Sunday, February 26, 2012

My Scrabble Board Project

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Words with Friends is going crazy and there's a sudden popularity with using scrabble letters as art so I thought I'd make an art piece that works for us in the house.

{You can now purchase a PDF file of the scrabble board at my Etsy shop}
Here are my materials:
Scrabble game; old Dictionary ($1.00 at Goodwill!), magnets,
24"x24" sheet metal, frame
I glued the magnets to the back of each scrabble letter
I used some Mod Podge to glue some dictionary
pages to the sheet metal
One layer of pages done. I added a 2nd layer to make sure all
of the sheet metal was covered.
I created my own scrabble board and printed it out.
{You can purchase a Vintage Scrabble Board PDF
from my Etsy Shop} I then went over all of the pages
with a coat of Mod Podge to protect the pages.
I bought a frame you can put together yourself. It's a little thin
so I may still look for a 2'x2' frame or maybe make my own.
Hang it up!
Then write your own message or have an ongoing game.
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  1. LOVE this idea! Is there any way that you would possibly share the board that you created? Is there any way that I could get a digital copy? (For example: could you e-mail it to me?) I would love to use it to make my own board!

    Thanks a million!

    cdavis152 at gmail dot com

    1. Missy - A Scrabble Board PDF is now available in my Etsy Shop.

  2. Just because you're playin a word game doesn't mean that you have to come up with the most complex words.

    scrabble cheat

  3. Like Missy, would love to have a copy of your digital file if you are willing to share. Looks just fab. Love the idea!

    curious_female at hotmail dot com

    1. Miche - A Scrabble Board PDF is now available in my Etsy Shop.

  4. Can you tell me what size frame/sheet metal you used?


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