Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Letters for a Friend

My next door neighbor who is also one of my besties had a baby about six months ago.  She is Gorgeous and her name is GRACE!  When she was born I bought some super curly Q letters for her room..
but since it wasn't painted I waited on doing them.. but yesterday I found my incentive to get started.. yup .. a SALE at Joann's.  Scrapbook paper was on sale for $2.97 per book and I found these beautiful vintagey shabby chic books
 and fell in LOVE.. and so did my nieghbor.
So here are my GRACE letters:

Want to make some Mod Podge letters too?  Well here's how!
I started by painting my the outside edges of my letters pink.
Then I laid them face down onto the scrapbook paper that I wanted and using my cutting mat I cut around them with a razor knife.
Once the letter was cut
I applied my Mod Podge and pushed out all of the air bubbles, making sure that the paper was fully glued. 
 Once dry I sanded the edges so that any roughness was gone. 
They looked pretty..
but I thought that they needed a little something extra.  So I used the punched flowers in my new books and added them to the letters. 
Here are some close ups of the letters!

Hopefully Debbie will love her surprise when she gets home.. I know I do~
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  1. Debbie will definitely love this! It's gorgeous, such a lovely gift.

  2. I love love love them! What an awesome present!

  3. Oh that is so very pretty - I love it!

  4. You did a beautiful job. Hope you will come and share these as my link party tonight at 8pm EST.

  5. They are simply adorable! she will love them. Thanks for visiting and your nice comments!

  6. They are so pretty and will grow with her! Thanks for sharing!

  7. Adorable,Thank you for linking up to Creative Mondays :)

  8. Love it!! Thanks for linking up!

    XO, Aimee

  9. Hi AmieAnn, what a delightful job you did on your friend's daughter's name. It was so pretty. It looked so professional. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris