This is a very easy project, but looks like it was store bought (always a bonus!)!
1. L-U-C-K wooden letters of your choice (I purchased mine at Michael's)
2. Green craft paint (I used sage green)
3. Sheet of moss (I found the best to be at Hobby Lobby)
4. Spray adhesive
5. Hot glue gun and glue
6. Scissors and paint brush
7. Green pipe cleaners
8. Green ribbon
Begin by painting the letters, taking special care to paint the edges. My tip for letting the paint dry? Use thread spools to raise them off the table!
Once the letters are dry, open the sheet of moss (on newspaper... it sheds like crazy!), moss-side down and lay out your letters to make sure they will fit. Then spray each letter with spray adhesive and press down on the back of the moss sheet.
Then (carefully) cut out each letter. You won't want to trace the letters with a marker because the marker will leave marks on the edge of the letters. But you could trace them BEFORE you paint them.
Once all of the letters are cut out, lay them out how you want, making sure to have a touching point between each letter. Add a dot of hot glue to the sides of each letter where they touch. For more stability, use green pipe cleaners (Ricky's favorite toy) to connect the letters using hot glue. Also attach the ribbon you will use as the hanger to the back using hot glue.
Once the glue has dried, flip it over and you are done!
I used a gilttery shamrock to cover the clip I hung the sign on.
What do you think?! Are you doing anything for your door for St. Patrick's Day or do you prefer Easter... or just Spring in general? Have you had much experience with moss? I think it looks okay in small doses, but can look tacky in too big of applications.
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