How to Create Wall Graphics

Personalize the walls of your kid's room with these unique wall graphics.
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Materials:

4'x8' sheet LDF (light-density fiberboard)
2"x1"x10' pine board
wood screws
computer
jigsaw
drill
table saw

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Steps:

1. Find or draw a graphic that you and your child like and you feel comfortable cutting out with a jigsaw.

2. Have a local print shop blow the graphics up to desired dimensions and print on sticky back vinyl.

3. Carefully lay oversized sticker onto a clean sheet of LDF.

4. Use a jigsaw to cut out the shape. You may want to cover the base of the jigsaw with painter's tape or tissue to protect the vinyl from any scratches.

5. Cut a 6" length of the 1x2 for each shape and two 12" lengths. Using your table saw cut a 45-degree angle on one long edge of each of the 12" lengths.

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6. Attach one 12" section to the back of the graphic cut out with the 45-degree angle pointing down. Attach another 12" section to the wall with the 45-degree angle pointing up to act as a cleat. Use the 6" length along the back, bottom of the shape as a spacer to keep your cutout an equal distance from the wall along all edges.

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7. Hang the graphic by sliding the 12" section on the back of the graphic into the one attached to the wall.

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