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Make a floral letter

Looking for something to decorate a nursery? A wedding gift? Something for your living room wall? How about making your own flower filled letter.

All you will need is:

  • Wooden/cardboard letter shape
  • Silk flowers
  • Glue gun
  • Scissors

I bought all of mine from hobbycraft. The fillable wooden letter was £3.50, you could also try their cardboard letter to decopatch or stick onto, or how about this copper wire letter and attach a few flowers to it using wire (you can buy wired flowers in the bridal section).

I bought the flowers from their floristry and also their bridal section. These weren’t cheap and from the floristry section I had to cut all the stalks off. I think you could probably get cheaper silk flowers, and more of a colour selection online. So maybe worth shopping around if you have time. Also some of the flowers were shorter and tucked away under the larger ones, so make sure to really get in there and check all the buckets!!

I used the hobbycraft mini glue gun which is only £5 and you can buy mini glue gun inserts too. Just plug it in, let it heat up for a few minutes and then simply pull and hold the trigger for the glue to come out. Be careful of fingers and hands, the glue is HOT when it comes out! Probably not one for kids to use unsupervised.

Before you start gluing, set out all your flowers to decide how you want it to look. The glue sets quickly, use a generous amount, and once you’ve finished it should already be set and ready to go! This took me only about 15 minutes to do, so a nice simple craft that would be great in your own home or as a gift for a child or a wedding. You can also get the & symbol, so you could do this for a couple with both of their initials.

There are plenty of other things you could also fill this with such as pom poms or maybe even succulent plants!! Let me know how you get on by sharing in the comments, or on instagram- tag me @josiemakes.

Happy crafting!

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Thread Bobbin Charm Bracelet

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Wooden Bunting Necklace

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Mismatched Teacups

For my future house, I imagine an organised chaos. I’m not exactly a tidy person but everything does have its place, I just have a lot of stuff! The best thing for me is to keep things simple and have a lot of storage, and then just have colourful things that I can move around or change as soon as I get bored. Something I imagine for my future kitchen is a subtle Alice in Wonderland theme, which includes, for decoration, mismatched tea cups hanging on the wall somehow. When I was on the Isle of Wight we went into this tiny second hand store in Ryde, which sold old, pretty things. I fell in love…. I got these 2 tea cups for £6!

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For more of my interior inspirations see my Pinterest board!

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