Designs For the Home

DIY Door Monogram with Free Printable

DIY Door Monogram

So as promised last week in my post The Painted Trunk  here is how I made the monogrammed door plaque.


1 old piece of cheap artwork the kind printed on MDF  (canvas would work too this is what I had laying around the house)

 Primer or flat white or gray paint

Yellow latex paint satin finish

Monogram Printable (replace the sample letters with your initials, print, and cut out)

Matte Finish Mod Podge

Foam Brush

DIY Door Hanger

Paint over the artwork with the your primer (I am out of primer I used some flat gray paint)

The goal here is to keep the original image from bleeding  through on the final color.

DIY Door Hanger

Once that is dry paint the whole thing with your yellow paint. I use Valspar’s Delightful Moon from Lowes, it comes in a sample size for $3.

DIY Door Hanger

Now take the Monogram Printable before the paint dries place it in center and gently smooth it out.  This way you don’t have to wait for the paint to dry again.

*If you are scared to do it on the wet paint, you can wait until the paint dries and use the Mod Podge to glue it down. To do this once the paint has dried simply brush the Mod Podge over the paint  and place the Monogram in the center, smooth out any bubbles.

Either way you do it once it’s completely dry cover the whole thing (paper and paint) with the Mod Podge, let dry completely.

DIY DoorThen hang on your door and enjoy!  I used 3M Mounting tape to hang mine so no need to put holes in the door.


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