Thursday, September 29, 2011

diy {yarn wrapped letters}

i mentioned on monday that i would show you what these supplies were used for...









we were given letter's for jude's room as a gift, and frankly, i wasn't as into crafting like i am now, partly because i worked full-time and didn't read blogs at that time. we didn't have letters for nora's room, and then i saw these on pinterest and knew i had to make them:



i googled yarn wrapped letters and found many tutorials that are great. these ended up being super easy and cheap (the total project only cost me $6.44...i already had the glue) yet time consuming...it could be that nora has some not so easy letters to cover, or that i just feel like everything takes me forever to do because i'm in a time crunch since i'm now 37 weeks preggo!

here is my version:
the start...

the finish...
(sorry no in between pictures)


many of the tutorials i found didn't use glue, however, i decided to use this amazing glue called fabri-tac because some areas of the letters were hard to wrap. so, i would dab a little bit of glue, attach the yarn and wrap away. i also used glue at the end of wrapping...to secure the final piece of yarn. i would give you a tutorial, but there are so many good ones already. i used this one from let birds fly. we chose white because nora's walls are a grayish-brown color, and i love the contrast of the dark walls with the white letters. i can't wait to show you her nursery...when it's finished...it's almost done...i promise...

what do you think?



5 comments:

  1. LOVE them! so cute, julie! i look forward to seeing the finished room!

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  2. they look great! although, it must have taken forever to wrap all that so well. they will look so pretty on the grey wall!!!

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  3. they look so good! Can't wait to see the finished room. I know it will look great!

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  4. whenever i have kids you can make me some letters... :) so excited that little nora comes soon!

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