DIY Tutorial

Start to Finish for Consistent Results

This tutorial begins with board choice and ends with a beautiful sign, with consistent results every time.  All of the steps and product lists are included, so you have the inside story to be consistent in painting a sign from scratch.


  • Common pine board (size may vary)
  • 220 grit sandpaper
  • Electric sander or block
  • Flat wall paint or water-based stain
  • Stencil 813 Oramask
  • Mod Podge matte finish
  • Apple Barrel matte decor paint
  • Makeup sponge wedges
  • Needlepoint tweezers
  • Krylon matte clear spray sealer