What the H? vinyl monogrammed plate

Monogramming is apparently the “in” thing right now, and I have fallen for it hook, line, and sinker!

Here are a few monogrammed items that I’ve recently completed.


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I’m still in love with these!

Well, I’ve done it again! I’ve made yet another monogrammed home decor item.

I just can’t help myself! They are way too stinkin’ cauute!!

Okay, so I’ve seen plates with monograms all over blog-land. In fact, *I* had the idea FIRST, but there are lots of bloggers who apparently have ESP, because before I could get my vinyl in the mail I started seeing monogrammed plates popping up everywhere! But just so we’re clear, they read my mind and they copied me!

😉

I bought an H to match my other H projects. Did you notice it’s black this time instead of white?

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It’s nice having an H last name because now I get to make all sorts of inappropriate comments and it’s totally legit!
What the H?! Fo’ shizzle!

So next I took my Big H and found the center and marked it with an X. Then in all my Type-A, anal retentive, OCD glory I used a ruler just to make sure it wasn’t even a millimeter off center.

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Did I mention yet that I’m sticking it to a plate? I’m sticking it to a white dollar store ceramic plate.

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Rub on, peel off. Just gorgeous!!

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BIG H, little h. What begins with H?? Hungry Horse. Hay. Hen in a hat. Hooray! Hooray!

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So next I used a Dischanger to hang it up. Sure beats those awful metal plate hangers!

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I can think of all sorts of things H can stand for. House. Hepworths. Homebody. Helvetica. Hook ’em Horns.

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I decided to hang it up in the worst lit spot in my entire apartment – right between the fireplace and our TV. Sure makes for great pictures when you have really crappy lighting.

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It was so easy and cheap to make, but I just really love it!

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How in the H? Have I used that line enough yet? I can’t wait to do a monogram of my first name. “A” has all sorts of great jokes I can make!

Considering I’m totally obsessed with monogramming, and I’ve only done H so far, expect lots of monogrammed stuff in the near future. I’ve already got the next monogrammed item almost finished and I can’t wait to show you!

Peace out.

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Comments

  1. The “H” strikes again! haha

    Good job on the plate monogram – really all the monograms. Can’t wait to see the next one!

  2. What a great idea! I may have to steal this one! 🙂

  3. It is beautiful!! And you are so right…I have been seeing monograms everywhere!! But I know it was your idea to begin with!! 😛
    Hugs
    SueAnn

  4. So are you monogramming your car now or what?? 🙂

  5. Very nice! I like it alot! :mrgreen:
    ~Rebekah

  6. Tha looks fabulous!!! Off to read your old posts.
    I haven’t tried this..ughh…ok so am clueless, what would I need???

    Thanks!! Hopefully I’ll find answers in your past posts. =0

  7. It turned out great- I like it on the squared off plate!

    Thank you for sharing with Talented Tuesday- don’t forget to check out some of the other links posted for some cool projects!

  8. In the South, we LOVE anything monogrammed…towels, bedding, glasses!
    Lots of fun and a great way to work with kids on their alphabet, too! Rory

  9. I love it, and that is soooooooo my price range! Thank you also for turning me on to those plate hangers.

  10. I love this! We call my littlest guy H, short for Harrison! We have B’s everywhere, but h’s are prettier, and I’m not at all biased 😉

  11. Ohh, love it! It looks so classy, and actually fits in that spot perfectly! My last name started with an M… which is nice, because I’ve noticed all the PB items in the catalog have that initial on them, too. Not that I’ve ever ordered anything from them, really, but if I did it’d be nice to know exactly what I’d be getting! 🙂 Can’t wait to see your other monogram projects – I love monograms!

  12. Very Nice. You are especially luck to have a nice letter to use. Does that make sense? LOL Great job and I can’t wait to see your next project

  13. Oh I love it! I was hoping you found some fabulous way to add a monogram to a plate that you can use … but I suppose you’d need some serious equipement for that (like a kiln?) I love anything personalized! Even have a whole post dedicated to it … including personalized china … melts my heart!
    from one Allison to another …

  14. Thanks for including me in your blog party list! Great list, btw! Great idea.

    Oh, and I love the monogram plate!

