On Island Time Sign Makeover

Produce your possess “On Island Time” indicator merely with scrapbook paper and quickly transferred lettering with paint!

Hey pals!
I hope you are owning a excellent week. We have been touring and checking out spouse and children (and friends) in the excellent condition of South Carolina. (some in the Charleston location and some in the upstate)
If you comply with alongside in excess of on Instagram, you may have seen a little of the excursion. Fun, enjoyment!

On Island Time Indicator

Now I’m back again sharing this sweet very little sign…

blue sign before makeover

Considering that it’s previously a indicator and has a great hanging wire on the back, I figured I’d maintain it a sign.
Very well, type of.

You can hang it or sit it on a shelf, either way.

Here is what it appears to be like now…

on island time blue and green sign

Just a tiny different, huh? lol

Properly, guess what? Yep…I pulled out a different sheet of that very long-shed scrapbook paper I had stashed away and made use of it.

blue and green beach scrapbook paper

You can see previously mentioned that I produced a crease by urgent along the edges of the board for chopping.

See underneath?

backside of scrapbook paper

Then I utilized a slim layer of my Decoupage Gel

blue sign with decoupage gel applied

…and hooked up the scrapbook paper.

As soon as it was dry, I took a piece of sandpaper and rubbed the edges to get a great clean line like you see under.

edge of sign smooth

I appreciate that tiny trick! Is effective so well. (on material decoupage too)

Then I printed (in reverse) out the phrases “on island time…” and arranged them on the indication where I required them.

printed lettering cut out and laid on sign to transfer

I rubbed above them with the pencil to transfer the ink from the inkjet.

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You can see how effectively this operates beneath.

ink transferred to sign

Then all you have to do is use a smaller artist’s brush to paint in excess of the lettering. (anything like this brush will work quite well)

I utilised white paint for the letters.

lettering painted in with white paint

I went back again about parts that were also slender and then made the decision to add shadowing.

white lettering with gray shadows

I like to print out the text with a “shadow” and it shows you in all places you will need to insert it.

painting the shadows on the letters and printed shadowed paper

Does not that just make the letters pop??

up close of shadowed letters

And lastly, I scorching glued a child starfish to the entrance to end it up.

front view of on island time sign with starfish

Best for that seaside-themed dwelling or cottage by the sea. 🙂

beachy sign with seashells and white vase and flowers

Yet another rather straightforward one! Loving all the decoupage I have been executing these days.
It’s been so considerably entertaining to renovate these aged, fatigued pieces!

PIN it to conserve it!

Create your own "On Island Time" sign simply with scrapbook paper and easily transferred lettering with paint! artsychicksrule.com

I’ll be back again next week with this one! (I Adore how this just one turned out and cannot wait to share it with you)

Have a excellent weekend!!


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