Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Gift Wrapped Reading Wall Letters

diy wall letters

I been wanting to do a reading wall for my sibling's bedroom for a while now but pushed the idea off to the side to tackle other things around the house. Now that one wall is complete need of decor I figured it was time to start giving that wall some life. Starting with the letters, the wall needs some word that will go above the book shelves. I wanted the word to be R-E-A-D (makes sense right.) but due to the lack of letter D I had to think of another word and chose the word L-E-A-R-N.

I bought these letters for $2.00 each at Dollarama.

Supplies:
Wooden Letters
Cardboard 
Gift Paper
Clear Glue
Paint Brush
Scissors
Glue Gun 


I thought this poke dotted gift paper would look very cute on the letters. It cost me $1.25 at Dollarama.


Cut the gift paper into a square. The square should be larger than the letter. 


Use the clear glue to add the gift paper to both sides then add more to any exposed sections.



Use the clear glue to flatten any gift paper sticking out. 



Once it is dry, use the glue gun to glue the letter to the cardboard. Mine came with the letter so I didn't need to buy any. 


Repeat the process again with the other letters. 


To hang it on the wall, use mounting strips. I bought mine for $1.25 at Dollarama.


Take the double sided strips and place one on the cardboard and then stick it on the wall.


Once done all the letters you have yourself a cute word.



Stay tune for the reveal of the reading wall. 

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12 comments:

  1. Hi there! Visiting from Treasure Box Tuesday. This is so adorable. I love the paper you chose. I haven't been able to find any wooden letters I like, but the ones you found are great! Thanks so much for sharing!

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    1. Thank you Ash! Not sure if they have a Dollarama where you live but if not there is always Micheals. I hope you continue to stop by and visit :)

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  2. That is a beautiful idea! Thanks for stopping in!

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  3. What a wonderful idea to dress up a wall, I love that you used wrapping paper, you can match any decor that way. I will have to try this in my cookie room, I have a wall that is totally naked. Pinning now. Thank you for joining us at Party in Your PJs, we hope to see you at the party again tonight!

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    1. I am happy that you like it and that I inspired you to create one for your cookie room. See you at the party!

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  4. Very cute idea Shanice! Thanks again for sharing at SYS!
    XO Barbara

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    1. Your welcome Barbara :) see you at the next party :)

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  5. Fun idea. Wrapping paper gives you so many possibilities. Thanks for sharing at the #HomeMattersParty - we love partying with you! Hope to see you next Friday. :)

    ~Lorelai
    Life With Lorelai

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    1. I agree Lorelai, See you at the next party.

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  6. You are so creative. I would never think to do something this awesome. Thanks for linking up and sharing with us at Funtastic Friday. Please join us again this week.

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    1. You are too sweet Sherry, thank you :)

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