Friday, April 19, 2013

DIY Monogram Plaque Tutorial

Hi everyone!  Today I want to share with you my super cute DIY Monogram Plaque:

Ok, on to how you make it!  First I bought a wood plaque and a letter:

Next find some cute tissue paper and cut it roughly in the shape of your letter:

The next step is to put some Mod Podge on the wood and then put on the tissue paper and smooth out the wrinkles.  The letter C has 2 layers of the light blue tissue paper.  

When my sister in law Amanda and I saw the plaque we knew that we wanted to tone down the stripes a little bit.  To do that we added a layer of light blue to the striped tissue paper:

Once dry, hot glue the letter to the plaque.  Here is a close up:

Here's one more view of my Monogram Plaque:

I think that this would be darling on a shelf, or hanging on a wall with a bunch of pictures!  What do you think?


  1. This is so cute. Of course I am in love with everything blue! Blessings, Patti

  2. What a cute idea and I love the stripe Thanks for joining Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

  3. Great idea......Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week; I hope you’ll join us again!

    Kathy Shea Mormino

    The Chicken Chick

  4. Great idea! And I love the tissue paper idea!!

  5. Featuring you tomorrow! Drop by to see it & grab a featured button. Or email me & I can send it to you if you can't drop by. Theresa @

  6. Super nice!!! I would like to make this for my daughter!!! =D I would be so awesome if you could come and join my Link Party on Sundays and the Pin Hop on Thursdays.

    Hope you are having a lovely day

    Cami @ TitiCrafty by Camila

  7. Thanks for stopping by last week's Saturday Showcase! What an awesome project! Stop by next week to link up some more cool projects!

    Have a great week!

  8. Such a fun craft! This would make such a cute gift. Thanks for sharing it at Silver Pennies Sundays. x

  9. This is so cute! I am so glad I found your blog today, I am fallowing now with blog loving. I can't wait to see your next DIY project :)
    Kasey From

  10. What a cute idea! Thanks so much for joining us at last week's All my Bloggy Friends .... We look forward to seeing what you share this week!

  11. So easy and such a great idea! Simply LOVE IT and thanks for sharing : ) hugs...

  12. Featured you today !