Paint: numbered wood tags
Make these handpainted numbered wood tags.
NO VINYL CUTTING MACHINE.
A simple word document and black craft paint is all you need.
I made these numbered wood tags to label the galvanized buckets in our new mudroom console.
Tie the numbered wood tags on with grosgrain ribbon and jute string.
An inexpensive but beautiful decorative touch.
How to make handpainted numbered wood tags:
- oval wood craft tags (4.5"l x 3"w)
- black acrylic craft paint
- ballpoint pen
- small paint brush
- printout with numbers
* Print numbers in a word document, I used American Typewriter font at 175 point.
Step 1: Position number printout on top of wood shape in center and trace outline of number using a ballpoint pen with heavy pressure:
The pressure of the pen will leave an indent in the wood:
Step 2: Paint on and inside the indent:
Step 3: Determine where you want the hole, mark and clamp:
Step 4: Use a 1/2" spade bit to make hole:
Step 5: Place next tag underneath and trace hole to get all holes in the same spot:
Step 6: Stain
Step 7: Seal with clear semi-gloss poly spray:
Step 8: Attach to bucket using jute string and grosgrain ribbon:
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