DIY Christmas Sign – an easy and fun holiday project

This DIY Christmas sign is cute and so easy to make!  With less than an hour and a few supplies you’ll have an adorable Christmas sign that is perfect for coffee/cocoa bars, tiered trays or just setting in a holiday vignette.

I am a bit behind on my Christmas decorating this year.  By this time last year, I even had our kitchen decorated!  That’s ok though, I am going to catch up this week!  In the meantime, you can see all our past Christmas posts here.  

DIY Christmas sign

Have you been following the Deck the Halls Challenge by At Home DIY?  This week’s theme is Wooden Signs.  Be sure to check out all the other participants at the bottom of this post.

DIY Christmas Sign

This little sign was so fun and easy to make that I am going to make several more.  One for my sister who loves decorating her coffee bar, another for a friend who just had a mastectomy and maybe a few for teacher gifts.  Each sign takes less than a half an hour of hands on time (allow a couple hours for paint to dry).  

DIY Christmas Sign Supplies

supplies for DIY sign

  • Word Shapes (I found mine at Target)
  • paint brush
  • paint 
  • styrofoam pallette (aka meat packaging!)
  • sanding block
  • small piece of wood, cut to size (a piece of 2 x 4 would work for this!)

How to create a wooden Christmas sign

  • sand the edges of your piece of wood as smooth or rough as you prefer
  • paint all sides of the wood.  I am planning on adding a word to the back of mine so I can use it twice as long!  Just flip it over when one season ends!
  • allow paint to dry thoroughly
  • remove paper from back of word shape to reveal adhesive
  • place word on the painted wood
  • add that little cutie to your tiered tray, coffee bar or any Christmas vignette!  You could even add ribbon to the back and use it as an ornament.

diy Christmas sign tutorial

Super easy, right?!  Leave me a comment letting me know if you make one and where you plan to use your DIY Christmas sign!

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  1. Those wood word cutouts look so pretty on the board. What a great sign. It will match all kinds of Christmas decor and styles. Target gets such good stuff, but you have to grab it right away.

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