Thursday, January 9, 2014

XOX Valentine Paper Mache Letters

What a unique way to express your love to that special person on Valentine’s Day! Why not display it all year!

DIY Paper Maché XOX Letters

  • 2 - 12" Paper Mache Letter X's
  • 1 - 12" Paper Mache Letter O
  • 4 - 12" x 12" Paper of your choice for the X's letters.
  • 2 - 12" x 12" Paper of your choice for the O letter.
  • 1 or 2 - 12” x 12” Paper of a contrast color for the sides.
  • Glue Stick
  • 2 -Patterned Washi Tape Roll
  • X-Acto Knife

Supplies used to create the XOX Valentine Letters

1. Use an X-Acto knife to cut the paper to the exact shape of the letter. You can place the paper on a cutting surface with the letter laying directly on top, then carefully cut around the letter.

2. Use the glue stick to attach the paper to the front and back of each letter. Use your contrast colored paper to cover the sides.

3. Adhere the Washi Tape to the cornered edges by placing 1/2 on the top side, then folding the tape to the side of the letter.

4. That's all there is to it! Your project is finished and ready to display.

Cover the sides of the letter with Washi Tape

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