The Jones' are your normal, healthy, happy, and well balanced family next door. Well, I am not Mrs.Jones. So don't worry about keeping up.
I am a 40 year old home schooling, almost crunchy, wanna be farm owner, Jewish mom.
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Making a Marquee Letter
First we bought a 24 inch letter from Hobby Lobby for $14 and a set of out down lights from Target for $25. We them drilled holes in the wood to fit the lights. And glued an L shaped trim, called corner trim, all around the letter to hide the wire from the lights.
You can see the L shape of the trim
Then it was all spray painted blue.
Then we placed the lights and wrapped the wire inside of the back of the letter to hide them
This is our bedroom (before). We changed out the chandelier when we moved in but we love the painted ceiling and the wall color. But now we want some wall molding done in this area.
We picked a pattern to try using 4ft long by 1.5 inch wide wood. It is in the molding area at Home Depot. We cut the wood into 7, 10, and 13 inch pieces.
Here is the design we wanted. So we could make adjustment we stared in the center of the wall and us one headless nail to nail in each piece of wood. It was easy to pull off and try again if we were off measuring wise.
In this picture you can see how it is a square box of 10wide 13 tall with 7 inch pieces on all sides.
Then we added just a flat 3.5 wide 4 ft long pieces of wood also in the molding department. After everything is in place then take a nail gun and nail all the wood to the wall.
Then really months later we got around to painting it. One coat of primer and 3 coats of white paint. Then we realized that w…