Nursery DIY #2 and a name hint!

Oh Pinterest, I love you so! Of course this idea came from there! I saw this before I had the nursery planned, but I’ve been set on using it in some way. Turns out wrapping with twine was perfect for what I’m going for in there πŸ™‚

So, I bought a cardboard letter…

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Yes, a K!

I used jute(twine) to wrap it with because I preferred that color and texture.

First, I covered the top and bottom

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Then, I got to wrapping. Every few rows I put some hot glue down just to keep it secure (also used it in the more angled areas to hold the twine where I wanted it). The wrapping part will be different depending on the letter, but it’s hard to go wrong as long as you pay attention. I used 2 rolls of twine so I kept one going continually and the other for any small pieces I needed randomly.

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After wrapping it looked like this.

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Then I moved on to the flowers. I used a strip of fabric about an inch thick and the length varied depending on the size of the flower. I think my biggest flower had a strip about 16″.

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Most people use felt or another piece of fabric, but I had index cards so that’s what I used and… It worked perfectly.

Start by folding one end of your fabric into a point and hot glue that down to the center of the fabric (index card) with the folds facing down.

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Then, you just start twisting the fabric (always in the same direction) around the center point.

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Eventually, you end up with a flower! Trim all the excess fabric (index card) off and your done!

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I made 3 flowers and a bow. Once I decided my placement I hot glued them down to the K (any ideas yet?)

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Last step, I attached ribbon to the back of the K to hang it.

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Done, and done!

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melissa0785

I’m a twenty-something wannabe city girl living in Tallahassee, FL with my husband and high school sweetheart, David, and our girls, Kennedy and Reese. I'm a financial analyst, much better with numbers than words, but this is my attempt at recording this wonderful, crazy life of ours.

14 thoughts on “Nursery DIY #2 and a name hint!”

  1. Honey…you did a wonderful job with that letter! By the time I get there, I will see the whole finished product…even my first grandchild or granddaughter! Times going fast now. I hope you’re feeling pretty good. If you want an new baby puppy, Al and Susans dog is pregnant, too. Lots o’ Love to you, David and K.
    Grams

      1. Yes I did πŸ™‚ I REALLY would love to see you when you come down this month. I’d love to catch up with you!! When are you guys coming?

  2. I love love love this!!! You are doing one for me when I have a little girl! Or you can make me an E! Haha! And a K???? What is this precious girl’s name? I NEED to know!! Love you!

  3. My guesses:
    Kayla, Kailynn, Kelsey, Kaleigh, Kylie, Kallie, Karis…

    Karis is my main pick. πŸ˜‰

    Can’t wait!!

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