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Minecraft inspired wall art

Minecraft inspired wall art

My lovely 7 year old will be turning 8 tomorrow. It’s such a cliche but time is going far too quickly and he is growing up and becoming such a lovely independent young person. He adores Minecraft so I made him some Minecraft inspired wall art as a handmade birthday gift.

Minecraft inspired wall art supplies

Deep box frame

Minecraft paper

Scrabble tiles

Hot glue gun

Bostik Blu Tak Fast Tak Repositionable Spray Glue

How to make Minecraft inspired wall art

I decided which words I wanted to frame and opted for Eat, Sleep, Mine. I have a huge stash of Scrabble letters, which I also sell in my Etsy shop, so picked out the ones I needed.

I didn’t have any Minecraft paper so looked online for some pixel inspired paper, found some I liked and downloaded it. I printed a sheet on to plain paper. If I was making this again I would print it on to thicker card to make it a little stronger

I removed the glass from the box frame and used it to draw around the pixel paper to the correct size. I glued it onto a piece of card to make it stronger, using Bostik Blu Tak Fast Tak Repositionable Spray Glue.

Whilst that was drying I switched the hot glue on to warm up and lined my Scrabble tiles. I dabbed a small amount of glue to the back of each tile and carefully placed it on to the Minecraft paper, making sure the letters were in the right order and in a straight line.

handmade Scrabble Minecraft gift

I added the three words Eat, Sleep, Mine, with one word on top of the other and left it to dry. A little while later I was able to place the glass in the frame, add the card and letters and close the back of the frame.

I think it makes a great gift for a Minecraft fan, it would also make a lovely handmade Father’s Day gift. You can add any words you like, or even a name as long as there is a corresponding Scrabble tile!

You might be interested in our other Minecraft crafts:

Gingerbread Iron Golem biscuits

Minecraft in a jar (kid-made gift)


  • Reply
    Kim Carberry
    March 17, 2018 at 9:24 pm

    Ahh! That is fab! My girls would love it.
    Happy birthday to your boy x

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    March 18, 2018 at 8:58 pm

    This looks amazing! I know many of my friends would really love a gift like this.

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    Jane Brown
    March 19, 2018 at 5:19 pm

    I love this! I think a handmade gift shows real effort on the part of the giver and means more to the recipient. I made my sister a keyring using hama beads as part of her birthday gift and she really appreciated it. BTW what do you sell in your etsy shop?

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