Diy farmhouse sign

DIY Farmhouse Sign & Cricut Supply Giveaway

Farmhouse style decor is one of the hottest trends in home decorating at the moment. We live in a farmhouse on a farm, so it kinda makes sense for us. I also have a growing collection of family heirlooms and antiques, that fit in with that style. I’ve been adding farmhouse style signs to our house one at a time. This is my first farmhouse style sign tutorial, and I’ll be adding the others that I’ve designed and made in the next few weeks. This DIY Farmhouse Sign just requires a few supplies and less than an hour to finish. I’ve also partnered with several other Cricut bloggers to feature some of our projects, and to give away a box of Cricut supplies. The complete details are at the bottom of this post.

Diy farmhouse sign

Diy farmhouse sign

Supplies:

  • Cricut
  • Design Space Installed on a phone, tablet, or computer
  • This design file
  • Cricut transfer tape
  • Cricut Vinyl
  • Two colors of paint (I used milk paint)
  • 4 feet x 8 inches x 1 or 1/2 (I used a 1 inch thick board because I already had it on hand)
  • Hangers

Diy farmhouse sign

Farmhouse sign

farmhouse tutorial

 

DIY Farmhouse Sign Directions:

  • Lightly sand the¬†wood board and wipe off the dust
  • Put a coat of paint on the board in the color that you would like the lettering to be
  • Allow it to dry
  • Apply a second coat.
  • While the paint is drying
  • Cut the design out of vinyl
  • Adhere it to transfer tape
  • When the board is dry, center and apply the vinyl lettering.
  • Lightly apply paint around the vinyl letters in the color that you previously used.
  • Allow the paint to dry
  • Paint the entire sign, and when dry apply a second coat
  • Using your Cricut tools carefully remove the vinyl letters
  • Apply desired hardware and hang

Diy farmhouse sign

Diy farmhouse sign

Don’t fret too much about your design being absolutely perfect. I’ve never seen an antique wooden sign that was. You can also lightly distress it if desired. I used milk paint, so my version also has a rustic look. Milk paint dries very fast and it has a pretty finish; I love using milk paint.

I’m excited to join 22 other super talented bloggers for the Fall Cricut Challenge. Check out what these talented ladies created below and enter to win a HUGE box of supplies from Cricut!

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Easy Triangle Garland from Our Thirfty Ideas

Halloween Skull Leggings from 7Alive

Fall No Sew Buffalo Check Pillow from Lydi Out Loud

Brand Sparkling New Onesie from Tastefully Frugal

Cinderella Pumpkins from Auntie Tay

DIY Halloween Pillow from The Happy Scraps

Falling For You Shirt from The Quiet Grove

Faux Leather Flower Clips from 5 Little Monsters

Something Wicked This Way Comes Banner from Albion Gould

Blessed Flower Arrangement from Crafting In The Rain

Squad Ghouls Halloween T-Shirt from Housewife Eclectic

DIY Leather Bows from Artsy-Fartsy Mama

BOO Halloween Headbands from RaeGun Ramblings

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Kids Thanksgiving Graphic T-Shirts from Over The Big Moon

Faux Leather Floral Cuffs from Hello Creative Family

Fall Paper Leaf Wreath from Frenchie Wraps

Glitter Apron from Midge and Madge

DIY Fall Mantel from Major Hoff Takes A Wife

Halloween Party Props from Nite Owl Creates

Disney Savings Jar from Inspiration Made Simple

DIY Farmhouse Sign from A Southern Mother

Want to make one (or all) of these projects? We’ve teamed up with Cricut to help with that! Enter through the widget below to win a HUGE box full of supplies including:cricut-supplies

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Glitter Vinyl Sampler

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Patina Pebbled Faux Leather Sampler

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6 Comments

  • Reply Gayle 14/10/2016 at 1:47 pm

    Fun! Thanks for the opportunity to enter! Although i don’t do Instagram or Twitter. Just too busy with Fb and my own crafting! LOL

  • Reply Mrs Major Hoff 14/10/2016 at 3:17 pm

    I love signs like that! Very nice! It was fun doing the Fall Challenge with you!

  • Reply Melanie 14/10/2016 at 3:23 pm

    The Cricut Explore makes things like this so easy!

  • Reply Lydi @ Lydi Out Loud 16/10/2016 at 7:25 pm

    This is so pretty! I love that font.

  • Reply jenn crookston 17/10/2016 at 3:52 pm

    I love these giant signs. Thanks for sharing your tutorial!

  • Reply Crystal 22/04/2018 at 3:17 pm

    Could you not just leave the vinyl on the wood?

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