DIY Block Letter Art


Day 15 of 21 Days of Creativity- DIY Dorm Week

Everyone loves a good block letter message, right?! I know I do. Most DIY projects using block letters only require you to paint them. However, with some scrapbook paper and glue, you can take your block letters to the next level.

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Block Letters

Scrapbook paper


Paint (optional)





You can find all of these materials at your local art and craft stores. I purchased an “S” and “N” for the first letters of my name and my sister’s name. These block letters are for a table in our room.


Before following the instructions below, I painted the edges of my “S” a different color from my block letter’s original color. Feel free to do the same!


Take a sheet of scrapbook paper and place it right side down. Lay one block letter, face down on the paper.

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Trace the outline of your letter.

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Cut the outlined letter from the scrapbook paper.

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Paint a thin layer of glue onto the front of your block letter.

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Place the paper letter on the glue. Carefully smooth the paper onto the block letter with your finger. Allow time for the block letter to dry.

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Repeat the previous steps with any remaining block letters.

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Now decorate! Place your block letters on top of your bookshelf, dresser or stack of textbooks. You can even hang them from the wall!

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Take 15 minutes today to read, write down and meditate on this scripture: “Take delight in the Lord,and he will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4


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