"Merry & Bright" Shiplap Christmas Sign

"Merry & Bright" Shiplap Christmas Sign

Posted by DecoArt on Dec 21st 2015

Sign on for a merry and bright holiday with a wooden sign created using Americana Decor® Chalky Finish.


    • sandpaper
    • ruler
    • pencil
    • saw
    • 1" flat brush
    • wood glue
    • cosmetic sponge
    • vinyl
    • Silhouette electronic cutting machine
    • twine
    • clamp
    • plywood
    • scrap wood



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Measure and cut a piece of 1/4" plywood to 15" x 16".
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Cut and sand the edges of the scrap wood: these are 1" x 3". (Make sure each row measures the same; it can hang over a little bit from the backing.)
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Paint the sides and top of each piece of the scrap wood using a 1" flat brush in Everlasting.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Line up the scrap wood as planned and glue down each piece of wood to the plywood backing.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Clamp until dry. Use another piece of scrap wood on the shiplap side, turn over, and clamp to create a flat surface. Let dry. Once dry, remove the clamps.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Using the file provided, cut out vinyl stencil using a Silhouette machine. Position the stencil. (Refer to photo for placement.)
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Using a cosmetic sponge, paint the inside of the stencil in Romance.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Remove the stencil and embellish the sign with twine.
    16. Instruction #8


    "merry And Bright" Cut File