Chalkboard-Style Halloween Wood Sign

Chalkboard-Style Halloween Wood Sign

Halloween time is coming soon! It’s always been one of my favorite Holidays…and not just because it’s my birthday. I love the spooky décor and getting dressed up.

Today, I’m showing you how easy it was to make this Chalkboard-Style Halloween Wood Sign for my front porch.

  • I fell in love with the Wicked typography as soon as a I saw it, so I sized it to fit my wood sign. {I buy sheets of 12-inch by 48-inch pine at the hardware store and just cut it down to whatever size I want to make a given sign.}

Chalkboard-Style Halloween Wood Sign | Dawn Warnaar for Silhouette

  • Then,while my Silhouette CAMEO cut the ‘wicked’ text out of vinyl, I painted a streaky coat of black onto the wood sign so it would look aged.
  • I weeded out the vinyl letters and used the Silhouette Transfer Paper to adhere the vinyl design onto my sign. For this project I wanted to use the vinyl lettering as a stencil/template.

Chalkboard-Style Halloween Wood Sign | Dawn Warnaar for Silhouette

  • Next, I used a Oil-Based Paint Marker to carefully trace the letters and scribble inside them to create a chalkboard-style look.
  • Once the whole word was filled in, I just removed the vinyl and it was done!

Chalkboard-Style Halloween Wood Sign | Dawn Warnaar for Silhouette

 

A simple, fun wood sign to add to your Halloween display!

 

Chalkboard-Style Halloween Wood Sign | Dawn Warnaar for Silhouette

 

Happy creating!

 

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Shapes used:

 

Products Used:

Silhouette CAMEO

12 x 24 Cutting Mat

Cutting Blade

Hook

Vinyl

Transfer Paper

Products Used:

New Silhouette CAMEO®

Blade

Hook

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14 comments

  1. Beautiful work Dawn…love the sketchy chalkboard look!

    1. Thanks Annie!

  2. Can the vinyl stencil be reused?

    1. Hi Gaylene! You’d have to use the Silhouette Stencil Material to create a reusable stencil. I just used regular vinyl. 🙂

    2. If you carefully peel it up so as not to stretch it and then stick it on the shiny side of butcher/freezer paper or waxed paper you can get several uses of the stencil.

  3. Oh, wow! Totally awesome! <3

    1. Thanks again for the beautiful design work! 🙂

  4. Love the chalkboard sign!!! Where can I find the Wicked font you used??? Thanks

    1. Hi Debra! It’s a Shape from the online store called Wicked-Calligraphy. It’s linked above at end of the post right after my signature. 🙂

  5. This is great, Dawn. I love the distressed look, too.

    1. Thanks Kim! 🙂

  6. What was the finished size of the project?  I know I can make any size but I was just curious.

    1. Hi Joyce! I cut a sheet of 12×48 pine wood in half so roughly 12×24. 🙂

  7. Does the Silhouette Camio cut out the lettering or did you have to do that by hand?

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