Large cut-out letters, particularly those made from paper, are used to create signs and posters. These can be purchased already made from a craft-supply store, or they can be created and printed from a computer. They are often used in a classroom setting or by businesses to create advertisement signs.Continue Reading
Some websites allow crafters to custom design cut-out letters based on their needs and preferences. Block Layer is one example of such a site. Crafters can choose from multiple letter features, such as font, size and color and can save a file of selected letters to print for later use.
Businesses use large cut-out letters to create signs for their buildings and offices. These letters are often made of waterproof materials, such as plastic, and installed outdoors. Letters used to create business names or other titles may be purchased individually from wholesale suppliers that offer several designs and materials for companies to choose from. Letters may be suitable to attach to indoor or outdoor surfaces, depending on their material. Common materials include wood, plastic, vinyl and metal. Prices vary based on how detailed the letters are, and there are different costs for letters that are painted, unpainted or finished with a polish.Learn more about Crafting
A simple replica of George Washington's hairstyle can be made by stapling a paper structure around the head and attaching cotton balls. Contrary to popular assumption and the fashion at the time, George Washington did not actually wear a wig himself. Instead, he tied his naturally light brown hair in a queue (a kind of braided hairstyle that was also popular in China, where it was considered a symbol of submission) and powdered it white.Full Answer >
You can make homemade jar labels by printing a filled template onto full-sheet sticker paper using a laser color printer. Purchase sticker paper in different colors or with different borders to complement your label design and jar aesthetic.Full Answer >
To make a paper mache bird, wrap an eggshell with strips of newspaper. Make the bird's beak, feathers and other features with cardboard, and glue them to the eggshell using the beak as a guide for placement. The process of making the bird may require several hours to allow the paint and glue to dry.Full Answer >
Make a Chinese dragon head from the simple household items of empty egg boxes and paper. This takes about half an hour. You need two egg boxes, colored paper, tissue paper, paint, a pen, a stapler and glue.Full Answer >