Friday, December 9, 2011

All is well that ends well…

For a long time I wanted to make my kids name initials wall art… M & A to hang on wall

But I couldn’t find wooden alphabets as there is no craft or hobby shop where I live. So I planned to make it with cardboard….


this is what I did…

I typed M & A in word with 900 size.

Cut 2 pieces of each alphabets. 

1. I drew and cut alphabets on cardboard, 2 pieces each.
2. Pasted thick double sided tape on 1 piece.
3. Attached other Alphabet piece on top.
4. Taped well to make shape.

1st Disappointment
I wanted to cover it with wool but it was not strong enough and lost shape so I had to think of something else.

2nd Disappointment
So I covered it with blue color felt with the help of glue gun. I was still not happy with the result as It had a lot of imperfections….

by that time it was already 4:45am so Annoyed I slept with a heavy heart, I had spend so much time on this and the result was not what I was expecting.

Next morning when I woke up, hubs suggested me to cover it with wool or add something else, as it was too simple. I wrapped it with wool and it worked perfectly… I will be making the other A very soon.

Things to keep in mind
1. If you want to make it with wool, take a strong material as a base….

2. covering your alphabets with fabric could be a great and much easier option.

I am planning to make my next Alphabet A with card board but in another way… will be back soon.
have fun



  1. Your determination to make the letters perfect paid off. They look awesome.

  2. thanks grandma Bonnie... i am glad it finally came out well :)

  3. That came out great! What a creative way to do that. I am a new FB fan visiting from Flamingo Toes. Vicky from Mess For Less

  4. Wao..looking perfect..Well Done have done it smartly!

  5. Hi Irum, your letter looks just fine to me. I'm sure the second one will turn out just as lovely. Thanks for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

  6. What a brill idea - it looks great! Karima

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