How to Make a Sign with Paint Sticks

I love wood projects and creating signs for holidays and season. Eventually the cost of wood starts to add up. Let’s learn how to create a Paint Stick Sign. Just buy a pack of paint sticks and wood glue. Then have fun decorating and creating for any occasion!

I wanted my sign to be a square so my husband cut the paint sticks on his Miter Saw and then lightly sanded the edges. It’s almost a perfect square. The paint sticks can be cut or used as is, it’s up to you!

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Supplies for a Paint Stick Sign

paint sticks
wood glue
ruler
saw

happy-crafters-vinylLet’s Create a Paint Stick Sign

For my sign I used 8 paint sticks that are 8 1/2 inches long and two paint sticks 7 1/2 inches long.

Line up the paint sticks with the ruler side facing you.

DIY a Paint Stick Sign with wood glue. Follow this simple tutorial and create your own sign. Then decorate and create for holidays and special occasions.

Make sure all the paint sticks are straight, then add glue to the 7 1/2 inch strip and glue it down onto the paint sticks. Do this at the top and bottom of the sign. I glued the horizontal boards about 2 inches from the top and bottom.

DIY a Paint Stick Sign with wood glue. Follow this simple tutorial and create your own sign. Then decorate and create for holidays and special occasions.

Then wipe away the access glue.

DIY a Paint Stick Sign with wood glue. Follow this simple tutorial and create your own sign. Then decorate and create for holidays and special occasions.



I did this at night so I placed something heavy on the sign to help the glue seal overnight.

DIY a Paint Stick Sign with wood glue. Follow this simple tutorial and create your own sign. Then decorate and create for holidays and special occasions.

The paint stick sign is ready for anything now! I think these signs will be great for holidays and seasons because they are simple to make and cheap! This won’t brake your budget for cute decorations! Remember the paint sticks can be cut and created in any size to make the perfect sign!

DIY a Paint Stick Sign with wood glue. Follow this simple tutorial and create your own sign. Then decorate and create for holidays and special occasions.

Hi I'm Jenny from Cookies, Coffee, and Crafts. I love to create decorations for my home, projects to create magical holidays, and to have fun with my kids. The quote "I run on coffee, chaos, and crafts" describes my world and I wouldn't have it any other way. I hope you find inspiration and enjoy my creative journey.