Walnut Hollow Personalized Sign

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by Chris Wallace, Walnut Hollow

Walnut Hollow Personalized Sign

The Walnut Hollow Personalized Sign will look great on your door, on your wall, anywhere you want! This is a great gift to make for someone too!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the paint nor the glue.
  • 2
    Basecoat entire signboard using large flat brush with 2 coats of an acrylic paint of your choice (if replicating photo, you may want to use Grey Sky). Let dry and sand with a fine grit sandpaper lightly between coats. Dry thoroughly.
  • 3
    Use medium round brush to paint edge of signboard with 2 coats of a second, contrasting acrylic paint (you may want to use a color like Yellow Ochre, if replicating photo). Let dry.
  • 4
    Use pencil to lightly draw scroll lines following outer edge of signboard. Use liner brush to paint scroll lines Lamp (Ebony) Black to match large letter.
  • 5
    Use spray adhesive to adhere letter to signboard.
  • 6
    For a protective finish, spray with 2-3 coats of varnish on entire signboard.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Walnut Hollow French Provincial Signboard 12 inch x 20 inch 104141708
  • Nicole™ Crafts MDF Letter 9 inch Black (Your Choice of Letter)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Grey Sky 104106571 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Yellow Ochre 104106685
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 10 104118906
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Round Size 5 104118923
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Liner Size 1 104118916
  • Sandpaper
  • Pencil
  • Elmer's CraftBond Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive 11 oz. 104148280
  • DecoArt Americana 12 oz. Sealer Spray Matte 104549584