Wednesday, September 25, 2013

DIY children's wall hanging.


Little Nancy's room is almost finished. I've spent a good few afternoons decorating her small bedroom, mostly diys including her wardrobe and ribbon bunting. The wall above her cot was quite bare for a long time so I finally got around to making a wall hanging this week. Here's what I did:

I gathered together some colourful fabric, black felt, twine, paints, a cardboard letter N, paintbrush, scissors, chalk and a glue gun. I started by painting the edges of the N red.

I let the paint dry for about 30 minutes, then lay the N down on the fabric (the side you won't see should be facing up) and traced out the shape. Then, I cut out the fabric I needed and glued it onto the front of the cardboard letter.

Next, I cut a piece of felt into a heart shape and glued a piece of twine (about 20cm) on it and the other end onto the back of the N in the centre. With another piece of twine (about 40cm), I glued both ends onto the back of the letter to use for hanging. Lastly, I hung the wall hanging with a small nail threaded through a black button for a little bit more decoration.


A cute and simple DIY that only takes up about an hour of your day. Just one or two more little projects left for Nancy's room and then I'm done.

 
 
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4 comments :

  1. Absolutely love this. Sooo cute. P.S I miss your store in town!!

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    1. Hi Shannon, thank you! Aww, I miss the store sometimes too! :) Thanks for stopping by and commenting :)

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  2. Great blog! I will definitely visit it again!

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