  15. I love all the Monogram stuff. And you are too funny. Makes reading your blog fun and inspirational. 🙂 Thanks!

  16. I love all your monogram things! And you’re too funny. Makes reading your blog even more fun. 🙂

  17. Gorgeous as always!

    Thanks again for linking up all your great projects at Sugar & Spice.

  18. I’m excited for your first name too. Love the monogramming!!

  19. Looks awesome! And that plate hanger rocks!

  20. gorgeous! I LOVE it!

  21. I love it! I can’t believe that is a dollar store mirror – it looks so much more expensive!

  22. What a fun idea! It’s one of those “why didn’t I think of that” ideas! I love it! Thanks so much for sharing!

  23. Very very cute! I am going to make one of those. I have never thought of doing a plate! Thanks so much for sharing!

  24. haha sorry I left two comments, I didn’t think the first one got published!! 🙂 Oops!

  25. I LOVE this… like you, I have a serious and heartfelt love for monograms. As much as possible, please. And on a dollar store plate? Great idea!
    We have a Friday Fun Finds linky party… we’d love it if you’d link to this. 🙂

  26. Love the plate. And yes, I loved the knife block too!

    Two suggestions: 1) I think this plate would make a great place to set your keys when you come in, as opposed to a wall plate. (Although I must say I LOVE the dischangers link!) 2) You may want to check out this monogrammed mouse pad. I think it was on the My Romantic Home Blog on her Friday link party. She made her own monogram but you could buy it too.

    Love the monograms! My last name begins with “H” too so I especially love your projects!

  27. Luv the monogram, but luv the plate hanger more – I have not seen those! Great, and funny, post!
    Your friend in H,
    Andrea Haywood

  28. What a great way to add some detail to a room. Thanks for linking up to Saturday is Crafty Day!

  29. OMGosh, that is soooo cute! I found you via Sunday Showcase Party & I’m so glad I did because I lovvvve working with vinyl.

    I have lots of projects on my blog that I did using vinyl if you want to take a peek sometimes :o)

  30. Well, I’m always behind the power curve. I really don’t have anything monogrammed! Isn’t that just sad? And we have the same initials! hmmmm, in case you run out of places to put yours you can send them my way! I like the font you are using too!

  31. I love it! That adhesive hanger is pretty nefty too!!

  32. Sigh. I wish I could have a never-ending supply of vinyl monograms. Wouldn’t that be lovely?

    Thanks for linking up to the Mad Skills party!

  33. Fabulous! I must try this. 🙂

  34. Cool idea! The H script is especially nice.

  35. Great tutorial. Love this idea! 🙂

  36. I like very much! Your post title made me smile:)
    Thanks for linking up to “AP Tuesdays”

  37. You’re so crazy…;) Great work and thanks for linking up to Mad Skills Monday!

    Ginger
    SSB

  38. This has been my favorite on recently. Keep up the great work.
    Where do you find your vinyl?
    Thanks for linking up!

  39. Love monograms and this is simple and sweet! Thanks so much for joining The DIY Club this month! We greatly appreciate it! ~ Stephanie Lynn

  40. homesteader says:

    You inspired me!

    http://apartmenthomesteader.blogspot.com/2010/05/monogram-plate-tutorial.html

    and I linked it to your blog 🙂

  41. Soooo CUTE!!! Such a great idea. Oh, and where did you buy the monogram?? Might want to try the idea myself 🙂

  42. Hi
    This is super cute!! I’m new to vinyl, where do you buy it? Do I have to have a Cricut to do this? Can you buy just letters? What’s the least expensive way? Your blog is great, keep up the good work! 😀

  43. Fab-U-Loso!!!

    Layla

  44. What font did you use for the H? I love it! I have had my silhouette for a few years and I am just getting into the vinyl cutting and monogramming…thanks in advance!

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