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Fancy Frugal Life: DIY Moss Monogram Wall Art

Thursday, March 10, 2011

DIY Moss Monogram Wall Art










I've been seeing some great monogram moss art lately in blogland and decided to give it a try!














First I found a fab frame at Goodwill for $3.00 and sprayed it white.













I had a black letter D already that was currently not being used.














Then I bought some moss at Hobby Lobby and went to work. My glue gun litterally blew up mid project (sparks and smoke)! Scary! Ha ha...So I had to finish gluing with E 6000. Guess I need a new glue gun ASAP! :)














My fav detail of this project is this rosette trim I bought at Hob Lob for $2.99.

















I think it's pretty, Hubby thinks it looks like an O. Oh well, can't please em all, right?!














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32 Comments:

At March 10, 2011 at 11:30 AM , Blogger CalypsoInTheCountry said...

How pretty! I love the texture and the green makes it so springy. Great job!

 
At March 10, 2011 at 12:12 PM , Blogger Karen said...

Love it! It came out great.

 
At March 10, 2011 at 12:59 PM , OpenID livegreenlovemuch.com said...

Love this! Great job, just love those thrifty finds:)

 
At March 10, 2011 at 1:51 PM , Blogger Gracefully Vintage said...

I love it, i saw in a magazine, and so so Expensive... LOVE yours, will give it a try..
THanks for Sharing. A new follower ill be back for more inspiration
Karryann

 
At March 10, 2011 at 4:53 PM , Blogger Sticky Graffiti said...

Love it!!

 
At March 10, 2011 at 7:32 PM , Blogger The Vintage Attic said...

I just don't know what else to say..I gotta have one!! just fabulous!!

Melissa

 
At March 10, 2011 at 10:20 PM , Blogger Vintagesouthernlife said...

Love it! They are so pricey in the catalogues!

 
At March 11, 2011 at 1:58 AM , Blogger Jill @ Women Who Do It All said...

You won my printable party decor pack! Email me which theme you would like at womenwhodoitall@gmail.com.

 
At March 11, 2011 at 8:06 AM , Blogger Linda @ A La Carte said...

You did a great job! I love that rosette trim! Thanks for joining JFF. hugs, Linda

 
At March 11, 2011 at 8:28 AM , Blogger Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

I love this!

I am having an antique auction on my blog. All sorts of lovely and romantic finds looking for a new home. I hope you'll stop by.

Have a wonderful weekend.

 
At March 11, 2011 at 8:34 PM , Blogger Jenni said...

have seen these all over blogland too! it is on my to do list! i love the rosette trim that you used! very nice finishing touch!

 
At March 12, 2011 at 5:58 AM , Blogger Lauren said...

This is so cute! I might have to try this to bring some fun spring decor into our home!

I saw you through the shabby nest link party! I am Lauren from thesimplesussie.blogspot.com!

Great project!

 
At March 12, 2011 at 6:04 AM , Blogger Megan said...

I love this. It looks very elegant and definately does not look like an O.

megan
craftycpa.blogspot.com

 
At March 13, 2011 at 5:18 PM , Blogger Jen-CraftOManiac said...

These moss letters are so fab. and fun. I need to make one too. p.s. i don't see my button linked, if I am mistaken I do apologize. Enjoy your evening. winks-jen

 
At March 13, 2011 at 5:32 PM , Blogger Meri said...

Love it! Although I have the most boring monogram ever...my last name starts with an "O" so projects like these end up looking like wreaths for us. lol
But it would be super cute if I did my dh's first initial and mine in a frame in our bedroom. Hmmmm...the wheels are turning...uh-oh!
;)

 
At March 14, 2011 at 9:43 AM , Blogger Jan said...

This is a great project. :) Thanks for sharing. I found you on Making the World cuter blog hop and am now following.
Jan at Jewelry4Change.
http://jewelry4change.blogspot.com/2011/03/butternut-squash-mushroom-and-red-onion.html

 
At March 14, 2011 at 10:19 PM , Blogger Denise said...

That is so cute! And I just happen to love the letter D.

 
At March 14, 2011 at 10:49 PM , Blogger Leigh said...

OHHHHHH MY GOSH! Love this! You did a great job and it DOES NOT LOOK LIKE AN "O"!! Seriously...great job! :)

 
At March 14, 2011 at 10:54 PM , Blogger Carey C. Bailey said...

Wonderful. I would agree the rosette trim is the perfect final touch. With Joy, Carey

 
At March 15, 2011 at 3:45 AM , Blogger Mariaelena said...

What a great idea. I LOVE it....I'm a new follower....please visit my blog and follow along if you'd like....I think you will like it...
thanks, Mariaelena

 
At March 15, 2011 at 7:48 AM , Blogger Heather said...

I think it turned out lovely! Also, just have to tell you, I was asked to do a guest post on the Top Ten Blogs I am crushing on right now...and yours was on my list ;) Just thought you would like to know :)
http://mommyribs.blogspot.com/2011/03/blog-crushing-and-guest-posting.html

 
At March 15, 2011 at 5:19 PM , Blogger Bethanie said...

I am so making one of these this weekend...have lots of windows and my letter "H" will be easy to make a base for...Thanks for sharing. Im new to visiting blogs, but Im already addicted!! Bethanie

 
At March 15, 2011 at 5:45 PM , Blogger Lacey said...

This is so sweet, fresh and springy!.. I love it!.. thanks for the inspiration!..

 
At March 15, 2011 at 5:45 PM , Blogger Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Nice monogram. Thanks for joining WUW.

 
At March 15, 2011 at 7:39 PM , Blogger Lauren @ YoungNester said...

Love this! So pretty! I would love for you to stop by and link up to my Ten Buck Tuesday link party (it lasts all week)

 
At March 16, 2011 at 7:51 AM , Blogger kara@elements-interiors.net said...

LOVE THIS! Come on ova' and link up to my Linky Party! xoxokara


*ENTER LINKY PAR-TAY Here! *

 
At March 16, 2011 at 1:12 PM , Blogger Tammy@Beatrice Banks said...

This looks great! Love it.

 
At March 16, 2011 at 1:16 PM , Blogger Betsy said...

Love this project and it looks like a strong "D" to me. I love letters and have lots of them around the house, but nothing with moss. This is a "must try."

 
At March 16, 2011 at 3:11 PM , Blogger Ashley Sinatra said...

Adorable and definitely a D, sorry hubby. haha :)

I visit Phoenix often so you will have to tell me where your favorite thrift shop is so I can have a look next time I am there (unless you want to keep it a secret, haha).

Ashley
www.TheThriftyWife.com

 
At March 20, 2011 at 6:37 AM , Blogger kara@elements-interiors.net said...

I LOVE the monogram !!! Now I WANT!!!!
I am your newest follower!

Thank you for linking this up to Whassup Wednesday! Hope to see you this week at my
Par-Taaaay!

xoxokara...I would LOVE to have you as a Follower/Friend at my blog :)

 
At April 4, 2011 at 9:57 PM , Blogger Emeric Photography said...

Adorable! Gonna give it a try myself soon! Thanks :)

 
At May 14, 2011 at 11:05 AM , Blogger janet dycus said...

yes i am hoping you are the person that made a cupcake stand out of cans that you cover with plain cardstock

 

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