Making a Special Order Milk and Cream Sign

When my customers want to know if I can make something they've seen on the internet for them, I usually say yes!

Making a Special Order Milk and Cream Sign

Sometimes I don't know where they found the picture they want me to reproduce so please excuse me if I don't know the source.

This one however, I knew was made with Vintage Farmhouse Stencils by Knick of Time.  I have this stencil and it was pretty easy to reproduce this project. 

I began with an 8" wide board, I cut it to about 14" long. 

I also bought 1" x 2" strips to frame out the board.  

Making a Special Order Milk and Cream farmhouse Sign

I painted the 8" wide board white and pre-stained the strips of wood for the frame. 

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I cut the pre-stained strips to fit around the white board then used wood glue and my nail gun to attach the strips.

Making a Special Order Farmhouse Milk and Cream Sign

When my wooden canvas was finished I used the Milk and Cream stencil from Knick of Time to quickly and easily stencil the wood.  I used spray adhesive to keep the stencil in place while I used a foam pouncer to apply black paint in light, even coats. 

Making a Special Order Milk and Cream Sign from Knick of Time stencil

The final product looked just liked the requested special order so I was proud to send my customer the finished photo. 

Making a Special Order Milk and Cream Sign

And here it is from a picture sent to me as it hangs in the customer's home...


milk and cream special order sign

Visit Knick of Time for Angie's vast collection of farmhouse stencils. 


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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife of 28 years, the mother of 4 daughters, and the grandmother of 4 grandsons. I am a DIY Blogger and a part time PreK teacher.

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  1. I love this sign Susan! I am going to try to make a frame. I see them all over and the Michael's frames just aren't the same. So fun to visit. laura

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    1. Thanks Laura! The frame was not difficult to make, just nailed on some 1x2" to the sides :) Stain it first.

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  2. What a compliment that they asked you to custom make one for you, Susan - that probably means you should make more, because I bet they would sell too!

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    1. It was pretty quick and easy using your awesome stencil :)

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