Brook is back with an easy project to add a little texture to a little man’s space with her faux leather nailhead trimmed letter that she made for her boy’s dinosaur room. This is a very simple project that can be made in less than an hour.
Hi IC readers! It’s Brook from BeingBrook and I’m so excited to show you how to make a faux leather wall letter. My 6-year old has a dinosaur bedroom and claims that it feels EXACTLY like dinosaur skin!
Paper Mache Letter
1. Paint your paper mache shape a similar color to the faux leather you chose.
2. After the paint is dry it over and trace the front onto the wrong side of the faux leather.
3. Cut out the leather.
6. Push your upholstery tacks into the edges. I found it best to push in towards the outside at an angle so that you weren’t stressing the edges of the cardboard.
Tip: If your letter is going to be accessible to little fingers that might try to pick the tacks out you can put a little dot of hot glue under the tack before pressing it down.
Thanks for letting me share my dinosaur skin wall letter! —Brook
Join Brook on her blog this week as she unveils more of the room and shows you the little details that make this room the perfect dinosaur room for her 6-year old boy. Here is a little sneak peek of a portion of the room with his desk makeover and curtains.