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How to Make a Farmhouse Sign with Vinyl

Create this easy DIY farmhouse sign for your Halloween farmhouse decor with adhesive vinyl using this step-by-step tutorial.

 

How to Make a Farmhouse Sign with Vinyl Step by Step Tutorial So Fontsy

 

We are using the Salem Inn Dead & Breakfast SVG Design from the Fall Farmhouse SVG Design & Font Bundle.

 

fall farmhouse svg design bundle so fontsy commercial free use license included

 

Paint your wood sign on the front and edges using black chalk paint

 

Paint the wood farmhouse sign with black chalk paint on front and edges

 

Cut out the Salem Inn Halloween farmhouse design using adhesive vinyl and your Cricut, Silhouette or Scan N Cut machine. 

 

Cut & weed your vinyl design using your Cricut Silhouette or Scan N Cut Machine

 

Add your transfer paper to the back of the vinyl decal.

AND add a layer of parchment paper BEHIND your vinyl design. 

 

add a layer of parchment or freezer paper behind your vinyl decal design

 

We love using this red squeegee for good adhesion to the transfer paper and the parchment paper.

 

Use this red squeegee to add transfer paper to your vinyl design

 

Once the black chalk paint has dried, it is time to sand the edges to give your farmhouse sign a more authentic, distressed look.

 

Sand the edges of your farmhouse sign to get a more authentic look

 

Wipe down and spray with a protective top coat. This protects the wood and provides a smooth finish for your vinyl decal.

 

spray your chalk painted wood to protect the surface and provide a smooth surface for your vinyl decal

 

Trim the excess parchment paper from your vinyl decal and place it onto the wood.

Tape the top edge of the design to the wood using washi tape.

 

add washi tape to secure the top edge of your vinyl decal to the wood
Now lift the design up and cut away half of the parchment paper.
This will allow you to adhere the bottom half of the design in place without it moving!
Using the red squeegee smooth down the bottom half of the design.
Now do the same with the top half of the design:
Burnish (or rub in) the vinyl decal with the red squeegee.
Remove the transfer paper. 
remove the transfer paper from your vinyl decal design
We hope this step by step tutorial on how to make a farmhouse sign with vinyl was helpful!
The Salem Inn Dead & Breakfast Farmhouse Halloween Sign DIY
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