How to make cardboard letters

If you want a cute new decor piece for your home that doesn't cost a ton of money, these DIY cardboard letters are what you need. They can be hung on the wall, placed on a shelf,or lined up on the fireplace mantle, adding a whimsical note to your decor.
The handmade letters lend themselves to so many decorative options. Consider making monograms for every member of your family or spelling out a word. Read the instructions and watch the video tutorial to see how easy this project can be.
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Materials
- Cardboard
- Quilting ruler
- Pencil
- Cutting mat
- Utility knife
- Decorative paper
- Glue
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Instructions
1. Draw the shape of the desired letter on a sheet of cardboard using the quilting ruler to make sure that every part of the letter is even.
2. Place the cardboard onto a cutting mat and use a utility knife to cut out the letter.
3. Glue a piece of decorative paper to the letter.
4. Flip over the letter and use the utility knife to cut away any excess paper, including holes for any letters that require it. The paper should match up with the edges of the letter.
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