Erin for Crafts Unleashed shows just how easy it is to create painted-dipped wall letters just like those from PB Teen. In addition to saving tons of money through DIY, you can also customize the style and color of the letters to match your style. Erin says, “Create a personal monogram or spell out an [...Read More]
Craft stores have really made it easy to create your own textural wall art by selling burlap canvases. Ariean from One Krieger Chick turned one of these panels into a pretty monogram using her Cricut, paint, and a little DIY savvy. I love this in a child’s room and think it would also be a [...Read More]
Monograms are so crazy popular that you can find them in all kinds of colors, sizes, fonts, and materials. Katie from Addicted 2 DIY created a leather monogram with a bit of a sophisticated, masculine twist. She shares at The Crafty Spot how she wrapped the paper mache letter with leather and then outlined it [...Read More]
This is such a fun knock off from Tasha at Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body. She was inspired to create monogram desk clips using scrap wood, wood letters, and washi tape. Tasha decorated the letters with washi tape to make them pretty, and sandwiched clothespins between the wood to make them functional. Would you [...Read More]
Tasha from Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body has a thing for a typography. She even has a monogram gallery wall in her foyer dedicated to her ever-growing collection of “A”s. Tasha recently added to that collection with a reclaimed wood letter “A” modeled after one from Anthropologie. The weathered look made for an easy [...Read More]
Bonnie from BonnieProjects shares at Teal & Lime how she added a fun, personal touch to her bed with striped pillow shams. Bonnie had been eyeing West Elm’s shams for some time and had even gotten close to buying them despite the hefty price tag. One thing holding her back was the fact that there was a three-letter limit on monograms. Bonnie says, “So what do you do when you can’t get what you want? Make your own!” Bonnie’s workmanship on these is impeccable, and the sweet nicknames on the front are the icing on the cake!
Christy from Confessions of a Serial Do-It-Yourselfer shows that even a garbage can be cute – without costing you $89! Christy took a run-of-the-mill plastic garbage can and turned it into a real beauty with fabric and trim. She even added a monogram to the fabric before adhering it to the waste basket for an extra special touch. Isn’t Christy’s decorative wastebasket a dead ringer for her Ballard inspiration?!?
Kimberly from Serendipity Refined is on a mission in 2014 to do more for less. To that end, she created Valentine’s tea towels by adding embellishments to towels she already had. For two of her towels, Kimberly let her sewing machine do most of the work, adding a monogrammed heart and pretty ribbon trim. However, she didn’t stop there. Kimberly also made a hand-stitched version just to show it could easily be made by hand in less an hour. Kimberly even says she prefers the personal feel of the hand-stitched details!