DIY Project : The Botanical Paper Monogram

Recently, I was looking for something to decorate my little boy nursery. Something hand made, like a little proof of love from me to him. In the book ‘Paper Craft Home’ by Sarah Louise Matthews, I have found some inspiration to do this beautiful DIY Botanical paper monogram.

This DIY is fun and colorful and perfect for a nursery or a kid bedroom so I thought I would share it with you. You will be surprised to see how quick and simple it is to create your own botanical monogram. It took me around 1 hour to do it, and once framed (Ikea) the result is quite nice, isn’t it ? It can also be a unique nice gift for a friend !

DIY Video : A Botanical paper monogram

What I love about this DIY is that you can easily make it your own and adapt it. My boy nursery has a green, grey, black and white color palette. So I worked with similar colors. You can also change the style of the leaves to make it more equatorial or even floral depending on what you like.

The Botanical Paper Monogram step by step





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Glue, scissors, paint, embossing tool, colored paper, paint, brush, Ikea Frame.

Step by step

You have all your supplies ready ? Let’s go and make this beautiful DIY botanical paper monogram !

1.Cut out the letter using scissors.

2. Paint the letter using paint and a paintbrush.

3. Cut out a number of different leaves using various colored papers.

4. Use an embossing tool to score the leaves and give them some relief.

5. Glue the leaves on the letter.

6. Glue the letter on the cardstock background of your frame.

diy botanical paper monogram

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