Learn how to make old signs… showcasing 133 ideas!
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Welcome to one of my all time favorite topics… old signs!
Old, vintage or farmhouse signs are a hot decorating trend. But being that antiques are never out of style, making old signs has proven to be a timeless choice for home decor.
Making your own signs can also be a huge money saver! And of course, gives you the ability to customize a sign’s size, colour, productivity, etc!
This post showcases how to make old signs in various ways, including a link-up below that showcases 133+ more!
How to make old signs
Make your own market signs with Old Sign Stencils / Funky Junk Interiors
This grouping of old signs was made by teaming up reclaimed wood fence planks and stencils. Yes, it was that easy!
This is a collection of stencils that helps you achieve market signs and iconic patterns easily, thanks to all the design work already having been done!
And customizing is easy. Change out the colours, add a shadow, mix and match up different words to create your own take!
This grouping of signs was designed for a local market I was selling at. Visit my post to see how I set it up HERE
Visit more creations made with Old Sign Stencils HERE
Learn more about how to stencil from THIS POST
Now let’s visit a few other fabulous old signs made by other bloggers… these are amazing!
Other old sign features
This fabulous vintage public telephone sign design is iconic! In this post, Jill shows you the steps on how she hand painted this charming piece. Click the link to learn how.
Desiring something to chime in with coffee, two fence planks and one of my Old Sign Stencils became part of a junk styled coffee station instantly! With a few rusty S hooks for good measure… Click the link to learn all the steps.
Doesn’t this fish BAIT sign look totally authentically old? It sure does… thanks to a talented dry brushing touch used to get this look! Click the link for all the details.
This cozy Christmas or winter themed sign was stenciled on burlap as if it was an original coffee bean sack. Love the added frame to finish it off as a work of art! Click the link to learn how.
Becky’s projects sway towards vibrant colours on reclaimed wood. And her signs chime right in with that theme. This hand painted coffee sign is fun! And so are all the rest. Click through to see them all.
Betsy is always pulling unexpected twists to her designs. And this Bingo sign didn’t disappoint! Using one of my own Old Sign Stencils, she created this sign design on separately planks. So cool!
Bety’s blog My Salvaged Treasures is no longer online, however 2 variations of the Bingo stencil certainly is!
I ADORE the hanging apparatus for this Farmers Market sign! It really chimes in well with the theme!
What old signs have you made lately? Link them up below and you may be featured in this post! 🙂