Whether you recycle or buy new materials, this DIY holiday sign will spruce up your home for the holidays.Jennifer Hadfield, Tatertots & Jello
First, attach a thin board to the back of the two shelf pieces. This stabilizes the whole project and makes it easier to hang later. Add a layer of strong glue under the board and then use a staple gun to reinforce the board to the back of the shelf pieces.
Paint your base coat. Next add a layer of blue pearl paint. Let it dry completely and sand just a bit.
Once the base coat is dry, use your stencils and sponge brushes to write your message. This project was made using a stencil from a Silhouette machine but basic stencils can be used to create the same look. Peel up the stencil.
To antique the boards put a small amount of antique-effect paint on a wet paper towel and rub it where the paint was sanded off. Then brush the glitter medium on and let it dry and spray a final coat of gloss enamel over the top.