Thursday, February 9, 2012

My Finished Wood Sign

I finally finished my wood sign! It took me forever to decide what I wanted it to say or if I wanted to use paper letters or vinyl. I decided on a simple one word phrase with vinyl. It definitely is inspired by the one I saw at Shanty 2 Chic

I don't have a power saw so I had to wait until I could utilize my handy dandy dad to cut the wood for me.The materials used were:

2-planks of wood (whatever size you want) cut in half
wood stain in walnut
wood glue
silhouette SD and light gray vinyl

Once the boards were cut in half, I glued them together, one on top of the other.  When the glue dried, I took a wash cloth and wiped on the stain.  I used 2 coats but that is all to your preference.  Once it was all dry I added my word.  Seriously my simplest project yet and I love the way it turned out!

What have you been working on this week? I'd love to hear about it!

9 comments:

  1. So cute! I love this and will definitely be using it as inspiration. Raw woods are so practical and perfect right now. :)

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    1. Love the finish and the beautiful wood. The word is one of my favorite.

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  2. Thanks for every other great post. The place else could anyone get that type of info in such a perfect manner of writing? I've a presentation next week, and I am on the search for such info.
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  3. Hi Kristina, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
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  4. This is really neat...simple and peaceful! :)

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  5. i really, really LOVE your blog hun! it's lovely and i'm happy to have found it today.. count me as your newest follower! your 300th in fact! congrats♥ follow back ?

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  6. I look forward to following you. How did you do the word on the wood. Did stencil or freehand? I can never stencils to work. I'm definitely not a craft person. Thislooks incredible. I want to learn.

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  7. thank you everyone for your sweet comments :)

    for the word, I used my silhouette SD and cut the vinyl out with that. hope that helps! :)

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  8. Super lovely blog!

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