Learn How to Make an Easy Sequin Monogram Letter!

by Jillian Leslie on

Party decorations are what bring a party to life, and if yore like me and love making your own decorations you won’t want to miss this gorgeous glam sequin monogram letter DIY.

This craft, created by Kristen and Missy from Sweetly Chic Events & Designs, is a great addition to a glam party and will look fabulous at a baby shower, 1st birthday, bridal shower, or even as decor for a girl’s bedroom.

If you’d like to learn how to make your own yourself, just scroll down and go through the simple instructions. Your guests will be so impressed!


Learn How to Make an Easy Sequin Monogram Letter!

Monograms are a classic trend that never goes out of style! We decided to bring an element of glitz and glam to a traditional monogram by simply adding sequins for that bling factor.

This quick and easy DIY will be sure to dazzle at your next party or bring some finesse to your home decor!

Learn How to Make an Easy Sequin Monogram Letter!


Supplies to make your own sequin monogram letter


Step 1:

We want to start by covering up the edges of the letter.

Take a strand of your elastic sequin cording and carefully cut pieces to adhere to the edges of your paper mache letter that cannot be wrapped with the elastic.

DIY Sequin Monogram step 1

Step 2:

With your hot glue, adhere the strands of your pre-cut elastic to any edging of the perimeter of your paper mache letter.

Step 2 - Sequin Monogram letter

Step 3:

Starting at any edge of your paper mache letter, hot glue the end of your cording (starting on the back of your letter) and begin to carefully wrap the sequin band around it.

Be sure as your wrap, there are no gaps between the layers of the cording.

If you have some small gaps, you can easily fill them in with loose sequins.

Step 3 - Sequin Monogram letter | CatchMyParty.com

Step 4:

As you get to a new edge of your letter, you may need to start wrapping the cording in the opposite direction.

Of course, this depends on the letter you are working on.

Step 4 - Sequin Monogram letter

Step 5:

We wrapped our sequins vertically along the outer edge of our letter ‘E’ to save on time and to give it a smoother look.

Step 5 - Sequin Monogram letter

Step 6:

Finish wrapping any other areas of your letter.

You should be left with a fully covered letter!

Step 6 - Sequin Monogram letter

Step 7:

We wanted to add a little extra something to our monogram, so we decided to add a pretty coral-colored silk flower for a fun detail!

Step 7 - Sequin Monogram letter

Step 8:

Carefully adhere your silk flower with a touch of hot glue.

Step 8 - Sequin Monogram letter

Step 9:

Congratulations on creating your own beautiful and fun sequin monogram!

It’s suitable for any event or as a unique piece of home decor!

Step 9 - Sequin Monogram letter

Thank you, Missy and Kristen, for sharing your boundless creativity! I would never have thought to use sequin cording… wonderful idea!

To learn more about Missy and Kristen, please visit them at Sweetly Chic Events & Designs, and on FacebookPinterest, and Instagram.

Need more party decoration craft ideas?

For more glitzy inspiration, check out these glam parties from our site, and these additional glam party supplies from vendors with listings on Catch My Party!

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    Amanda H wrote:

    Love this. It turned out so chic. Can't wait to make some of these. Thank you for sharing!

  • Eugenia M

    Eugenia M wrote:

    About how many yards of the sequin cording do you need for this project? =) Thanks!

  • Jessica P

    Jessica P wrote:

    Where did you find the letter. I went to my local craft store(michaels) and they didn't have larger ones. Any suggestions?