Magnetic Scrabble Tree

Magnetic Scrabble Tree

Magnetic Scrabble Tree

Magnetic Scrabble Tree

Have you seen those printable trees that have Christmas word in different fonts to create the shape?  Of course I thought scrabble tiles could do the same thing.  The tricky part was finding words that fit into the number of spaces I needed.  I could have glued the tiles right onto the cookie sheet, but that is investing a lot of tiles for just one project.  So instead I used my trusty E6000 glue to attach magnets to the back of each tile.  I found this old cookie sheet at Goodwill and loved the antique feel it had.  When Christmas is over, I intend to spell out other messages with the tiles that fit the season or current Holiday.

Scrabble Advent Calendar

Scrabble Advent Calendar

Scrabble Advent Calendar

Scrabble Advent Calendar

I made this advent calendar last year, so I do not have in-progress pictures.  Don’t worry, I’ll walk you through it.  This project can be made with letters from 1 scrabble game.  I had some tiles that were burgundy on one side.  I used those to give an antique feel.  You could create the same effect by painting the back of your tiles before beginning this project.  I would do one thing different if I were to do this project again.  I would place the “Merry” line over a space or forgo placing the tiles within the squares on the board completely.  I like things to be symmetrical, so this bothers me a bit.  It is still cute as is however, so I try to get over my OCD.

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