Hanging Coffee Bar Sign

I created a one of a kind hanging sign for a coffee bar.

Hanging Coffee Bar Sign

I used the back of an old chair for the top arch, and a piece of reclaimed flooring for the sign, I created a coffee bar sign with a little extra zing!

I painted a reclaimed floor board light green then gave it a dark wash effect. 

I printed out the word COFFEE on the computer then using carbon paper, traced it onto the board. I painted in the letters with black craft paint.

When the letters were dry I sprayed the painted surface with water, dry brushed a darker color over the water, then wiped the wet surface with a rag. 

This leaves a beautiful streaked effect on the sign.

DIY Hanging Coffee Bar Sign
Using eye hooks and clips I attached the sign to the arch and my coffee sign has a little extra character.

DIY Hanging Coffee Bar Sign for a Coffee Bar

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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. .


  1. Looks wonderful! Aren't there a bunch of coffee houses in Huntington Village? Bet they would love something like this.


  2. Great idea and I love the use of the old chair back. So creative! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Inspiration Party.


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