Easy Sign-Lettering Techniques video
Easy Sign-Lettering Techniques
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Rene Haines is a Country Sampler photo stylist whose career as a decorator has evolved over time. Her passion for repurposing and recreating serves her well in her current position where she arranges displays, decorates homes for the magazine and originates unique design ideas. Rene especially loves finding vintage pieces and turning them into creative home accents. Full bio »

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See how to personalize signs and other surfaces with lettering when you join Country Sampler stylist Rene Haines for this episode of Creative Living.

In this episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Add lettering to signs, panels, walls, wooden trays and much more.
  • Use wall stencils, rubbing techniques and packing tape tricks to add lettering.
  • Use a projector for adding lettering onto many surfaces.
Materials: Method 1 (00:00:30)
  • Vinyl wall art
  • Blank wood sign
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • ModPodge in satin finish
Method 2 (00:03:02)
  • Blank wood sign
  • Paint
  • Stencils
  • Paintbrush, stencil brush or paint pen
Method 3 (00:05:33)
  • Packing tape
  • Printed word on paper
  • Container of water
  • ModPodge in satin finish
Method 4 (00:12:54)
  • Printed word on paper
  • Pencil and pen
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush or paint pen
Method 5 (00:15:44)
  • Projector
  • Transparency paper
  • Pencil
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush or pen