I wanted to make something fun and unique for my sister's birthday and since she had just totally transformed her living room, I wanted to make her something to put on the wall in her fresh "new" room. I started with their last name, Baker, and then used all the first names of their family, fitting them in like a game of scrabble. The corner looked a tad bare when I finished, so the bird stencil was the perfect little addition to fill in the gap. :)
For my letters,
I use cardstock stencils that you can buy in a pack for pretty cheap at Wal Mart.
Then I had fun doing this square canvas one for my friend Natalie, the bride to be: