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Me & You Ampersand Decor Featured

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By Carolina from 30 Minute Crafts!

Celebrate togetherness with this fun Ampersand Décor piece! Add texture and meaning with hot glue as you make décor that is fun to gift, or keep in your own home. This trendy piece makes a great wedding, anniversary, holiday, or Valentine’s gift!

 

supplies for ampersand decor

 

Supplies Needed: 
Paper Mache Ampersand
Precision Pro Glue Gun
French Vanilla Scented Hot Glue
Pencil
Multisurface Paint
Paintbrush

 

sketch out design

Step 1. Start by sketching your You, Me and hearts on your piece. These will be your placement guide. Make sure to leave room for the glue – it won’t be as thin as a pencil line.

 

write with glue

Step 2. Use your glue gun to write. Don’t worry about following your lines perfectly.

 

peel up any mistakes

Step 3. If you make any mistakes, let them cool, peel them off, and write again. This project is very forgiving… but be sure to let the hot glue cool first!

 

paint using Multi Surface Paint

Step 4. Once the glue has cooled, paint with the multi-surface paint.

 

finished painted ampersand

Step 5. You might need two coats to get even coverage.

 

finished me and you ampersand decor

Step 6. Allow the paint to dry, and your décor is complete!

 

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