D.I.Y. Wednesday: Decorative Monogram

You’ve waited patiently. You’ve raided your Vera Bradley leftovers. You’ve stocked up on tape, ribbon and inspiration, and the day has finally arrived. That’s right … it’s D.I.Y. Wednesday! This week, Erin shows us how to craft a piece of hanging wall decor sure to impress. Use this idea to perk up your personal space, wow at your next theme party or, since we’re approaching the holidays, to dress a festive tree.

D.I.Y.: Decorative Monogram

Decorative Monogram

D.I.Y.: Decorative MonogramWhat you’ll need:
Computer and printer, scissors or X-Acto knife, double-sided tape, a Vera Bradley File Folder or other paper item (we used an I heart eco Calendar), hole punch (optional) and ribbon

D.I.Y.: Decorative Monogram1. On your computer, type in the desired letter. Change the size, font, etc. to your specifications and print. (Tip: Print in gray to save ink!)

D.I.Y.: Decorative Monogram2.Use double-sided tape to attach the print out to your paper item. We used a Vera Bradley I heart eco Calendar in Plum Petals, but you can use whatever stationery items you have on hand. Use an X-Acto knife or scissors to cut out the letter.

D.I.Y.: Decorative Monogram3. Cut or use a hole punch to make two slits at the top of the letter for your ribbon. Thread the ribbon through the slits and tie a knot at each end to secure.

D.I.Y.: Decorative Monogram4. Decorate!

D.I.Y.: Decorative Monogram

Come back each Wednesday for more of Erin’s eco-friendly D.I.Y. designs.

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9 Responses to D.I.Y. Wednesday: Decorative Monogram

  1. LINDA says:

    Very cute idea! Will work well in a girls bedroom or college dorm!

  2. Hannah Mullins says:

    I love this I’m going to make one!!!! Thanks so much Vera Bradley!!!

  3. Staci says:

    This is such a cute idea ~ I’m always looking forward to DIY Wednesday now!

  4. This is too cute and too easy!!!! Thanks so much for the simple and great DIY!

  5. Poosahkie says:

    Wouldn’t you know it, out with the garbage went ample poster board. Just when I thought I’d reduce the clutter!

  6. Courtney K. says:

    Love, love, LOVE this idea!! I have a few semi-mangled folders in one of my favorite patterns (Raspberry Fizz) – I am going to make these for my daughters!! Thanks for the idea!

  7. kathy price says:

    I can see a big M coming for my granddaughter, Madeline!

  8. Gail Wheeler says:

    Love your ideas.
    Have you thought about a Red, White & Blue theme. Not to bright but soft. A Patriotic Theme.

  9. mother of four says:

    I really like this idea!! I love it! I thinking of putting this in my room but I was wondering.. if I don’t have Vera Bradley paper folder things what else could I use? <3 purple

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