainly couldn't live without this pink and white damask pattern...
Finished it off with pink and white polka dot ribbon tied it together with chocolate grosgrain.
I keep thinking I should add a cute flower somewhere...and maybe a button or something. Maybe one of these days!


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22 comments:

Annie said...

CUTE!!!!!

Yukiko said...

I <3 Mod Podge! These are so so cute and so so easy. I'm so gonna do this someday, after I've got a few projects out of my way. I'll send you pics when I do.

rita jean said...

That is so very cute!!! Very girly!!!! I like!!!! :)

Kim @ It's a Crafty Life said...

Love these letters, you did such a good job on them! Found you through Born Again Crafter & I'm a new follower. :-)

Brynn said...

Wood connection? I haven't heard of this store. I looked everywhere for letters for Lola's room and finally settled on some "ok" ones. Darn it, I love the letters you found, but am too lazy to paint again ;) But next time I have a craft idea I am just going to run it by you first :)

gatheredinthekitchen.com said...

These are gorgeous! Last week I made a modge podge sign with paper letters, however, I wasn't in love with the final product so I painted wooden cut out letters (much better).

Did you use anything other than modge podge to stick the paper to the wood? Also, did you paint the painted part of the letter with the modge podge/how much modge podge? (my email is: gatheredinthekitchen@yahoo.com)

Thanks! Again, these letters are sooo pretty!

Marnie said...

What a crafty devil you are! I just love your choice of colours and great eye for pattern. I have three boys, so pink in usually not in our colour schemes, but I loved looking at yours!
x Marnie

Allison @ House of Hepworths said...

You've been featured at my Hookin Up with HoH party! this week! Congratulations. :)

Please feel free to stop by and grab a button if you'd like.

~Allison @ House of Hepworths

dailymoos said...

These are adorable! I have the same paper that you put on your S; I bought it thinking of my daughter, but not sure what to do with it. Thank you for the inspiration! (I found you via House of Hepworths, by the way.)

Santa's Gift Shoppe and Ideas said...

Love this to death!!! You did a beautiful job. I know my readers would love them too. Please join us for our blog hops each week. Mon & Wed we have 2 different ones which go on pretty much the whole week. I think you would be a featured guest if you entered!! I just love them. Barb

Santa's Gift Shoppe and Ideas said...

Sorry...forgot to tell you I'm a sucker for polka dots too! You should check out my reupholstered kitchen chairs for $1.25 each...black/white polka dots! LOL
Barb

Sarah said...

super cute! I wish they weren't just a Utah store!

Debbie said...

I love the choice of colors that you're doing the room in. Love the pink polka dotted o lol. and the message board in the other post is fabby too!!

Debbie said...

I love the choice of colors that you're doing the room in. Love the pink polka dotted o lol. and the message board in the other post is fabby too!!

VitaGirl said...

That's IT! I'm changin the kid's name to Sophia! LOVE those letters! Great job!

Nicolette @ Momnivore's Dilemma said...

Sofia is one lucky girl. Those letters are darling. You need to sell those!!!


If you have a moment tonight I'd love for you to share this with my readers: Creative Juice Thursday Party @ Momnivore's Dilemma. Party starts at 8 CST. Hope to see you there!

Judy said...

I'm not sure which letter I like the most...they are all so beautiful. I am your latest follower. I would love for you to come and check out my blog and follow me back at www.diybydesign.blogspot.com. Thanks so much.

Nicolette @ Momnivore's Dilemma said...

So glad you linked Sofia's letters up to Creative Juice Thursday!

Thanks!

Nicolette @ Momnivore's Dilemma said...

Going to be featuring this project this week at Creative Juice Thursday. Stop by and pick up a Freshly Featured Button!

Stef said...

Adorable!!! I miss living by the Wood Connection ;( I just might have to take a road trip!
Stef
itsallinmyheadstefsblog.blogspot.com

Tamie said...

it's perfect just the way that it is! so very adorable! modge podge sure is a girl's best friend, isn't it?!?!
linking from creative crate!

Bose said...

beautiful and evocative post
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