Grammarous: Pretty Punctuation Home Decor

Posted by on Mar 02, 2016

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Do you want to show the world your love of literature and language but don't know how? Having typographic art and decor becomes a decorative declaration of love. Punctuation is especially fun and effortless to incorporate into your style, so here are some punctuation decor DIYs to get you started on the grammar grind.

Ampersand Thumbtack Art
Who knew that thumbtacks could look so on point? This DIY ampersand art from Life in Velvet is sheer perfection. Tape an ampersand template to the canvas and pin away. You could also use multi-sized canvases and different punctuation marks for an eclectic but exemplary look.

Faux Zinc Punctuation Bookends
While this tutorial from head above water does not instruct on how to make the punctuation marks, it does however explain how to take plain bookends and turn them into distressed works of art. Buy a pair elsewhere, like this set from Wayfair, and try your hand at this gorgeous makeover.

Ampersand String Art
Ellie Koleen Photography
String art is nothing new but always looks so original as decor. This ampersand string art tutorial featured on Ellie Kolleen Photography is easy to follow and produces something that is simply stunning. For a typographic take, use a set of palettes and make a collection of different punctuation marks to display.

Moss-Covered Ampersand
Transform a wooden ampersand into mossy magic with this how-to from Creative Green Living. The grassy texture adds dimension and character to this otherwise-flat monogram. Mix with other woodsy decor for a look that breathes whimsy and fantasy.

Punctuation Embroidery Hoop Accents
Barb Greve
Paint your favorite symbols onto canvas embroidery hoops via this tutorial from DecoArt. Make your own embroidery hoops and use bright paints to accent the symbols against the background. This DIY is simple but makes an excellent mark in grammar-chic design.

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