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How to Make a Moss Monogram

Apply moss to an oversized chipboard letter and embellish with ribbon and artificial buds to create a whimsical monogram with a spring feel.

Marian Parsons, Miss Mustard Seed
Playful Moss Monogram

Materials Needed:

  • oversized chipboard letter
  • hot glue gun
  • hot glue sticks
  • reindeer moss
  • ribbon
  • scissors
  • artificial sprig with buds

Glue Moss to Letter

Preheat hot glue gun. Once hot, apply glue to chipboard letter in small sections (Image 1). Immediately press moss into hot glue and hold in place until glue cools (Image 2). Repeat until the entire surface of letter is covered, including sides (Image 3). Tip: Don't insert moss inside holes for letters like "A" or "R."

  • Apply Glue for Moss
  • Begin Layering Moss on Monogram Letter
  • Pressure Moss to Help Adhere

Attach Ribbon

Cut ribbon approximately eight inches long (Image 1). Apply hot glue to letter's back, pressing ribbon into glue until dry (Image 2). Loop ribbon and glue down the other end (Image 3). Tip: For letters that are wide at the top, cut a longer ribbon and glue the ribbon ends to the top corners of the letter.

  • Cut Ribbon at Slight Slant
  • Let Ribbon Dry Before Knotting
  • Add Ribbon to Moss Monogram

Embellish Letter

Cut individual buds off an artificial sprig using scissors (Image 1). Apply hot glue to the bottom of the bud and press into moss (Image 2). Arrange blossoms individually or cluster them in groups of three for a more natural look (Image 3). Display the completed moss monogram by hanging it on your front door in place of a traditional spring wreath or create multiple moss letters to spell out a favorite phrase.

  • Moss Adornment
  • Moss Adornments
  • Flowering Moss Adornment
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