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August 26, 2011

DIY - Super Hero Letters

My 3 1/2 year old son loves his superheroes. 
Batman, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Captain Ameri-ma 
(That's what he used to call him...now he very proudly boasts Captain A-Mer-i-CA) 
Anyways, He loves pretty much all super hero's. 
So I found these super cute PARIS letter's on Pinterest and thought...
What if I did his name, but with comic book characters? 
Now, I know I am not the first to think of this, but I loved the idea 
and had a ton of fun making them.

These are what I made for my little man.

 This is an exceptionally easy project to do and requires very little in the way of supplies. 

You will need the following:
  • Modge Podge Glue
  • Foam applicator
  • Comic books (I paid a total of $5.00 for them)
  • Wooden letters
  • White spray paint 

My total cost for this project was under $20.00.

First I took his letters and spray painted them white,
so I wouldn't see any of the "wood" color showing through or around the edges.

Next, I cut out what felt like a bazillion pictures. 
I will say that I gave up on this half way through and just cut large sections of the comics out. 

I then laid glued them onto the letters in the way I thought they looked best. 
It was kind of like a puzzle.

I then gently covered each letter with a final coating of Mod-Podge and let dry completely. 
After it has dried I spray painted over it with a clear coat to give it kind of a glossy look. 
This is optional really.

Needless to say, He LOVES them!! 


Anonymous said...

Loved this I just made some for my son's nursery. Great idea!!

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