Make Your Own Mini Marquee Letter

Vintage marquee letters are definitely on trend right now, but they can also be hard to find and very expensive. With battery-powered lights, foam core, and some spray paint, you can make your own mini version in an afternoon.

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Add String Lights

Start with the light bulb closest to the battery compartment and stick it through the hole closest to the bottom-edge of the letter. Continue, pushing one light through each hole, until all holes are filled. Using electrical tape, attach battery back to the back of the letter. Tip: The back of the letter will look a little crazy, but don't worry — it won’t be visible.

Display and Enjoy

Display the finished project on a shelf or table full of fun accessories. This whimsical piece is perfect for a child’s room or nursery.

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