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Craft A Wickedly Easy Halloween Porch Sign Using Stencils

Stencil Patterns Make Halloween Decorating Easy and Fun

Good morning, my Cutting Edge Stencils friends! Halloween is creeping up on us and we’d love to enhance your ghoulish decor with a simple yet fun stencil project.  This stenciled Halloween sign is guaranteed to greet guest with a festive Halloween spirit. Our Halloween stencil designs are creepy yet playful and are perfect for decorating. Let’s take a look at this wickedly fun project.

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

Erika, our in-house craft guru, decided to cast a spell on our studio entryway with a stenciled Halloween wooden sign. She used our Chevron Alphabet Stencils, Spider Craft Stencil, and our Dancing Rat Craft Stencil.

Erika scooped up a quarter inch piece of plywood at Home Depot and had it cut so that it was 4 feet tall and about 12 inches wide.  This created her wood canvas.

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

Erika gathered up her materials to paint the sign black. She used Ben by Benjamin Moore and small dense foam roller.

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

She gave the wood a coat of black paint.

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

Once the sign was painted, Erika used a pencil to draw a spider web in the top left corner.

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

When she was happy with the placement and design of the web, she painted it using white craft paint and a small artist brush.

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

Now Erika was ready for the fun part, stenciling! Erika planned on spelling out the word Boo on the sign. She chose our small Chevron Letter Stencils to complete this portion of the project. To help keep the stencil in place, Erika used Sticky Note Spray adhesive on the back of the stencils.

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

Erika let the spray adhesive tack up on the back of the stencil and then placed it on the painted board.  She used a two inch dense foam roller to paint the B in Modern Masters oyster.

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

Erika made sure she rolled off any excess paint on a piece of paper towel.  Too much paint will cause the design to bleed. Once the entire letter design was painted, Erika lifted the stencil back to reveal the pattern.

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

Erika followed the same process for the letter O. She placed this directly under the B.

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

Her stenciled letters looked amazing against the black background and now she was ready to customize the sign using Halloween Stencils. Erika chose the medium Dancing Rat Craft Stencil. She sprayed the back of the rat stencil with spray adhesive and then place the stencil on the bottom of the painted board.

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

She painted the  Dancing Rat Stencil using the small roller in gray craft paint.

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

He’s adorably and creepy!

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

The Halloween fun didn’t end there! Erika used the small Spider Craft stencil to enhance her spooktacular sign. She painted the creepy crawler in purple near the spider web.

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

She painted the Spiders in green, purple, and orange colors sporadically across the board.

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

Are you ready to see how her stenciled Halloween porch sign turned out? It was wickedly easy to create!

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

This simple yet spell-binding porch sign will greet guests in a creatively spooky style!

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

Learn how to make a DIY wooden Halloween Boo sign for a porch using Letter and Halloween Stencil patterns from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/halloween-stencils-pumpkin-stencil-stenciled-tote.html

Tell us, which Halloween stencil pattern would you paint on a porch sign? Leave us a comment below, we’d love to read your thoughts!

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Thanks for reading and happy stenciling!

Michelle and the Cutting Edge Stencils Crew

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