This is a fun and cute project for any girl out there. I made this wood plaque with Olivia’s initial out of flower magazine cutouts. It turned out super cute and I can’t wait to put some shelving up on her room to display it. Plus, it was super simple to make.
- wood plaque
- letter printout or drawing
- flower cutouts from magazines
- sponge applicator
- scissors or Xacto knife
- other decorations and hot glue, optional
First, get the letter design. Either print one out to size or sketch one yourself. You want it to be mirror image so you can work on the backside of it.
Apply various magazine cutouts with ModPodge, a layer underneath each cut out and an application on top to seal. Place the paper against the light to make sure the whole letter is covered. Let dry.
Cut out the shape of the letter using the image on the back as a guide.
Adhere letter to wood plaque with a layer of ModPodge. Place a piece of parchment paper on top and a heavy object to let it dry with the weight. This will make sure the letter glues on properly and flat.
At this point, you can be done and have a super simple and cute decoration. Or you can add some more details.
I decided to include a fabric flower I made as part of my wedding centerpieces.
Cute, simple and done in no time at all! Instead of making with various colors, you can also make it with jus one color scheme of flowers or even spell out the whole name. Which I might try next time.
Until then, happy crafting!