10 Marquee Letter Projects

10 Marquee Letter Projects to Light Up Your Life

I can’t get enough of these Heidi Swapp light-up marquee letters » – they are so versatile and fun. If you’re a fan but struggling to think of ways that you can make them look more creative, take a look at some of the ideas below that will really make them shine!

10 Marquee Letter Projects

Mix and Match

letters backed with different patterned paper

Use a mix of different patterned and coloured papers to spice up your letters for a trendy, mismatched look.

DIY Marquee Letter project by A Pumpkin and a Princess »

girly letters with pink background and gold edging

Use contrasting colours on the edges and sides for a bold look – metallics look especially good as they will pick up the light more.

Sweet Love Light Up Letters by CarnivalLetters »

 Vintage Throwback

red vintage style bar sign using mottled paint

Create a mottled, aged effect using paint in a retro red colour for a real vintage feel to your letters.

Bar sign by AntonMakaDesigns »


simple initial and ampersand feature on wall at wedding

For a simple but effective wedding decoration to catch the eye of every guest, hang up letters of your initials on a wall or stand on a table.

Speakeasy Style Wedding by Refinery 29 »

colourful light up letters spelling drink up

For a more colourful wedding, paint or spray paint your letters using shades from your colour scheme, then string up or hang near the bear area for a fun idea for your wedding toast!

Custom Marquee Sign by Emmaline Bride »

light up letters on wedding cake

Light up letters make a great alternative for stunning cake decoration – simply paint and embellish according to your colour scheme!

Marquee Letters Cake by Erica O’Brien »

Around the House

light up welcome sign saying hey

Embellish as you prefer and hang up in your hallway for a welcome that guests will always remember.

DIY marquee sign by Homey Oh My »


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Use red paint to paint the outsides of the letters and patterned paper on the insides to create a Christmassy phrase that fits in with your current Christmas decor.

merry and bright in light up letters with gold glitter

Cover your favourite Christmas phrase in gold glitter and let it shine above your fireplace on a cold winter night.

Christmas Light-Up Marquee Letters by A Beautiful Mess »


boo made from light up letters painted in halloween colours

For an easy halloween decoration, simply paint with halloween colours and stick on extra details like fake bugs and cobweb spray.

DIY halloween marquee letters by Madame Deals »

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