You want to make custom signs but you don’t have a fancy stencil cutter? Not to worry! We have the perfect DIY for you this week with our Sip, Grill, Chill – DIY Sign for Summer Fun. This summer decoration will add a splash of colour to poolsides and patios.
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This DIY project is perfect for long weekend crafting. Use a bright-colored acrylic craft paints, embellish with a printed template and then seal with resin to make it weatherproof. It certainly can’t get easier, what’s not to love?
What You’ll Need:
- Wood board (we used an 8″x10″)
- Paint in five relate colours
- Paint brush
- Sign template
- Sharp craft knife
- Cutting board
How to make this DIY Sign for Summer Fun
Firstly, add a dab of each paint colour diagonally across the wood board.
Drag a paintbrush through each colour, blending the colours together as you move across the board.
Follow the outline of the letters with a sharp knife.
Keep going until all of the letters are removed. Keep the inside of the P and R .
Flip the cut template over and cover thoroughly with a paper glue.
Centre the template over the board and then smooth it down. Use glue to attach the inside of the P and R in place.
Mix resin using the directions on the package.
Set the board on a baking tray covered in tin foil and raise up on an old bowl, ribbon spool, or any other item that will hold the board flat and can be discarded. Make sure the board is level.
Pour the resin over the DIY sign.
Spread the resin with a plastic knife, the resin is self-leveling so it should fill in any gaps as you go. Set aside in a dust free spot for 24 hours to fully cure.
As the resin dries, occasionally check on it and then pop any bubbles that may appear with a toothpick.
We hope you have fun getting creative with our Sip, Grill, Chill – DIY Sign for Summer Fun! If you’re still looking for some summer crafts check out our stylish Ice Cream Apron or our fabulous Flip Flop Hanger.