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DIY Love Marquee

DIY Love Marquee
Materials:
  • Paper Mache Letters
  • Spray Paint
  • Awl
  • Exacto Knife
  • LED Lights


Directions:


  1. Mark It: Put your name in lights! Start by grabbing your pencil and marking off 10 evenly spaced 10 dots for your lights.

  2. Cut & Poke Next, with an x acto knife, cut out the back of each letter about a quarter of an inch from the edge. Then, take your awl and poke through your pre-marked holes.

  3. Spray It Now, you're ready to paint! Lightly spray your letter with your spray paint, wait about a minute and add another coat. Allow your letter to dry for 30 minutes before moving on to the next step. Note: When spraying, it's best to step back about 5 feet to stay away from the spray.

  4. Light It Up With all of your holes in place, you're ready to add lights! Push your lights through your holes from the back of the Letter. Place the light strings into the back of your board to keep your lights secure and neatly organized. Turn your switch on and light 'er up!

DIY Love Marquee

Founder of Darby Smart, Nicole Farb shows you how to make a Love Marquee for as little as $19.


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