I’ve seen this fall sign around Pinterest and Facebook but could never find the source. I decided to make my own DIY decor sign but have it work for two holidays or seasons. I can use this side for fall and then flip it to the other side for Christmas.
I feel like my Fall and Thanksgiving decor isn’t out very long. That’s probably because I’m not a big fan of holiday decor. I feel like my home gets cluttered and I get tired of keeping the kids out of it! I like the idea of this sign being out longer. It works well with the rest of my decor so it fits in and I don’t worry about it much.
My board is a 2x8x8 that has been cut in half. I made two so I can give one to a friend but you could do one that says Welcome, Love, Home, Eeek, or something for other holidays.
How to make a DIY decor sign:
I used my Silhouette to cut out vinyl to use as a stencil. Each letter, the leaf, and the snowflakes were each their own stencil and I used transfer tape to place each one.
I then used left over chalky finish paint to paint inside the stencils. If you dab you can avoid paint getting under your stencil. Since I used vinyl and I made sure to rub on the edges of my stencil I went ahead and used brush strokes because I liked the look it gave.
Once I took the vinyl off and let the paint completely dry, I sanded the letters a bit to make it look worn. I also sealed it with a satin rub on poly so I can use this sign outside if I want to.
The paint got under the stencil a little bit but I was please that the stencil held up pretty well in general.
What would you put on your double sided DIY decor sign?