(diy tutorial) felt monogram nursery art

There must be something in the water because everyone I know is pregnant at the moment. This just gives me an excuse to get my craft on…and to avoid drinking the water. This baby shower gift idea is super easy and very cute, if I do say so myself. If you know what the nursery theme will be, you can coordinate the scrapbook paper and felt colors accordingly. This particular felt monogram nursery art is being sent to California to help welcome baby Leo to the world (via home birth). His pop was a best man in our wedding and a longtime friend of my husband. Congrats to the expecting parents!


Scrapbook Paper
Embroidery Thread & Needle
Paper Cutter (or scissors)
Letter Stencil (or print out your own)
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Step 1: Cut the piece of scrapbook paper to fit inside of the frame.
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Step 2: You can make your own letter stencil by typing out your favorite block letter font onto a word document, and then print the letter out on card stock and cut it out. Using the marker, trace the letter stencil to the backside of the felt. Cut out the felt letter.
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Step 3: Stitch around the letter with embroidery thread.

Step 4: Place the letter on top of the scrapbook paper and place inside of the frame. You can secure the letter to the scrapbook paper using glue or tape if needed.

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Step 5: Trace the letter on leftover scrapbook paper and attach to white card stock to make a matching card. You can tie the card to the frame using a piece of ribbon or yarn.

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I'm Vanessa and it's my mission in life to spread my love of hot glue guns and glitter to others. I suffer from craft ADHD, regularly working on at least 10 projects at the same time and my craft room looks like a tornado hit it. My first craft book, Party in a Jar, was published in 2014. I look forward to crafting with you!


  1. says

    Super adorable… I can’t wait to make this for my little girl’s nursery! When I get the room done, I will post a picture of my completed one and link to your tutorial. I am also loving the flower headband clip tutorials! Thank you so much!

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