Friday, January 6, 2012

Boys' Room Scrabble Wall

There are a couple more things I want to do to their room, but I had to share this. I love it. As in LOVE. It's one of those things I walk by about twenty times a day just to look at it. I love it that much.

I found it via Pinterest and then this blog, and actually did it; can you believe it? I did something I pinned. Cool. Of course I roped Chuck into helping me, but he did so willingly.

There were a couple of tricks to it. One, don't use nails. Use the little 3M wall-hangy-thingies. (Good description, eh?) This helps with not having tons of nail holes in your wall and also keeps them straight. Second, use a template to attach them to the wall. I had some large butcher paper that I used to wrap Christmas gifts, and I traced the squares and drew it out just as I wanted. Using an X-acto knife, I cut out the places where the tiles would be. Then we taped the template to the wall, and stuck the tiles to the wall (using aforementioned wall-hangy-thingies). Then we ripped away the paper and...voila! A beautiful, straight Scrabble wall.


  1. so i've already told you how much i love this. as in LOVE. :) seriously, it's one of my favorite things you've done! which is saying a lot since you do tons of fabulous things!

  2. Erin! I can't tell you how much I LOVE this! Do you take orders? :) I am in LOVE!!!

  3. these look so great. i may have to try to copy some day. you know in another life when i have oodles and oodles of time.

  4. Thanks for the tips about the 3M thingies (IKWYM) and the paper template. :)