Step 1: Draw letter onto foam core board. (Please excuse the poorly lit pictures!)
Step 2: Cut letter out with Exacto knife or box cutter. This will result in yucky edges... yeah, wasn't anticipating that. I almost threw it away said forget it, but I got creative...
Step 3: Glue grosgrain ribbon to edges of letter with hot glue! This part wasn't too bad...
Step 4: I realized there would be no gluing the ribbon down with cutting little slits in it. This is where it started to get unpleasant (there were some burnt fingers).
Step 5: Start gluing down buttons. (Notice I didn't ribbonize the inside of the letter... figured that out after this picture. Don't forget the middles!)
Step 6: Admire your hard work!
These are going in the girls' bathroom, which might be my favorite room in the house. I wish I could've taken a picture of them in the room, but there is zero natural light. Bummer. I love how they turned out, but I would suggest just buying pre-made letters! :)
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