Last week I was given the opportunity to share a craft on Mom It Forward. I was so excited for this opportunity and today I want to share the craft I made. I also have a great giveaway from Royal Design Studio that I will be posting later today – so come back and enter!
Can you believe Mother’s Day is on Sunday? My Royal Design Studios stencils were perfect for what I wanted to make my Mom this year. I love to make handmade gifts for Mother’s Day and so I made a few of these stenciled signs. I also made one to give a lady in my church as a Thank You – she loved it!
How to Make a Stenciled Wood Sign for your Home or Garden
- Scrap Wood – I used 2×2 wood scraps (7 boards are 15″ and 2 boards are 10″).
- 14 – 1 1/4″ screws – I predrilled the holes and then put the screws in to make sure the wood did not crack.
- White paint
- Royal Design Studio Stencil Large Japanese Flower Garden A
- Red and orange spray paint
- Vinyl that says “Bloom where you are planted”
- Scrap paper
Let’s get started!
Cut and sand your wood. Line up the 15-inch wood pieces as shown in the picture below. Screw in the two shorter pieces to add stability (this is the back of your sign).
Flip your sign over and paint the wood white. Let dry.
Once it is dry, tape down your Royal Design Studio stencil on the wood. I placed paper around the edges to make sure excess spray paint didn’t get anywhere else on the wood.
I want my flower to be red with a pop of orange in the middle. So first I used the orange spray paint and I lightly sprayed around the middle section.
Next I used the red spray paint and lightly sprayed over the rest of the stencil. I lost a bit of the orange so I gave the middle a quick spray of orange in the center again.
Then I carefully removed the stencil and immediately washed it to make sure I wouldn’t have a mess later. Let your wood sign dry.
At first I did my vinyl in yellow because I thought it would look really nice with the red and orange. The only problem was the yellow did not show up very well on the white, so I switched to black. My vinyl was created with the Brush Script font (in case you are wondering). Add your vinyl words and you’re done!
I think my mom is going to love it!
I am so glad I had the opportunity to try out one of Royal Design Studios stencils. Royal Design did provide me with the stencil but all crafting and opinions are my own.
Do you have any great handmade Mother’s Day gift ideas? Please share!
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