I've done a million sets of these name blocks. Ok, well, maybe not a million, but it sure felt like it before christmas. I've had a lot of questions on how I get my papers to be so smooth when I mod podge. I am the. mod. podge. queen. I love this stuff! I buy the 2x3 wood from Home Depot, and then cut various lengths from 4' - 7". I sand them, and then paint whatever color I'm going to be using for that set of blocks.
I choose my papers and cut them to fit just a tad bit smaller than blocks, as you can see in the picture below.
I then place a thin and even coat of mod podge over the entire surface of the block.
I line up the paper, and start smoothing it from the center out. Once I've done that a couple of times, I run my fingers around the edges of the paper. I find it sometimes lifts up a bit, so this makes the edges lay super flat!
I always wait a minimum of 15 minutes before I do anything else to the blocks.
Now it's time to put the lettering on! I center the vinyl, and peel the transfer tape off.
I put another coat of mod podge over the lettering AND the entire block. I use the gloss because I like the subtle shine it gives to the entire look of these blocks.
And voila! Here is the final look...they are quite adorbable.
I love love love these! They look great on a shelf, counter, leaning against a wall, anywhere really!
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