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Tools and materials:

Glue

Paper

Paint brush

Pencil

Timber letters

Scissors

How to create letter art

1. Choose your letters

We’ve decided to decorate the letters that spell FUN, but you might choose to decorate letters that spell out your name. 

How to create letter art

2. Pick some paper

Choose whatever pattern, design or coloured paper you like. We selected from some designs in a book, but you could re-use some old wrapping paper, which would work just as well. We opted for cool spots.

How to create letter art

3. Trace the letters

Put the letters on the wrapping paper and use a pencil to trace around them.

How to create letter art

4. Cut out the letters

Then use your scissors to cut around the letter shapes you’ve just made. Be sure to stay on the inside of the pencil line.

How to create letter art

5. Stick the paper to the letters

Apply a light coating of glue to the timber letters. Then line up your paper cut-outs and stick them on top.  Do this for all your letters.

How to create letter art

6. Apply a coating of glue

To give your letter art a glossy finish, paint a coating of glue on top of each letter.

How to create letter art

7. A FUN project

There you go! A FUN letter art project that not only looks awesome but is easy to do.

How to create letter art

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