Ginger Snap Crafts: Weathered Wood Fall Sign {tutorial}

Weathered Wood Fall Sign {tutorial}

Heeeey guys! Fall is flying by, & I’m running out of time to post all my fall projects! ha! So I decided to post a rare Saturday craft with you today! This weathered wood fall sign was originally seen over on The Crafting Chicks.
 
#weathered wood sign at GingerSnapCrafts.com
 
Today I am excited to share how you can get that nice, soft weathered wood
look with just a few simple steps & supplies. Just check out this before & after.
 
weathered wood tutorial
 
To make a sign like mine, you'll need a few supplies:
wood board (I cut a 1x8 down to size.)
paint (I used lace from Americana Décor Chalky Finish Paint.)
paint brush
Minwax wood finishing cloths in natural oak
rubber gloves
sandpaper
old rag
vinyl lettering (I used this one from (affiliate link) Silhouette.)
 
supplies
 
First, I painted my board with two coats of paint.
 
fall sign with chalk paint
 
After the paint had dried completely I sanded the edges with sandpaper.
 
distressing a board
 
Next I got out this amazing wood finishing cloths. These guys are awesome!
 
staining a board
 
While wearing protective gloves rub the stain over the board.
 
how to weather a board
 
Wipe off the excess with an old rag. Let dry. Sand again.
 
tutorial
 
To finish the sign I just applied the vinyl lettering.
 
vinyl lettering
 
fall sign
 
I can't wait to try this distressing technique on some more projects!
 
weathered fall sign
 
Do you love the distressed look? What do you love about fall?
I'd love to hear! :) Leave a comment below.

PS Today you can also catch me over on Design Dazzle
sharing this cute Hot Cocoa in a Jar tutorial. :)
 
Hot-Cocoa-in-a-Jar-at-GingerSnapCrafts.com_

Hope you all have a great weekend! See you back here on Monday!

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