Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Easter Egg Wood Sign

Make an easy DIY Easter Egg Wood Sign, with a few pieces of scrap wood and some laser cut wooden eggs or bunnies. I kept it neutral with wood tones, but you could totally paint them if you desire.



Easter Egg Wood Sign

I found these fun wood Easter eggs on clearance. I love the different patterns. It didn't take me long to figure out what I wanted to do with them. I wanted something to finish off my Easter mantle. The mantle is pretty simple - a few string eggs, my #PrinceOfPeace Easter Egg Banner, and a picture of Jesus with the children. Now the wood sign finishes off the other side of the mantle.


Easter Egg Wood Sign


 Want to Make your own Easter Egg Wood Sign?

You will need:
1 X 2 -7 pieces 10" long
stain
paint sticks
short brads
wooden eggs, bunnies etc.
ribbon
hot glue


Easter Egg Wood Sign
1- Begin by cutting your 1 X 2's into pieces 10 inches long. I used up a lot of scraps and cut out a total of 7 pieces. You could 1 X 3's or 1 X 4's - you just won't need as many of them.

2 - Sand the wood. My daughter wanted to help. She didn't like the feel of the vibration of the sander and gave up quickly.

3 - Stain the wood. I used Special Walnut by Minwax. Let dry completely.

4 - To attach the wood together, I simply lined them all up, placed a couple pieces of paint sticks on the back and nailed them in place with short brad nails. I wish I would have added a bit of wood glue first, but I didn't think of it until after the fact. If you don't have a nail gun you could use some wood glue and place something heavy on top until it dries completely.

5 - Hot glue the wooden eggs/bunnies on.

6 - The last think I did was to add a little bow to the bunny.

Easter Egg Wood Sign
That's it! Pretty easy. Are you ready for Easter?


Tutorials for other items on my mantle:






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