It has become a goal for us this year to cook more at home and eat out less. To help encourage this goal, we have been trying a ton of new and exciting recipes from cookbooks and food websites. In honor of this new life change, I thought it would be fun to add some DIY decor to our bare white kitchen walls. The main inspiration for this project was a cookbook that belonged to my mother. I loved the traditional 1950′s recipes, the font, and the aged pages (I also felt comfortable cutting the pages out because she had two copies of the book!)
What you’ll need:
-Large wooden letters (mine were from Michael’s)
-The cookbook of your choosing
-1 felt brush
-1 Exacto knife
1. Cut out strips from your cookbooks (mine were generally 1 inch by 2 inches). 2. Coat your letter with a layer of Modge Podge. 3. Begin to place your strips of paper on the letter coating each individual piece with Modge Podge. 4. Cover your letter completely and don’t worry about making sure the paper fits perfectly on your letter because you are going to cut off the edges once your letter is dry. 5. Once your letter is completely dry, place it paper side down onto a cuttable surface. 6. Using an Exacto knife, cut along the edges of your letter and remove all excess paper.