Family Addition Sign

Family Addition Sign

Posted by DecoArt on Mar 23rd 2014

I love numbers. And stencils. I have more stencil projects in my house than anyone I know, I swear! From my walls to my furniture to signs, I love how the patterns can transform a piece and how monograms and numbers can personalize anything.  I made this family addition sign to represent my little crew.  Me and hubby are the top “2” plus our “4” kids equals “6” total members.  It’ll be a great addition (pun intended, lol) to a gallery walls I’m working on in our family room.

Items Needed:

  • Scrap Wood
  • Tape
  • Sandpaper


Paint the base of your wood white.

When it’s dry, lay the stencil down and paint inside the top number.

Immediately move the stencil down and paint the middle number.

Do the same for the bottom number.

Note: I didn’t measure but instead just eyeballed the spacing apart.

For the “ ” sign and line divider, I used washi tape to create faux stencils, it worked like a charm! Just paint inside them and immediately remove.

Give it a light sanding (optional) for a worn look.

Instruction Image #1

Instruction Image #2

Instruction Image #3

That’s all there is to it. This is a very easy project, it took me less than half an hour to complete, including dry time.  I’m a big fan of reusing what’s on hand.  And I simply adore the meaning behind this sign, especially paired with our family pictures last year.  Candid photos are my favorite.

We’ve upcycled many cupboard doors over the years so head on over to Lolly Jane to check them out!  Happy crafting!