January 26

Altered Letters…

“T”“T” Side View

“J”“J” Side View

I FINALLY altered these big letters that I bought probably 8 – 12 months ago, they were sitting in my container of stuff to do & I finally pulled them out a couple of days ago to get them done.

They take forever to do because you have to do everything in layers & than wait for everything to dry. I used Royal Decoupage to adhere the paper, than covered it with the decoupage, than painted 2 coats (waiting for each coat to dry), than I put decoupage on it again, so everything takes so long as you have to wait for everything to dry.

I just decorated them very simply, I didn’t want to over due it, I thought they looked good just with the paper on it & of course I didn’t want to add flowers & bling to my son’s! So for something that “looks” so simple, it’s not simple to do because of the drying time. I have seen people spell out words with these letters…not me, I’m done with letters!

My daughter hung her’s on her door where it is suppose to go & my son didn’t…he hung his on the wall.



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Posted January 26, 2008 by Michelle in category "Papercrafts

About the Author

My name is Michelle Nadraszky and I live in Calgary, AB CANADA, I am originally from Vancouver, BC but have been in Calgary now for 9 years. I am a Stay at Home Mom to 2 beautiful kids...Taylor who is 6 1/2 and Jaiden who is 3 years old. I have been married to Billy for 8 years. I work part-time in a Call Centre. I have been a Stampin' Up! demonstrator for 2 1/2 years. I love everything about Stampin' Up! - I am highly addicted to it! I have been stamping and scrapbooking for about 4 years now and I am constantly amazed by the talent that I see on a daily basis. Besides Cardmaking, Scrapbooking and Papercrafting I love to watch reality TV, Grey's Anatomy, ER, Gilmore Girls, Desperate Housewives and Miami Ink (I personally have 5 tattoos)!

9 COMMENTS :

  1. By Shawn on

    gee all I did to mine was paint.. didn’t think of other “stuff”.. They look great!

  2. By Carolyn King on

    That page is awesome..love the layout and the primary colors. Those letters are very cool too. Have to do that one of these days.

  3. By MzPenny on

    Great Job!!!! I bought some for my scrap room about 3 months ago and still haven’t done anything with them. May have to dust them off now!

  4. By michelle monroe on

    hello! Those are so cute…are they paper mache or something else? What height are they and where did you buy them? Thanks for responding! Have a great day! Michelle

  5. By sandrar on

    Hi! I was surfing and found your blog post… nice! I love your blog. 🙂 Cheers! Sandra. R.

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