Monday, April 29, 2013

"S" is for Scripture Sign (and a winner)

Paint: scripture sign

A special request from Megan for her boys bedroom, a slightly modified version of a verse from Luke:

She asked for a blue/grey background with white lettering:

Jennifer Marie T.

Thank you to everyone who entered the raffle, I hope Jennifer gets her build on with all the inspiring projects in Ana's book.

Here's how to make the scripture sign:

1. Cut plywood to size (this sign is 41"l x 11"h).
Paint background color, I used Benjamin Moore ocean city blue.

2. Print letters to fit and tape in place on wood.
I used Universal Accreditation font at 300 point, condensed 3 point.

3. Using a ballpoint pen trace outline of printed letters leaving an indent in the wood:

4. Paint on and inside the indent:

5. To give definition and depth add a dark grey shadow:

6. Distress edges, apply Minwax golden oak stain.
Seal with clear satin poly.

7. Add two sawtooth hangers at equal ends on back:

I'm linking up to:

SAS @ Funky Junk
Nifty Thrifty Sunday @ Nifty Thrifty Things
That DIY Showoff @ The DIY Showoff
Tutorials & Tips Tuesday @ Home Stories A to Z
The Scoop @ Lolly Jane
Strut Your Stuff @ Somewhat Simple
Transformation Thursday @ The Shabby Creek Cottage
Share Awesomeness Thur @ The 36th Avenue
Pretty Things Thursday @ Scissors & Spatulas
Flaunt it Friday @ Chic on a Shoestring
Frugal Friday @ The Shabby Nest
Furniture Feature Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed
SAS @ Just a Girl
Remodelaholics Anonymous @ Remodelaholic
inspiration board @ Carolyns Homework
Sunday Showcase Party @ Under the Table & Dreaming
Weekend Bloggy Reading @ Serenity Now

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