DIY; Picture Monogram by Danielle Laurin - Musely
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DIY; Picture Monogram

posted in Various
10/25/2014
  • This diy picture monogram is super easy and crazy fun! They are great for all occasions; Wedding gift, Christmas gift, or even a simple birthday gift for your best friend!

  • What you'll need;
    Large wooden letter (available at dollar stores/craft stores/ hardware stores)
    Pictures (best if they are black and white)
    Modge Podge - 8oz bottle with gloss
    Black paint
    Scissors
    X-acto knife

  • Step one; choose your pictures and lay them out in the shape for your letter
    Step one; choose your pictures and lay them out in the shape for your letter
  • Paint your letter black, it helps make little holes between your pictures unnoticeable (especially if they are black and white) and it helps them blend together better.
    Paint your letter black, it helps make little holes between your pictures unnoticeable (especially if they are black and white) and it helps them blend together better.
  • Once the paint is dried cut the pictures down to better fit your letter (doesn't have to be perfect) put a thin layer of Modge Podge on the back of the pictures and adhere them to the letter
    Once the paint is dried cut the pictures down to better fit your letter (doesn't have to be perfect) put a thin layer of Modge Podge on the back of the pictures and adhere them to the letter
  • Let the letter dry for 5-10 mins, once they are no longer wet, flip your letter over and cut off the excess with the x-acto knife.
    Let the letter dry for 5-10 mins, once they are no longer wet, flip your letter over and cut off the excess with the x-acto knife.
  • Once you've cut off the excess, go over the letter twice with the Modge Podge, and let it dry. 
*NOTE: allow 10-20 minutes between layers, to ensure that the pictures do not get distorted during the process
    Once you've cut off the excess, go over the letter twice with the Modge Podge, and let it dry.
    *NOTE: allow 10-20 minutes between layers, to ensure that the pictures do not get distorted during the process
  • Once it is completely dried, it's ready to go to its new home, filled with your love and time.
    Once it is completely dried, it's ready to go to its new home, filled with your love and time.

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