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I used a small, inexpensive "shelf" bought at a craft store ($2.99) for my sign, but any piece of wood could be used.
By Laura from Long Beach, CA
I tied the copper wire around shorter branch to the length I wanted and there is my sign. The scrap wood is the back of a wooden chair, I just used markers to write "Welcome Friends" and put 3-4 coats of poly on it.
Source: Tired of everyone asking "What are you doing with those branches?"
By Sherry from Onset, MA
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Are there any web sites or can you give me ideas on how to make a "Welcome Friends" sign. Thanks.
By mnvieau from Traverse City, MI
Go to www.ask.com Ask for how to paint welcome signs on rocks. Very simple. gl
You can buy the wooden shaped block at Wally World or any craft store. You can also by small Balsa wood letters, rub on decorations (or scrapbook stickers work too), and liquid Polyurethane at the craft store.
Sand the whole thing to make sure there are no splinters &/or rough spots. Apply the letters with your favorite crafting glue. Next apply the rub ons (or scrapbook stickers) to your tastes. Finish by applying the Polyurethane. I usually apply 2 or 3 coats, depending on how shiny/rough I want it to look. Make sure to let each coat dry thoroughly before applying the next one.
I have lots of pictures of different signs I've found on the internet, if you would like to see them email me at: buddysbaby143 @ hotmail . com.
Hope this helps you! God Bless,
Sheila in Springfield, IL