Sarah Gunn: Wall Candy


Framed Christmas Word Art - Right From Your Printer!

Bring joy to your world by making this holiday word art

I love decorating for the holidays. The sparkle, the colours and the chance to transform a space all make me happy. I started this year {yes, already} with my dining room. I wanted a simple sophisticated look and I am pretty excited about the results so far.

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Here is what my sideboard looked like before:

Here is what it looks like now:

I love the sparkly silvers and gun metal grays, don’t you?

The JOY collage was really easy to put together and very budget friendly. The Ikea Ribba frames were $12.99 each and the paper, from Michaels, was $5.00 for a total of $50.00. Not bad for one of a kind art made by YOU!

Here’s how you can make your own:

1. Choose a word {JOY, NOEL, HOLLY} to help you plan how many frames and how much paper you will need.

2. Decide on a colour scheme. I recommend keeping it simple: different shades of the same colour or two colours. Use your room or other decorations in the space as inspiration.

3. Choose one pattern for each layer. One bold pattern mixed with two small, simple patterns works well.

4. Use a word program to select a font that you like. Keep in mind that you need to be able to cut it out. Print the letters and use them for tracers.

5. Cut the letters and a rectangle 2” smaller than the background layer {I like to use a paper cutter for this} and glue each layer together. A craft glue stick will work well.

6. Assemble each one in a frame and you are done!