Father's Day is just around the corner, which means now is the time to make a special gift for the father(s) in your life! For this project, the HomeRight gals got together and created handmade pallet signs with our own personalized phrases.
We started by gathering our materials. For this project you'll need:
-Stain of your choice
-Bowl/tray for stain
-Cricut, Vinyl, and Transfer Paper
-Hooks/Twine to hang pallets (if needed)
We started by choosing which stain we wanted to use. There were so many to choose from! In the end, we all went with either dark walnut or black.
Once we chose which stain we wanted to use, we applied the stain with the 3" Shape Stainer. The 5" Fence Stainer or Super Finish Max paint sprayer would also be perfect for applying the stain! With the 3" Shape Stainer, the stain was easily applied and conformed to the shape of our hands.
After staining both the front and back of the pallet and in between the cracks, we let the pallets dry overnight.
Now for the fun part: pick a phrase to put on your pallet! We wanted our pallets to be Father's Day themed so we all came up with a phrase that related to our family or dads in general. Using the Cricut, we created a design and had it cut onto vinyl paper.
Next, we weeded out the design and attached it to the transfer paper. We removed the backing on the vinyl and then placed our phrase on the wooden pallet. After removing the transfer paper, the phrase remained on the wood and our pallets were complete! We customized our pallets further by adding photos of our family and using twine to hang the pallets.
This project would be perfect for Father's Day, Mother's Day, or any time you need a customized gift! There are endless possibilities for phrases you can place on the sign so have fun with it!
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