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Several months ago, I was looking for something new to display on my kitchen wall over my cabinets.
I remembered seeing some gawg-eous zinc letters at Anthropologie, but at nearly $20 a pop, they were faaar out of my price range. A quick trip to Hobby Hobby later, and I had the supplies to recreate my own…

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  • How to make a letter. Anthropologie Inspired Zinc Letters - Step 1
    Step 1

    If memory serves, the paper mache letters are about $2 a piece. You can choose just one color of paint, but I found that adding a second just gives the letters another dimension and some added visual texture.

  • How to make a letter. Anthropologie Inspired Zinc Letters - Step 2
    Step 2

    Just paint your letters with whichever color you choose for the base coat (I chose the darker color-Wrought Iron), and, once dry, lightly brush the second color (I used Metallic Gunmetal) over the first. I used a paper towel for this step, but a dry brush would work as well

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