easy Halloween sign | tutorial

I can’t believe it’s Halloween next week!  I still need to get my 3 year old a costume… looks like I’ll be hitting up a thrift store!  My older sister hosted a quick church craft night and used my vinyl to create this easy Halloween sign.

These are a breeze to whip up, especially if you have a vinyl cutter.  We’ve shown the stencil method several times on our blog, but here’s another quick rundown.

1: Supplies: wood, vinyl, paint brush and acrylic paint. 2: Paint sign white. 3: Apply vinyl lettering, making sure it’s even. 4: Peel off and paint inside the vinyl with black acrylic.  Distress edges with sandpaper and fill in any splotches the vinyl caused.

Easy peasy. It’s a great addition to my Halloween mantle.  I especially love this sign paired with this funky pumpkin head on a moon statue from Rod Works.  I shopped there yesterday and took advantage of their 40% off Halloween clearance, whoot!

Note to AZ locals: Rod Works is having an upcoming Christmas open house, Nov 1-3 which includes 25% off 1 item, 20% off all frames, 20% off all clocks, 20% off wax melters and wax. Subscribe to their Facebook page to keep up with their monthly sales!

Hope you like this last minute, easy Halloween sign!  Check out more of our Halloween projects and follow along via RSS/email so you don’t miss a thing! (:

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  1. What kind of machine do you use to cut out your words? I teach and would like to do this with my students.

  2. It’s super cute… Simple and adorable! LOVE the font you used…. And that funky moon stand is wicked awesome!

    Happy Halloween!
    hugs ~ Crystelle

  3. The easiest and fastest way to make your Halloween Decor is by using stencil for the decoration. Nice project, love your Halloween miniature.

    1. Stencils are amazing, right? They won’t peel off like lettering and you don’t have that shine!

  4. I like how you flipped the colors around! Thanks again for the vinyl. The craft night was a hit!!!

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