FREE Standard Shipping with $50 Order
|
Minimum Order is $15
10% Discount on $300 Order
|
25% Discount on $600 Order

Farmhouse Reversible Sign Created with Joy!

Beth Watson
|
February 3, 2020

Creating home décor is quick and easy with Joy® embroidered letters!  Reverse the wooden house shapes to display a second message to make double-duty décor!

You will need:

  • Joy® Embroidered Letters - 3" Varsity, White 
  • Wooden Houses - four, Michael's
  • Ribbon - Gingham, Black
  • Chipboard Heart Sticker - Red
  • Spray Paint - Wood Tone
  • Craft Paint - White
  • Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Adhesive Foam Squares - Four
  • Paintbrush
  • Chipboard
  • Ruler
  • Craft Knife
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • HVAC Duct Sealing Tape, Silver

Instructions:

1. In a well-ventilated area (or outside) spray front and sides of four wooden house cut-outs with wood stain.  Set aside to dry.

2.  Apply a coat of white craft paint to the backside of the four wooden houses and then set aside to dry.

3.  Once dry, peel liner paper from the back of the Joy® Varsity embroidered letters HOME and apply to the stained side of the wooden houses. 

4. Apply a coat of black craft paint to the letters LOVE, then set aside to dry.

Tip: Varsity letters are also available in black with a white outline, but white letters are dyeable and can be colored with paint, dye, fabric markers and more to complement any surface you are personalizing.

5.  Once dry, peel liner paper from the back of the painted Joy® Varsity embroidered letters LOVE and apply to the painted side of the wooden houses. 

6.  To create a roof for each house, measure then cut four chipboard rectangles 3/4" by 5".  Cover each piece with the HVAC duct tape folding over all edges.  

7. Carefully bend each roof piece in half and attach it to the house with a glue gun.  Tie and attach a gingham bow to the "O" in HOME and a red heart to the "O" in LOVE with two layers of foam adhesive squares.

There are so many options to create your very own personalized farmhouse home

décor signs.  Customize the colors and messages to make great gifts!

You can find a wide selection of Joy® embroidered iron-on letters and alphabet sheets in different sizes at your local craft stores!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Recent Projects

Luck O' the Irish DIY Door Hanger

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner!  Celebrate the Luck O' the Irish with this colorful door décor that is a fun alternative to a traditional wreath.  You will need: Joy® Iron On Embroidered Letter sheet - Gold Script Kunin Classics™ Felt 9” x 12” Craft Cuts– Red, Orange, Yellow, Apple Green, Lagoon, Royal Blue, Orchid, Pirate Green, Neon Green, Gold and Goldenrod (one each) Kunin Premium™ Felt 9” x 12” Craft Cuts– White and Black (two each). Expo International – Claudia 2” Fan and Lattice Lace.  Ric Rac assorted Rayon – Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Light Blue, Royal…

Rustic Happy Fall Y'all Pumpkin Sign

HAPPY FALL Y'ALL! I am always on the look out for cute items that can be upcycled to create one of a kind home decor pieces.  This rustic pallet pumpkin was just calling out to me from the Target dollar spot and with the addition of some Joy® iron-on embroidered letters, it quickly becomes a custom keepsake. Select a combination of white Joy® iron-on embroidered letters to spell out your message. To create the apostrophe, I carefully cut the leg from the capital letter Q with a pair of detail scissors. Place the embroidered letters on an old towel in a cardboard box…

Back to School Welcome Banner

Create a "Back to School" welcome banner for your favorite teacher's classroom! Materials: JOY® Embroidered Letters 9” x 12” sheets of Kunin Classicfelt -Black , Gray, Sandstone, Candy Pink and Gold Craft glue Glitter glue Cardstock Ruler, pencils, scissors 4-foot length of ribbon Instructions: Draw a simple pencil pattern (5 pieces as shown) on cardstock and cut out.   Trace and trim each pattern piece seven times on the appropriate color of felt. Glue the pencil pieces together, overlapping as shown and let dry. 4. Peel back liner paper from the JOY letters and attach to the center of each pencil, spelling…

Scrabble-Inspired Tote Bag

I am all about recycling, but most of the tote bags that the grocery stores sell are not very cute or crafty. So in honor of family game night, I created a Scrabble-inspired bag to tote around town! This project makes the perfect quick and easy handmade gift to create for Mom for Mother's Day! Decide what words you want to spell and how they'll connect, making sure the arrangement will fit on the front of your tote bag. Draw a grid of square tiles on graph paper to fit each of your letters. I selected the Joy 1.5" Cooper Style…

Happiness Pillow

Joy® Iron-on embroidered letters in white are great for creating any color you can imagine! You can use dye, markers and even acrylic paint! To Make this Happiness Pillow you'll need: Joy® Embroidered Iron-on Letters - Letter Shop White  Acrylic Paint and Paintbrush NEW Joy® Iron-on Embroidered Flower Appliqué    Canvas Pillow Blank Pillow Form or Polyfil Iron Instructions: 1. Paint each letter to create a rainbow of H-A-P-P-I-N-E-S-S.  Set aside and let dry. 2.  Insert cardboard into pillow blank then paint the pillow with white and light blue paint.  Let dry. 3. Set iron on cotton setting; approx. 350 degrees,…
closearrow-circle-o-downtagsminus-circleinfo-circlefacebook-squaretruckpinterest-squareinstagrammenu
0