Jul
30
DIY Decorative Dipped Letters

Make your own decorative dipped letters with glitter and paint! via www.twopurplecouches.com

I often find inspiration while wandering. Which means that sometimes I buy craft supplies because they strike me as something that could be awesome. I don’t have have particular project or vision in mind, but I know that I can do something with it at some point in the future.

Such was the situation in Michaels a few weeks ago. I’d passed by these sets of cork letters on several shopping trips, always stopping to pick up the packages and try to imagine what I might do with them. But I’d always left without them—until this particular trip when most of the store was on sale for 60% – 70% off, including these sets of letters. Waiting sometimes pays off, my friends.

After I got home, I realized that these would be perfect for making some decorative dipped letters. While they’re a bit small for single monograms, glued together they become cute little inspirational words and phrases.

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Make this chalkboard "Welcome" sign for your front door or home. via www.twopurplecouches.com

Jul
28
Chalkboard Welcome Sign

Make this chalkboard "Welcome" sign for your front door or home. via www.twopurplecouches.com

There is just something about chalkboards-style lettering that seems so cheerful and happy to me. Maybe it’s the carefree loops in the semi-cursive letters or the little details that make the message seem extra-special. Whatever it is, I love it, and even more so, I love trying to re-create it for myself. Enter this simple DIY chalkboard welcome sign!

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