Repurpose the back of wooden block letters!

Well, we have had freezing weather with ice and now beautiful sunny weather with a warm breeze! My family has been out enjoying every second! Here we are swinging…

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We love the park and my community has like 20! Okay… For my latest DIY project I decided to find something I already have and repurpose it. (which is how most of my projects seem to go)

How many of you have those wooden letters that spell out something? Most I have seen are holiday related..

Check out mine:

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I got these at Marshalls for $12 during the holidays. I guess you could have the “believe” sign up year round, but I wanted to repurpose (the back) of mine. And, my last name is 7 letters too so it works out great!

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See – the back of the blocks are plain white, so perfect… right?

I found this book of scrapbook paper on sale at Michaels for $3! It’s Christmas theme, but you can’t even tell, only a few pages reference Christmas… I love the green/blue/red colored pages.

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This is seriously so easy. First, turn the blocks over and cut the paper out to fit each block.

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Then, decide what you want the blocks to say, and print it out on a computer and cut out each letter.

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Use modpodge on each block.

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The key is to let it dry completely before adding on the letters.

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When you put on the letters use a VERY THIN coat. This will help stop the paper from wrinkling up.

Then all you do is modpodge each letter on the block over the paper & allow time to dry.

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The other side of the blocks still has the “Believe” letters, so I’ll just turn them around next Christmas. ((love getting more uses out of something!))  I hope this blog has you digging into your holiday decorations to see what you can find and repurpose!

Making the most out of life,

Andrea

1 Comment

  1. I love Mod Podge and scrapbook paper! I did the alphabet letters in my son’s nursery that way. Cute idea!

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