Vintage Anagram Tile Signs

I'm a lover of all vintage game pieces so when 
I found this box of Anagram tiles I nearly flipped!

Vintage Anagram Game signs

Don't ask me how to play. 

vintage anagram game

I only wanted this game for the tiles. 

vintage Anagram tiles

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I want to create signs and ornaments with them like I do with the Scrabble tiles and the Jenga® pieces.

I started this project with several packages of large paint sticks from the hardware store. These sticks had ruler markings on them so they were pretty cool to begin with. 

Minwax cloths for staining wood

I stained the sticks using Minwax wood finishing cloths which made the staining process a breeze. 

When the stain dried, I glued the tiles to the sticks using wood glue then cut the sticks to the right size using my jigsaw. 

Vintage Anagram signs on rulered paint sticks

Rulered paint sticks with vintage anagram tiles

I drilled holes in each corner of the paint stick then attached a length of rebar wire. I love rebar wire for signs, it is the perfect thickness yet still easy to bend. 

I am Thankful sign from vintage Anagram game tiles sign

I created signs that said "I am thankful","we are thankful", "peace on Earth", & "Merry Christmas".

 sign from vintage Anagram game tiles

vintage anagram tile sign for thanksgiving

If you are interested, these signs will be added to my space at Backstreet Antiques. Please message me if you are interested in shipping options.  

Perfect for hanging on a wreath or tree.

Peace on earth sign for wreath

So whether you are thankful, want peace on Earth, or even celebrate Christmas in July; you will want to check these out before they're gone!

Merry Christmas sign for a mini tree or wreath

Sign for mini christmas tree

DIY signs from Anagram game tiles

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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.


  1. I have some of those letters, but had no idea they came from that game. Love your use of them!!

    1. They make great signs Vicki! I also glued some short words like NEST to old rusty hinges and they look great too! :)


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