How to make a decorative rock letter

Home decorators often bring natural elements such as wood or stone into spaces to help the room feel more grounded and tranquil. Invoking nature has a calming effect on the tone of the room, bringing in that serenity we seek when we escape to nature. It also adds dimension and texture to a room's design.
To bring the outdoors in, try making this simple, personalized piece of art. Initial accents are very on trend these days, and when combined with natural elements, the result is a unique, truly personal accent point. The design and pattern can be suited to any style preference, and the natural variations and patterns in the stones will bring life and depth to any color palette. A rock letter would look just as at home on a mantel or bookshelf as it would on a front porch or in a garden. The design options are nearly endless.
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Materials
-Papier-mâché craft letter
-Metallic paint, in a coordinating color to the pebbles
-Paintbrush
-Polished gravel stones or pebbles
-Thick glue, such as Gorilla Glue Super Glue Gel
Instructions
1. Using the paintbrush, coat a thin layer of the paint on the papier-mâché letter.
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2. Allow the paint to dry to the touch.
3. Once the paint is dry, carefully begin gluing pebbles to the front of the letter.
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4. Continue gluing the pebbles until the entire front surface of the letter is covered.
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Position them so that they cover as much of the painted surface area as possible. The various colors of the stones can be arranged in any pattern you desire.
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5. Allow the letter to dry thoroughly, generally about 24 hours.
6. Display and enjoy the natural elements in your design!
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