Wood is a beautiful natural material that lends itself well to wall letters for a more earthy take on wall décor. Wooden letters can be painted and arranged to create interesting contrasts to your existing colour scheme. Become a colour wizard with the Dulux palette for endless inspiration. This is a great time to make use of the handy tester pots. Available in a vast range of colours and hues, they are ideal if you want to get the kids involved, are perfect for small projects, and an absolute doddle to apply.
Don’t be scared to play with typefaces and fonts that help tell your story in different styles. The quirkier your wall décor experiments are, the more your letter wall art will stand out. You could stamp your family’s own personality with initial wall art that identifies each family member. Use different materials, such as wood, metal and cardboard to highlight their unique character traits. Add a dash of paint, or get even more arty with glitter, confetti or dried flowers to create a brilliant craft effect. Metal letters lend a chic, industrial feel to your home and can perfectly off-set an exposed brick wall.
You don’t need to take a course in graphic design to get creative with wall letters. The chances are you know your way from A to Z without a second thought. Follow these tips on how to decorate a wall with painted letters and the alphabet will take on a whole new meaning. Learn to love how bold and beautiful these 26 letters can be when arranged in playful ways – and make your home a place of inspiration.