How to Make a French Welcome Sign

Bienvenue!
My Valspar sample came today!


How to Make a French Welcome Sign

I got a free paint sample of my choice, a roller and a plastic tray! I wasted no time trying it out.

Valspar paint sample project

I'm making a French welcome sign.

First I painted the board...
painting a board with valspar paint sample
I printed out the word bienvenue in a font I loved and traced it onto the wood.
Transfer method to transfer printed words to wood

Then I hand painted the word and gave it a good sanding and distressing.
DIY Transfer method to transfer printed words to wood
Next I gave it a coat of Poly for protection.
How to Make a DIY French Welcome Sign

And now it's ready to hang just about anywhere!

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And my personal favorite!


How to Make a DIY Rustic French Welcome Sign with Sample paint

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .