"This Way" Outdoor Halloween Sign

"This Way" Outdoor Halloween Sign

Posted by DecoArt on Oct 27th 2015

This Halloween directional sign will lead the way for trick-or-treaters.


    • paper towels
    • transfer paper
    • E6000 glue
    • pencil
    • #3 round brush
    • tape
    • #0 liner brush
    • 1" foam brush
    • embellishments of choice
    • wooden sign
    • printed images



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Wipe down the sign thoroughly with a damp paper towel.
    2. Paint each section of the sign with a different color, alternating light with dark colors. Shown from top to bottom: Petunia Purple, Pumpkin, Wrought Iron Black, Fiesta Yellow, Citrus Green, and Antique Mum.
    3. Instruction #2
    4. Trace and transfer the provided lettering patterns to the sign using the transfer paper.
    5. Using a liner and #3 round brush, paint in the lettering. (Refer to photo for color placement.)
    6. Instruction #4
    7. Using Woodland Brown, dry-brush the edges of the sign to create a distressed look.
    8. Using E6000 Glue, adhere embellishments of your choice onto the sign.
    9. Instruction #6
    10. Cut out images of your choice and use Americana Outdoor Decou-Page to adhere them onto the sign.. Apply decorative tape and rhinestones as desired. (Refer to final project photo for placement.)
    11. Instruction #7


    Signs Pattern