Make your have “On Island Time” sign just with scrapbook paper and simply transferred lettering with paint!

Hey friends!
I hope you are possessing a superb week. We have been traveling and browsing family (and buddies) in the superb point out of South Carolina. (some in the Charleston place and some in the upstate)
If you abide by alongside over on Instagram, you could have viewed a minimal of the vacation. Fun, pleasurable!

On Island Time Signal

These days I’m back sharing this sweet tiny sign…

blue sign before makeover

Since it’s already a indicator and has a wonderful hanging wire on the back again, I figured I’d retain it a signal.
Nicely, form of.

You can hold it or sit it on a shelf, both way.

Below is what it looks like now…

on island time blue and green sign

Just a small distinctive, huh? lol

Very well, guess what? Yep…I pulled out yet another sheet of that extended-lost scrapbook paper I had stashed away and used it.

blue and green beach scrapbook paper

You can see higher than that I developed a crease by pressing together the edges of the board for slicing.

See underneath?

backside of scrapbook paper

Then I used a skinny layer of my Decoupage Gel

blue sign with decoupage gel applied

…and attached the scrapbook paper.

At the time it was dry, I took a piece of sandpaper and rubbed the edges to get a awesome clean line like you see underneath.

edge of sign smooth

I like that minor trick! Is effective so very well. (on cloth decoupage too)

Then I printed (in reverse) out the words and phrases “on island time…” and arranged them on the sign the place I desired them.

printed lettering cut out and laid on sign to transfer

I rubbed about them with the pencil to transfer the ink from the inkjet.

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You can see how properly this functions under.

ink transferred to sign

Then all you have to do is use a modest artist’s brush to paint over the lettering. (one thing like this brush performs really well)

I made use of white paint for the letters.

lettering painted in with white paint

I went again about areas that ended up also skinny and then resolved to add shadowing.

white lettering with gray shadows

I like to print out the terms with a “shadow” and it displays you just about everywhere you will need to include it.

painting the shadows on the letters and printed shadowed paper

Does not that just make the letters pop??

up close of shadowed letters

Last of all, I warm glued a newborn starfish to the entrance to end it up.

front view of on island time sign with starfish

Excellent for that beach-themed house or cottage by the sea. 🙂

beachy sign with seashells and white vase and flowers

Another very easy just one! Loving all the decoupage I’ve been undertaking recently.
It is been so a lot enjoyable to remodel these old, weary items!

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I’ll be again next 7 days with this one particular! (I Enjoy how this 1 turned out and just can’t wait to share it with you)

Have a amazing weekend!!


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