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| HOW YOU MAKE THEM |
This DIY was a spontaneous make, so I used what I had - metal cookie cutters - which in turn gave the finished letters a unique finish, however; an easier option would be letter moulds - but here's how I made mine.
To protect my surfaces and provide a base to my cutters, I placed my cookie cutters on top of a perspex sheet:
This is where it became a little interesting. Any shape with a centre [A, O, P, R, D, B, Q] became very difficult to remove without in turn making the cutter misshapen. I only attempted an A, and even with subsequent attempts including vaseline and cling film, could not find a way round this :(
Smooth the edges of your plaster with a fine sandpaper.
For the decoration, I kept it simple with a little gold leaf. Using a fairly dry brush of glue, I made a few brush strokes on to the plaster and then added my gold leaf sheet: