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LOVE Letters

By: Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
My name is Debbie Saenz and I’ve had a passion for creating art ever since I was a young child. Through the years, I’ve enjoyed working with many different art mediums and I’m always excited to learn new techniques. My heart’s desire is to inspire people through my art. My latest passion is mixed-media…It’s like a melting pot of all the mediums I love! Come learn more about me and my creative journey on my blog, A Creative Life, at: http://debbiesaenz.typepad.com
Show some LOVE with colorful love letters.
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

PLAID Supplies
  • FolkArt ® Metallics - Rose, 2 oz.
  • Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Bold Alphabet - Letter E
  • Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Bold Alphabet - Letter L
  • Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Bold Alphabet - Letter V
  • Mod Podge ® Super Gloss, 8 oz.
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Other Supplies
Colorful scrapbook papers
1 colorful silk flower
1 large rhinestone
3 medium size rhinestones
1/4” x 2” x 12.5” craft plywood
Distress Ink
Sandpaper
Wood glue
Hot glue
Painters tape (Optional)

Instructions

  1. Place letters face down on back of scrapbook papers and trace; cut out each letter.

  2. Paint craft plywood and side and back of each letter with Metallic Rose. Allow to dry.

  3. Apply papers to the front of each letter with Mod Podge. Allow to dry.

  4. Use sandpaper to sand away excess paper extending edges. Sand downward in one direction.

  5. Distress edges of each letter with distress ink.

  6. Give the sides and front of each letter a coat of Mod Podge. Allow to dry.

  7. Arrange letters (refer to photo) to stand up on plywood and adhere with wood glue. If necessary, use painter’s tape to hold in place.

  8. Use hot glue to attach large rhinestone to center of flower, flower to “L” and 3 remaining rhinestones to “V”.
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