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Get your name in lights with this simple marquee letter DIY
I really wanted a marquee letter for our new apartment, but I didn't want to break the bank with a vintage version, or buy crazy new tools to make my own. So, I got crafty and came up with a super simple version that you'll love!

Posted by Sugar & Cloth from Houston, Texas, United States • Published See Sugar & Cloth's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a letter. Diy Marquee Letter - Step 1
    Step 1

    Trace along the outside of a cardboard letter with an Exacto knife, and guts the inside.

  • How to make a letter. Diy Marquee Letter - Step 2
    Step 2

    Use the bulb casing to get a layout of where the lights will sit, then make X's in the cardboard the for bulb casing to fit snuggly into.

  • How to make a letter. Diy Marquee Letter - Step 3
    Step 3

    Spray paint the letter your color of choice, and the insert the lights and casing into place and tuck the excess cords in the back.

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thefunkylama
thefunkylama · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 2 projects
Wouldn't the lights get hot and having a cardboard letter next to them be a fire hazard?
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liliawodna
liliawodna · Kalamazoo, Michigan, US
This is awesome!!! I'm getting married in April and might have to make one to use for decoration and then for our apartment! Love it!
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