Decorative Letter from Old Book

Angela from Unexpected Elegance just loves Anthropologie and the eclectic, timeworn feel of the store. She says, “ They sell certain one-0f-a-kind things that can’t be duplicated but others that are total DIY projects waiting to happen.” This library letter was a DIY-waiting-to-happen kind of project! Angela already had tons of books on hand so […Read More]

Bamboo Floor Mat with Typography

Angie from Knick of Time loves typography floor mats but knew she’d never spend the money to buy one. Instead Angie decided to create her own version using her Silhouette and a bamboo runner purchased on Ebay. While working with a 72” inch piece of vinyl proved to be quite the challenge, Angie is thrilled […Read More]

Ampersand Wall Art in Spring Colors

Joan at Nicer Than New was flipping through a catalog when a giclee print of an ampersand caught her eye. She had already been inspired by other bloggers to tackle her own ampersand art, and this gave Joan just the push she needed. She gave her artwork a fresh spring spin by using patterned scrapbook […Read More]

Pretty in Pink “EAT” Wall Letters

Lisa of Concord Cottage had been seeing versions of these cute “EAT” letters all over the place and thought is would be fun to paint some to fit her vintage-inspired kitchen. If you remember her updated mason jar chandelier, you know her color of choice – PINK! Of course, the beauty of DIYing your own […Read More]

Vintage Vocabulary Flashcard Art

Shannon from AKA Design says she loves the simplicity and typography of vocabulary cards, and they also hold sentimentality after years of homeschooling. Shannon has made it easy for you to display your own vintage flashcards with a FREE printable. She’s even sweet enough to share the exact fonts and steps she took to make […Read More]

“Handpainted” Monogram Letter Art

Angela from Life in Velvet created her own Anthropologie-inspired Handpainted Still Life Monogram – no painting skills required! Angela admits that she had to “cheat” a little and shares her handy tip she finding beautiful prints of real artwork for FREE online. She chose one of these lovelies and used it to cover a wood […Read More]

Leather Monogram with Nailhead Trim

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]

Vintage Industrial Wall Letters on a Budget

Angela of blue i style has a major thing for typography and can’t get enough of letters and words in home décor. From the moment Angela decided on a “vintage preppy” theme for her son’s room, she’s had her eye on wood and metal wall letters. She was able to create a knock-off version that really captures the vintage industrial vibe of her original inspiration using paper mache letters, metallic acrylic paint, scrapbook paper and nails. Angela says, “I am pretty proud of how my letters turned out! The total for my three letters rang in at less than $10.00 (about $3 each), and the entire project took me less than an hour.”

diy vintage industrial letters

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