A new trend in home and party decoration is the use of mdf letters as a decorative object. Because it is a very versatile material, it is possible to use it in different situations. The letters in mdf can be used in a children’s party decoration, 15 years, baby shower and in several other types of parties, even at weddings.
In the decoration of the home, the letters in mdf can be placed in any environment, such as living room, kitchen and bedrooms. You can order personalized letters, with words that represent something important to you or that refer to the environment. There are places where you can buy the letters in raw mdf, and you can decorate your letters in any way you like.
List of materials to decorate letters in MDF
- Letters in MDF
- Easy Art Scrapbook Paper Flowers collection
- Washi Tape
- Scrapbook Glue
- Rubber Stamp Clubs
- Pencils, scissors
- Appliques: Adhesive pastels “Clic clic”, white mini preacher, bunch of flowers always alive
- Distress Ink stamp ink, Tim Holtz, color: Spun Sugar
Step by step to make letters in MDF
To make the letters in mdf, it is necessary to follow the step by step very carefully. After all, everything you do will end up interfering with the result of the letters in mdf. And as a way to help you in this mission, we have selected representative images that will help you a lot in the mission of making wonderful and creative mdf letters. Check out!
1. Outline the letter with the pencil on the chosen paper
Place the letters in mdf above the paper and carefully outline the letter. In this step, it is extremely important that the pencil is lightly marked, but made with a firm line. Then hold the letters in mdf tightly to prevent your drawing from ending up crooked.
2. If desired, stamp or write a happy message on the paper above the letter marked
These stamps make the letters in mdf more personalized. You don’t need to leave a very marked color, just be a detail or shine, that draws attention.
3. Cut out the letters on the stamped paper very carefully so as not to miss
Cut above the line with great care not to leave the letters in mdf crooked or with the paper “chewed”. Ideally, you should make precise cuts above the pencil line. Use sharp scissors to ensure a job well done.
4. Use the glue for scrapbook and paste the cut paper into the letters in mdf
The tip to not leave it too sticky and end up spoiling the paper is to spread the glue with a brush to occupy all the letters in MDF evenly. If you are making more than one letter in mdf, paste one at a time.
5. Let it dry for a few minutes
This step is important for the glue to stick well and not spoil the paper. While the glue dries, cut out the paper with the detail you want to add to the letters in mdf. Do this step carefully to ensure that the detail matches the print of the letters in mdf.
6. Glue the drawing with the glue and wait for the letters to dry in MDF.
This is the part where you should paste all the details that you find interesting for your letters in mdf. Use the same scheme to apply the glue with the brush, paste and then wait to dry. So you ensure that everything is well glued and stuck in the letters in mdf.
7. After the piece is dry, finish the side of the letter in mdf with washi tape
The washi tape must match the style of the letters in mdf to be perfect in the set! However, you can only start pasting it on the letters in mdf, only when it is very dry and ready. In addition, you must carefully contour to make it look perfect.
8. If desired, add appliques to decorate your letters in mdf. Is ready!
Decorate the letters in MDF according to the place you want to decorate! The letters in mdf are beautiful when decorated with flowers, sparkles and other details. So be sure to make that last step in your letters in mdf.
Where to use MDF letters?
MDF letters are super versatile. They can be used to decorate different places, both at home and at birthday parties.
In the children’s room, for example, the letters in mdf can be placed on the shelves, along with books, toys and other decorative elements that are interesting for you. Another way to use the letters in mdf is on photo panels, mainly in colored colors.
In the picture above, the letters in mdf were used to decorate the house staircase. Notice that they complemented the composition of paintings and stickers in a unique way!
In addition, when choosing the letters in mdf, ensure that the details of the decoration match the letters in mdf, so you have an even more beautiful environment!