How to Paint a Fall Welcome Sign for your porch or DIY decor. Easy step by step painting instruction with pattern available. Make this fun Autumn inspired sign and display it with pride!
You can paint a Fall Welcome sign to usher in Autumn with style. Great for the front porch or inside for DIY decor.
Step by step painting tutorials for each design using my step by step lessons.
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Welcome Fall in a big way. Here is sits on the front porch of my little Cottage studio.
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Prepare Board to Paint Fall Welcome Sign
Start with a six foot 1′ x 12″ pine board.
Sand it well then use the Rustic finish in 4 steps method to give it a well worn look before transferring the lettering.
The pattern linked below has each of the elements drawn on it and to paint it just follow the directions of each painting tutorial for that design.
Sunflowers make a perfect Fall decor design. The bright sunny dispositions just bring a spark of joy. The link below takes you to the step by step of how to paint Sunflowers, step by step.
Leaves & Chickadees
In place of the O in Welcome I used a pretty orange pumpkin.
How to Paint a Pumpkin.
You can change out the colors of different elements as you see fit. For an example you can paint you pumpkins a pretty green or turn them into a Tiger Pumpkin!
Paint Shadows to Create Dimension
The instructions on how to shadow is in the video for painting the pumpkin.
The lettering is in Black with a DecoArt Sky Grey for the shadowing
At the bottom I had thought to put a pile of pumpkins but went with more Sunflowers instead to balance out the design.
And Voila’ you have a fun Fall Welcome sign!
With all the different tutorials you can mix and match as you please for your own unique Welcome sign.
I taped the pages together in such a way as the letters were 2.5 inches apart when painted but you can space them as you wish.
Learn to Paint Orange Pumpkins
I finished it off with a few coats of Rustoleum Waterbased Spar Urethane (Exterior) to keep it lovely through many seasons. A link showing which one I use is just below.
For a full list of my most used painting supplies just go here Most Used Painting Supplies
Happy Fall Painting!