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Handlettering: That's how easy the new DIY trend is

Handlettering is the new DIY trend
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It's that easy

On Instagram and Pinterest is handlettering is trend. We also dare to artfully draw letters with three simple DIY ideas.

You need this for the placemat:

  • Foam rubber (craft shop)
  • Glue stick (eg Pritt)
  • Acrylic block (craft shop)
  • black acrylic paint
  • Photo carton in white in DIN A3
  • different black pins
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • stippling
  • Laminator and laminating film

And that's how easy it is:


1. Draw the letters with pencil on foam rubber and cut out.

2. Stick the letters evenly with an adhesive stick on an acrylic block.

3. Spread the black paint on the stamp with a stub brush and press the stamp evenly on the photo carton.

4. Label the photocard in different fonts using different black pens.

5. Laminate the place set with a laminator.

Props: Shell: Tine K Home About Car Furniture; 16, 50 € Remainder: own

You need this for the flowerpots:

  • Flower pots (nursery or hardware store)
  • Acrylic paint in white
  • waterproof fineliner in black
  • Clearcoat (craft shop)
  • pencil
  • brush

And that's how easy it is:

1. Prime the flowerpots with white acrylic paint.

2. Prescribe the lettering in pencil and inscribe with a waterproof fineliner.

3. Fix with clear lacquer.

Prop: shelf: car furniture; 399 €, kitchen towel: Car furniture; 4, 50 € salt and pepper: House of Rym; 20 €, cans:; Set of 3 79 €, rest: own

This is what you need for the knitting frames:

  • hoop
  • Fabric in pink
  • Embroidery thread in black
  • tape measure
  • French chalk
  • fabric scissors
  • pencil

And that's how easy it is:

1. Transfer dimensions of the embroidery hoop plus 2 cm of addition with a tailor's chalk to the fabric and cut the fabric.

2. Prescribe the desired lettering thinly on the fabric with a pencil.

3. Tension the fabric in the frame.

4. Using an embroidery needle and black embroidery thread, repeat the stitching in the lockstitch and, if necessary, another edge in rough stitching.

Props: Wooden Letter: Car Furniture; whole alphabet 7, 75 €, horse: Leonardo; about 4.50 €, rest: own

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