How to make a DIY Wood Sign with a Vinyl Stencil


• Free printable • Vinyl • Vinyl weeding tool • Transfer tape • Painted wood board • Squeegee • Painter's tape

Create the vinyl stencil in silhouette studio


Learn how to create a stencil in Silhouette Studio, the software that comes with the Silhouette Cameo in the full step-by-step tutorial - linked below!

weed your vinyl


Weed your vinyl decal using a vinyl weeding tool or something with a pin end.

apply transfer tape to your vinyl stencil


Use a Vinyl Squeegee or old credit card and smooth out the transfer tape over the vinyl stencil.

Apply the vinyl stencil to the wood sign backing


Start at one corner and slowly peel off the white backing paper from the transfer tape.

Remove transfer tape from vinyl stencil & wood sign


Slowly peel off the transfer tape at a 45 degree angle.

paint over vinyl stencil to transfer the design


Paint over the stencil and allow it to dry. Remove the painter's tape and stencil to reveal your sign!