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DIY Moss Decorative Letters

DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios

DIY Moss Decorative Letters

DIY Your own Moss Decorative Letters. These can be hung on a jumbo wreath (as pictured below), or events such as weddings. See how I used these decorative letters with the wedding arch in this post! You're probably thinking this is such an involved process, but I assure you with a little time & a great show, you'll be done in no time! Let's get started!!!


DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios

You’ll want to start out with a cardboard box. No specific type - here I recycled my amazon box.

DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios

Make a banner of your word or letter and add some colored pencil or pencil to the back. You can also use transfer paper for this step if you have that on hand.

DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios

Tape the banner on the cardboard so it doesn’t move and start tracing. I made my letter a bit bigger so it’s nice and sturdy. You don’t want think parts that can easily break off.

DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios

You'll want to occasionally look at the cardboard to check on your progress.

When you’re done, go over the lines with a darker pen or marker so it’s easier to cut.

DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios
DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios

cut out the letter and begin covering it with some masking tape or painter’s tape to make it more sturdy.

DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios
DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios

use some hot blue and start adding the moss. I’m using reindeer moss from the dollar tree.

DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios
DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios

When you’re done, it’s time for a haircut! Trim the top and sides of the letter.

DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios

You can leave the back as is. Add moss, or paint it like I did here. In hindsight I should have painted the back after I initially finished adding the tape. Learn from my mistake lol.

DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios
DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios

Add moss anywhere that needs it, trim, and you’re all set

DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios

I hope you enjoyed this super quick tutorial! Want to see me make this in action? Watch the YouTube video here:

DIY Moss Decorative Letters - Simply Handmade Studios