Decorative Wood Letters – Explore!

Wood Letters - Dresser

This past year I made a nautical style quilt for my son. The quilt, with colors of red, blue and khaki, is a great starting place for decorating his room. I plan on using different nautical directions to give the home an old sea-faring theme. My first project was to take wood letters and apply a nautical theme. I choose letters from The Wood Connection in the Alphabet Andrea style. These letters are 7 inches high and 6 inches wide. They are also 1 1/2 inches deep.  The best part - they are only $1.95 each! I bought seven to make the word EXPLORE. Next, I was off to my local craft store to look for scrapbook paper with a travel/map theme. I found a pack of paper from Recollections entitled World Traveler which has a variety of travel related papers.  This paper pack is available at Michaels for $19.99, and you can use a 40% off coupon to save money. You could also find old maps that would work well too. Here is a list of the items that I used to create this project: Wood … [Read more...]