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5 Ways to Use Calligraphy-Inspired Decor at Home

Let these ideas help you give your home a chic update

Photography: Style Me Pretty

When decorating the home, we're always on the look out for ways on how to save on cash and repurpose items we already have. Whether it's an extra roll of wallpaper or jars that have seen better days, we always come up with ways to how to turn it into useful and lovely pieces.

Over the years, we've seen the rise in popularity of calligraphy and hand lettering as many pursued it as hobbies. If you've always loved pretty script and how it can make items extra lovely, you may want to turn your own work into decor. To make you feel inspired, here are ideas worth considering:

Wire Word Art

If you have a favorite quote or a motto that you live by, you can turn it into wall art. Prepare your wire, pliers, and a template of the phrase you want to use. Bend and twist the wire according to the letters you need. Use tape to keep it in shape and depending on the look you have in mind, you can also cover the wires in colorful yarn. Once you're done, see how you can put it on display. You can hang them up on hooks or you can use strong adhesives, too.

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Wall Print

Add a sweet touch to your entryway with a framed piece. Write your favorite song lyric, a quote from your favorite book, or your favorite Bible verse on a clean sheet of paper. Have it framed and mount it on your wall. This easy project can be done in an hour or less.

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Table Runner

To celebrate special occasions, we usually bring out the best plates, utensils, and soft furnishings, too. If you are hosting a get-together anytime soon, you can craft a special table runner! Gat creative with black craft paper and liquid chalk markers. Begin by cutting the craft paper accordingly. Sketch the words and patterns you have in mind using a pencil and once you're satisfied, you can trace it using the liquid chalk marker. Depending on the design you have in mind and the length of your runner, it's best to allocate a day to accomplish this project.

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Tired of the plain pillows you have in the bedroom? Transfer paper can help save the day! Search for free designs online and print it out on transfer paper. Transfer it onto the pillow cover using a hot iron and use your finished projects to liven up the bed. Don't forget to gently remove the paper backing from the transfer sheet.

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Whether you're showcasing them for a party or putting them up as wall decor, plates can instantly grab the attention of guests. Work on a lovely twist by creating customized plates with the help of calligraphy. On a piece of paper, prepare the phrase and design you have in mind. Tape it to the back of a glass plate and trace it using a white liquid chalk marker, then let it dry. Remove the paper, and trace the words from behind using an acrylic paint pen. Let it dry then wash the plate before using.

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PHOTOS: My Pinterventure | PCB Home |  Style Me Pretty (3 and 4) | Oh So Beautiful Paper

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