Hello friends! Today, I would like to share with you my DIY Button Monogram…just in case you missed it over at Sugar Bee Crafts.
I have had my eyes on a wooden cutout monogram for some time, but it has yet to fit into my budget. So, I came up with the idea to make one of my own.
I started on the computer by deciding what font I liked best. After choosing a font in word, I enlarged it to my desired size and printed it out. I ended up using French Script enlarged to 700pt. This was the largest I could fit on a regular piece of printer paper.
This step could be simplified by using a die cutting machine. Note: If I were to make this again, I would have used my Cricut to cut out my template.
Then, I carefully cut it out and traced it onto a thin piece of cardboard.
The back of a notebook or gift wrap box works perfect.
Using an exacto knife, I cut out my monogram.
I smoothed edges with a file to get rid of all the fuzzies. Sandpaper would work too.
Loving how it turned out!
I then tied it with a loopy bow to a metal basket, filled it with greenery from my yard and hung it in my dining room.
Ta da! A beautiful, personalized button monogram that will look lovely in my dining room for the holidays but will easily transition to other parts of the house throughout the year.
Have a creative day!
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