Rustic Fall Sign Tutorial

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Remember my Rustic Fall Vignette from this year? Well, today I’m sharing the tutorial on how I made the FALL sign made from a wood plank.

I put together the vignette by borrowing things from around the house. After having it almost complete I felt that it was lacking a statement piece so I went into my garage to see what I had to work with.

Rustic Fall Vignette 3 by @tarynatddd

After finding a piece of stained wood, I used it to put together  this Rustic Fall Sign.

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The piece of wood was already stained in a Kona stain by Rusteolum. It was 6 ft long so I cut it evenly in two places so each plank was 2 ft.

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I lined up the boards and then screwed three wood shims onto the backs to secure the boards together. I used wood shims only because that is what I had on hand but you could use small pieces of wood.

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Using my Silhouette cutting machine, I cut out these vinyl letters to use as stencils. I used Bakersville font.

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Using left over white paint, I painted over the entire surface using two coats. After it was dry I peeled off the vinyl letters and the sign was complete!

Rustic Fall Vignette 5 by @tarynatddd

I think it was the perfect touch and not too bad for free!

You can view more fall projects here.

 

 

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Taryn is the owner/editor of Design, Dining and Diapers, a lifestyle blog that focuses primarily on DIY home decor, seasonal crafts, easy recipes and just being a mom! She is all about making things for less by upcycling thrift store finds, using what’s on hand and transforming dollar store finds. Taryn lives in the greater Seattle area with her husband, 2 year old daughter and newborn son.

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  1. says

    I love it Taryn! I love when the wood shows through as the lettering. I did that with one of my pallet signs… But wish I had a silhouette! It sure makes the job easier! Pinning:)

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