Wooden signs have become famous decor trends at the moment.
Many decor options are available at the home stores for your house, whether you are looking for some signs for your front porch or even for your back yard. But, the price can be really outrageous, right?
It will be really delightful if you can make your own rustic wood signs for your house.
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DIY Rustic Wood Signs for Stylist Interiors
If you are ready to start your DIY wooden signs today, what you need to look for as the main material is some old woods or pallets. You can find these materials at the home stores or any stores with garden centers near your house. Ask for old pallet woods as they will have some left out. If you ask them nicely, you can get loads of pallet woods for free.
Or, if you cannot find old woods, you can purchase some affordable woods and do some treatments to make them look rustic and old. You can make your new woods look alike old woods by soaking them into a mixture of white vinegar and black tea which have been infused with the old steel wool rust. Next, you need to decide whether you will make your old wood looks natural or you want to make it distressed. If you want to make it look distressed, you just need to paint the whole plank in white.
When the wood is ready, you just need to do the lettering on it. You can write anything you want. Any inspirations can be taken from your favorite quotes or sayings, from the home store displays, from magazine, or from the internet. For DIY rustic signs, generally, it depends on your creativity as long as you already have the main materials, like woods or planks, paints, brushes, and sandpapers.
Additional materials are also probably needed. If you want to hang your wooden signs, you need some ropes and also some nails. If you want to make some kind of a cabinet door or a cupboard door, you need to prepare some handles or knobs. For the decoration, you can add frames, ribbons, bows, fake flowers, etc depending on your taste.
One advantage for making your own pallet signs for your home décor is that it becomes one and only décor in the world. You can decorate your signs just like anything you want. You can also spread the signs all over your house for fabulous rustic touch. What you need to do is learn the basic steps you need to make DIY rustic wooden signs. These are eight DIY pallet signs that you can try at home:
1. A Crafted Welcome Sign
You can hang your rustic welcome sign on your front door. What you need to do is prepare old pallet with 38 inches width and 10 inches tall. You can paint it to your favorite vinyl color. Don’t forget to prepare the frame with dark color to bring contrast with the pallet color. Craft the word carefully with your own writing styles. This vintage DIY sign will surely make your front house more gorgeous.
2. A Gorgeous Home Sweet Home Sign
You can make a home sweet home sign for your living room décor. Prepare three old planks in the same size. To make it more rustic, you can just leave them as they may be, you don’t need to cover them with vinyl. Organize them in one row and frame them altogether with small strips of wood. Paint the letters in white to create a fabulous distressed view. One plank, one word. When ready, you can hang this sign anywhere in the house.
3. A Distressed Love Sign
You can hang a love sign inside your bedroom. You can put it above your headboard. To create a distressed look, you just need to paint your plank in white. What you need to do next is choose the lettering suited to your taste. You can also add a heart symbol between the lettering to make it warmer and delightful.
4. A Scrap Plank Beach Sign
To create the beach atmosphere in your house, you can display a scrap plank beach sign on the wall near your front door. You can add arrows to point to your inside house direction. You can also add some ropes to add more beach atmosphere. The sign can be made from distressed pallet or plank to create wonderful coastal view.
5. A Reclaimed Door Sign
You can also make your décor sign from reclaimed wood. You can make a rustic cupboard door from it as the look itself seems old. You can write your favorite quote or sayings on it. To make it useful as the cupboard door, you need to add some handles or other hardware to make it into gorgeous rustic wood sign décor.
6. A Simple Bathroom Sign
You can make a simple bathroom sign from some painted planks. You can write your message on them. For example: be clean, be healthy message. Additional embellishment like ribbons, ropes or bows can be tied altogether with a nice burlap strip. You can hang your bathroom sign above your sink mirror or elsewhere.
7. A Stylist Slatted Wooden Box Sign
You can also make a rustic sign for your kitchen from slatted wooden box. You can prepare a large and thin plank for it. You can cover the plank with vinyl if you want. Add “Bless the FOOD before us, the FAMILY beside us, and the LOVE between us” sentiments on it. It will be very encouraging to be hung on your kitchen wall to remind everybody how grateful they are.
You can use the ideas as your references when you want to make DIY projects on rustic wooden signs to decorate your house. The rustic look can make your house looks like a farmhouse. You can bring some rustic and farm-like touches in your house by making use of some old woods.