Wednesday, October 10, 2012

"Annual Broom Rides" Halloween Sign

I was shopping at Home Goods one afternoon and came across a sign in their Halloween decor that said "Annual Witch Rides" and thought it was really cute and knew that I could easily create my own. 

I didn't like that it said "Witch Rides" though because well... you don't ride a witch, lol, so I changed it to "Broom Rides" instead.
This is a super simple project! 

Here's the how-to:
- Vinyl
- Paint and Mod Podge
- Ribbon (optional)
- Wood or Canvas (I already had this piece of wood that was from an old desk we had so I just used that.)
- Cutting Machine

I began by painting the piece of wood a pumpkin orange.
Once dry, I coated it with Mod Podge to seal it. 

I had some Halloween ribbon and used it on the edges to cover up the rough edges where the board was cut. Plus, it just adds a little something extra.

Next, I used my Silhouette machine to cut the vinyl so I designed my sign in the software and got it to my liking. 

 I first cut out my design on regular cardstock to check the size of everything and make sure I liked the layout on the board itself.
I'm glad I did because I decided to make everything a little bigger.

Once I was happy with the size of everything, I cut out the design with my Silhouette on my vinyl. 
I used black glitter vinyl for this project.

I started at the top of my board and worked my way down applying the vinyl. 
I used transfer tape to apply the vinyl and rub it really well to make sure it stuck.

Pulled off the transfer tape and moved on to the next area.

I am really happy with how it came out!! 

I hung it by my front door and I'm thrilled to have a fun new decoration.
I am more of a cutesy Halloween decorator so it fits right in! 

So, who wants to come for a broom ride? 

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  1. What a great sign, Allison! I like the colors that you chose. My mom would love it. :) Megan

  2. it. I am going to have to break down and get the vinly machine.

  3. So cute, Allison! Love the glittery vinyl and the ribbon on the sides!

  4. This is brilliant! Great job! I hope you will stop by and link this up to my Wickedly Creative Halloween Ideas Party if you haven't already.

  5. This is really cute Allison!! I really love the added touch of the sparkly vinyl!!

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  7. One of those "why didn't I think of that?" kind of things. Like it!



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