DIY oversized letters for under $5. So cute! From

As I bust my buns to finish part 3 of my Disney on the Cheap series, I thought I'd bring in my favorite gals from Find it Make it Love it to show you an ADORABLE, cheap, and easy project. These oversized wooden letters would look good in just about any room. At any time. Anywhere. Be sure to check out their blog, they are my favorite DIY girls because their projects are actually doable! Enough chit chat, let's get to it. Take it away, girls!

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Thanks Jordan! Yes you read that right! For less than $5 you can make custom letters for any word you choose! Steffany and I are so excited to share this cheap and easy project with you today! It's a great way to add some fun charm to any room without spending mega bucks. AND they can be painted any color you choose!

Here's all you need to make your own custom letters or words:

  • A pack of wood shims (found by the lumber at the hardware store)
  • Wood glue
  • Scissors
  • Paint
  • Sanding block

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Wood shims are fat on one end and gradually get thinner on the other end. DIY Letter art(12)

Because one end of the shim is thin, we can just use scissors to cut that end to size! No big tools necessary!

Step 1: Cut the shims to the size you want. These shims are 12 inches long, so we made our letters 12 inches high. DIY 'EAT' Letters (11)

We cut the cross lines of our letters to 8 inches. Some heavy duty scissors would likely work better than our everyday household scissors, but we were still able to cut through them. Once all your letter pieces are cut, use a sanding block to smooth out all the sides.

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Step 2: Use wood glue to glue the letters together. Using clips to hold them in place is helpful while they dry.DIY 'EAT' Letters (9)

Step 3: Paint the letters. DIY 'EAT' Letters (7)

Step 4: Hang your word using Command strips. The letters are really light, so Command strips work perfectly!DIY 'EAT' Letters (3)

Done in less than an hour and less than 5 bucks – now that's a good craft! 🙂DIY 'EAT' Letters (6)DIY 'EAT' Letters (2)

Thanks for having us Jordan! We are always thrilled to stop by. 🙂

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