Tonight I finally put it into motion. First I had my board cut down to the right size. My brother accomodated me in doing this, after I marked it out. No pics of that part.
Then I painted one side. After the paint dried, I placed these stickers I found at the dollar store. After placing the stickers, I applied Mod Podge and once that was dry, I wrapped the edges of the board with Maxi Cord that I had on hand and my glue gun.
In the first picture, you can clearly see, due the flash on my cell camera, that it was a sticker there. From a distance though, it is not quite so obvious, as in the lower picture.
This is the one I made for our front porch. Under the word Welcome, it says "May all who enter as guests, leave as friends".
I wanted to do this one first so I could see how it turned out before I moved forward with one for other family members.
I stapled more Maxi Cord on to the back to hang it with. All was well....
Until I tuned it over and found my staples were to long!
Not real sure just how I will fix that quite yet. For this sign I might just cover it up with colorful tape. Either Washi Tape or decorative Duck Tape.
I will get shorter staples before I go any further with my Grandson's sign. At least I know and can act before I ruin the one for the Graduating young man!
Come back tomorrow to see how the next few signs turn out!