Two ways to DIY a family name sign

It's time to get crafty! The Diva of DIY herself, Leanne Lee demonstrates how to make two different family name signs using pieces of wood and an old cabinet door.

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Family Name Sign
Supplies you will need:
1" x 6" Paint Grade Plywood or similar material 
Decorative trim piece.  The exact trim I used is from Home Depot (7/8" x 1-1/2" x 8' WW 95 detail)
E6000
Paint in desired color
Sandpaper if desired
Tracing paper**
Printer**
Pencil**
Sharpie**
** CAN USE A CRICUT OR SILOUETTE MACHINE TO CUT LETTERS IN PLACE OF TRACING PAPER, PRINTER, PENCIL, AND SHARPIE
1. Cut 1" x 6" board to desired length (Lowes and Home Depot will cut these for you)
2. Cut decorative trim piece to same length as 1" x 6" board
3. Glue trim piece to the top of 1" x 6" board with E6000. Let dry
4. Paint board/trim piece combo with paint. Let dry
5. Print out Family Name on printer paper
6. Lay tracing paper over printed name and trace onto tracing paper
7. Turn tracing paper over completely cover over the name with pencil
8. Lay the tracing paper right side up on wood sign
9. Trace over name to transfer name to sign
10.   Use sharpie to trace around name that has been transferred to sign. Fill in with sharpie
11.   Sand lightly to distress if desired

Welcome Sign
Supplies you will need:
• Recycled Cabinet Door
• Accent Trim (if desired)
• E6000
• Paint in desired color
• Sandpaper (optional)
• Stencil
• Black acrylic paint
• Hooks (optional)
** CAN USE A CRICUT OR SILOUETTE MACHINE TO CUT LETTERS IN PLACE OF STENCIL AND BLACK PAINT
1. Fill cabinet hardware holes with caulk. Let dry
2. Sand cabinet door
3. Apply decorative trim piece if desired. Let Dry
4. Paint in desired color. Let dry
5. Stencil below decorative trim. Let dry
6. Lightly sand (optional)
7. Glaze (optional)
8. Install hooks (optional)
 

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