DIY Front Porch Welcome Sign

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30 Minutes

Have you seen those tall wooden welcome signs on people's front porches but been intimidated on how to make one? I created an easy and inexpensive version that I wanted to share with all of you! You can see more of my crazy creations here

We had some scrap wood at home from re-roofing our gazebo. It's an inexpensive underlayment wood. I explained what I was creating to my husband and he helped me cut the wood into a long tall board.

I sanded down the edges with a sanding block I had on hand.

I stained the wood with Folk Art Wood Tint in the color Walnut. It's water based, goes on easy, dries fast.

While the board was drying, I painted wooden welcome sign letters I got from the target dollar spot with Folk Art Wood Tint in the color Cascade.

Once both the board and the letters were dry, I used Elmer's Wood Glue to adhere the letters to the wood board.

I was lucky that I had the wood, wood tint, and glue all on hand. I had purchased the welcome letters last fall knowing they would be great for something - and who can beat the price at the Target dollar spot?

Once the sign was dry, I put it on my front porch for display.

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