I believe, do you believe? Learn how to make a Christmas decor snowman believe sign that lights up! It’s easy and a great home decor project for the holidays!
I found a wood tray at Hobby Lobby and thought it was PERFECT for a sign I have been wanting to make! With it being a tray, it made it perfect to hide the batteries for the lights!
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Supplies for the Christmas Decor Snowman Believe Sign
- Tray from Hobby Lobby, but HERE is an alternative
- Acrylic paint (white and two different blues)
- Mod Podge
- Cricut vinyl
- Snowman image
Christmas Decor Snowman Believe Sign Directions
I used gesso to seal the wood. Once dry, I followed up with white paint.
I used my Cricut cutting machine to cut the word Believe and a bunch of snowflakes out of vinyl.
I also printed out a snowman, using a laser printer.
I put transfer tape on the word Believe.
After putting it on the painted tray, I added the vinyl onto the sign and burnished it down. I then removed the transfer tape.
I laid the snowman on the sign, just so I could figure out the spacing of the snowflakes. I then addend the vinyl snowflakes and burnished everything down.
I then used the same white paint as before and painted over all the vinyl, in all directions, and let it dry.
Once dry, I painted blue over everything.
Once dry, I pulled up all the vinyl, which exposed the white beneath.
I then drilled holes into 20 of the snowflakes.
I used Mod Podge to decoupage the snowman in place on the tray.
I rubbed down the image, so no bubbles would get trapped under.
It is wise to add Mod Podge over the entire sign.
Then I used water (on the brush) to go over the wet Mod Podge, so it gave it a nice smooth finish.
I wiped the edges clean, with a damp paper towel and let it dry.
Once dry, I added Mod Podge along the bottom edge and sprinkled on fine glitter.
I tapped off the excess glitter and let it dry.
I then added the lights to the sign. It was a strand with 20 lights, which is why I drilled the 20 holes. You can also tape or velcro the battery box to the back, to keep it in place.
That’s it but let’s see how it lights up!
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