Tuesday, April 21, 2015

DIY Quick & Easy Wood Sign

I've been working on finishing my gallery wall now since we moved in, over 6 months ago! It's safe to say that there are a few spots in need of some love...or art, or pictures, or pretty much anything! 
I've been wanting a wood sign for a while that had either our last name or the year of our marriage. I've order some for friends off Etsy but never got around to ordering one for myself. Then I thought, heck, I could make one for way less than ordering one... & by way less I mean under $5! 
Supplies
  • 1 Wood Garden Trellis (6ft x 2ft) {I found mine at the 99 Cent Only Store)
  • Choice colored rope
  • 2 Choice paint colors
  • Paint brushes
Instructions:
  • Open trellis and break off any pieces to make the desired shape. I wanted a perfect rectangle so I broke off  4 top and bottom pieces.
  • Cut 2 equally long pieces of rope.
  • Wrap the rope around each end of the wood, securing the wood in place. 
  • Tie a knot at each end before wrapping.
  • Paint wood panel with 1-2 coats of paint and let dry.
  • Using second color of paint, write desired text on panel. Let dry.
  • When all paint has dried, add a hanging bracket on the back of the panel.
  • Find an awesome spot and hang your creation and enjoy! 









20 comments:

  1. This is adorable! I love how it turned out!

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  2. I'm collecting things for a gallery wall right now! They are so cute and such a great way to incorporate all kinds of art.

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  3. That wood sign looks great on your wall!! I love projects like this!!

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  4. You found that great wood at the 99 Cent Store? It has so much potential! I love when you find awesome stuff like that at the dollar store. :) And your sign is really cute.

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  5. This is so cute, and so easy! I need to try!

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  6. Well that's a great way to make your own sign! Thanks for the idea!

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  7. This is a really cute idea! It would also be cute outside in the garden :)

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  8. So cute! I LOVE posts like these :)

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  9. How cute it this? Very cute. I have been wanting a sign like this for my laundry room for a long time...thanks to you, I can now make one. Pinning now. We would love for you to share with us at Party in Your PJs, our weekly Link Party
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  10. Great idea. I love it when it all comes together, and for less than $5? Priceless!!! Love it.

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  11. What a great idea!! Love this, my mind is thinking of all the different things I could write on it!

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  12. This looks so incredible! I'm always so amazed by your talent. Pinned and tweeted. Please join us on Monday at 7 pm and party with us! It is so super fun to see what you have been working on! Lou Lou Girls

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  13. This is so pretty! Thanks for sharing at What'd You Do This Weekend?!

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  14. I love the wood sign! Thanks for sharing at Motivational Monday :)

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