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The Easiest DIY Fall Sign Ever

Anyone in the mood for an easy DIY fall sign? I sure hope so, because today I’m showing you how I made the easiest sign in the whole world. Really, if there was a competition for easy signs this one would be hard to beat. I think the whole project took maybe 45 minutes, which included time for coffee, obviously. Y’all know I can’t do a project without coffee. In fact, it’s clearly states in the the DIY handbook that coffee is required for all projects, big or small, so really I’m just following the rules. Here it is!

Easy and Fast Farmhouse Style DIY Fall Sign

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Supplies Needed:

Wood Pallet Fall Sign

Have you ever seen wooden pallets at craft stores? I just discovered them last week when I was buying supplies for this project. So many fun possibilities with this gem! I found mine at Michael’s and I was so happy because this baby saves a ton of time for this project.

DIY Fall Sign

The first thing I did was stain the pallet. I used Minwax Wood Stain in Gunstock, but you can use any color you like. I used a foam brush to apply 1 heavy coat.

DIY Fall Sign

I let it soak in for about 5 minutes then went over the entire thing with a sanding block–focusing mostly on the edges. I wanted it to have a nice rustic look.

DIY Fall Sign

Slap on some handy dandy wood glue and apply the letters directly to the pallet–leaving space for the wheat bundle which is next. And FYI, the letters I bought were white–I also found them at Michael’s—so I didn’t have to do any painting, which was another big time saver. After applying all the letters, I let it dry outside for about 20 minutes. (Dry time will vary based on temperature)

DIY Fall Sign

While the letters were drying I made the little wheat bundle for the A in fall. This was super easy. All I did was take a bundle of wheat stems, you can find them at any craft store, and tied it up at the top with a piece of twine. I cut them down to the length I wanted and then used the ends to create a little bundle on the back. Used a hot glue gun to glue it together and voila. It ain’t pretty from this side, but it worked.

Wheat Stems for Fall Sign

I finished it off by wrapping a bit of burlap around the twine and gluing it into place.

Easiest DIY Fall Sign Ever

Done! I put a tiny nail in place to hold the wheat bundle up where I made the plank in the back. Worked like a charm.

Easiest DIY Fall Sign Ever

Easy and Fast Farmhouse Style DIY Fall Sign

Easy and Fast DIY Fall Sign

Easy and Fast Farmhouse Style DIY Fall Sign

Easy and Fast Farmhouse Style Fall DIY Sign

There ya have it, the easiest sign ever. I honestly hesitated to even post this, just because it was so simple and quick to put together. But it was a fun project and I hope it inspired you to create something similar. I’m planning to keep fall decor pretty simple this year, so this will fit in perfectly. Be sure to let me know what you think and if you have any questions. And thanks so much for stopping by, I always appreciate it! xoxo

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Easy and Fast Farmhouse Style DIY Fall Sign

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The Comments

  • Lanita Anderson
    September 7, 2016

    I love the FALL sign…..What a fun idea! I’m heading to Michaels today after volunteering, and may just have to pick up the supplies. Thanks for the inspiration!

    • Sarah
      > Lanita Anderson
      September 7, 2016

      yay! I’m so happy you like it. Thanks Lanita!

  • Marilyn Soto
    September 7, 2016

    Genius ! That’s so cute and SIMPLE. You are so creative and I’m so happy I’ve found your blog. You’re projects and diy crafts are beautiful and do-able for everyone. Thanks for sharing.

    • Sarah
      > Marilyn Soto
      September 7, 2016

      Marilyn! Can I hug you now? Thank you so much for being so supportive. I’m so glad you found my blog too!

  • Allison
    September 7, 2016

    Love your easy DIY fall sign! So creative, yet so simple! Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Lori
    September 7, 2016

    Love everything you do! I come to your website at least everyday and more. Could you please give me the dimensions of the pallet and letter size. Our home is more comfy & cozy because of you Sara!! Thanks

    • Sarah
      > Lori
      September 7, 2016

      Lori! That means the world to me. Seriously, it makes all the work worth it. THANK YOU!! The pallet is 26″ x 14.2″ x 1.2″ and the letters are about 9″ tall.

  • Nancy Kaptis
    September 7, 2016

    Sarah, I always go through my emails quickly so I can find your blog and read it first. I love seeing what you are doing in your home. Cute fall sign!

    • Sarah
      > Nancy Kaptis
      September 7, 2016

      Goodness gracious, that means so much to me. Thank you Nancy, I’m so happy you enjoy it!

  • Ann LaCosse
    September 11, 2016

    Sarah – I love the FALL sign, but what really caught my eye was the brick fireplace. My white brick is somewhat yellowed. Is it possible to use paint of some type for the multi colored appearance?

    • Sarah
      > Ann LaCosse
      September 12, 2016

      Hi Ann! It’s actually stone and not brick. But the good news is you can paint brick and I’m sure you could totally do it to get a multi colored appearance–but might take a while if you’re doing a different color on every brick. I’m actually painting our brick fireplace right now, so stay tuned for that tutorial!

  • Diana Jackson
    September 13, 2016

    Fall is my favorite season by far, so needless to say how much I loved the fence sign. Thanks so much for sharing so many valuable tips. Your blog is great!

    • Sarah
      > Diana Jackson
      September 13, 2016

      I’m so glad you like it Diana, thanks for stopping by!

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