Brightly painted frames, cardboard letters and loud scrapbook paper. (or, wooden frames, cardboard letters and muted scrapbook paper, which is what I was actually planning to do on the nursery wall once the baby comes and I know initials!
60 Projects to Make with Dollar Store Supplies - DIY & Crafts. I see this stuff and get all excited and then wait for bus nano to do etc I actually visit my dollar store. I'm guessing dollar stores in other parts of the country must be nicer.
10 DIY Projects to Upcycle Old Picture Frames + A FREE Printable
Easy art: 2 colours of paint; a plain white canvas; lots of buttons. Paint a simple tree shape with swirly branches; paint your initial (draw in pencil first if you are not sure); use a hot glue gun (carefully) to attach buttons et voila.a button tree
She has a link on her site to print these letters for FREE. I went to it and there are literally hundreds of each letter, you just pick and print. Then she put them in spray painted dollar tree frames and glued it all onto a spray painted board.