Slate Tile DIY Garden Sign

3 Materials
$20
1 Day
Easy

Make long lasting DIY garden signs to suit your style from slate flooring tiles from the garden center. These tiles are very sturdy so they can break if dropped onto a hard surface. Take care when carrying.You don’t have to hang the tile, you can use bricks or stones to prop up tiles so they are easier to see when placed in your garden.
Garden Sign Supplies
1) Slate tile- choose small or large tiles
2) Paint- white acrylic
3) Small rope
4) Brush For writing on tile
DIY Garden Sign
1) Wipe tile with a damp cloth to remove dust.
2) Choose your design for the tile and what you want written on the tile with paint.
3) Allow to dry completely.
4) Make two holes on top of tile and hang with rope.
5) I have the slate tile hung on my fence. Very easy to do.
6) I also have my two angels underneath
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2 questions
  • PAULINE PAPPAS
    on Jul 7, 2018

    How did you make holes in the tile. special tool?

    • Sarinasala1
      on Jul 8, 2018

      Hi Pauline, for this task a proper sized masonry drill was used.Make sure you do it slowly.

  • Jerri
    on Jul 8, 2018

    I like the design, very simple. Did you freehand this or use a stencil? Did you clear coat the finished sign to protect it from the weather?

    • Sarinasala1
      on Jul 8, 2018

      Hello Jer I did this freehand.I lightly sealed it.

    • Jerri
      on Jul 8, 2018

      I’m impressed. Everything is so perfect. Thank you for answering back.

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