Merry Christmas Sign- Pottery Barn inspired

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Hello there, Friends!  Happy Friday!  I don’t know about you, but this week has been a total blur for me.  So many beautiful home tours to visit on the Very Merry Christmas Home Tour…Have you visited them all?  They are all so stunning with so many inspiring ideas for Holiday decorating!  Of course…I’m still adding festive touches around my house, like this over-sized ornament one of my favorite catalogs inspired me to create… Pottery Barn Inspired Merry Christmas Sign-Perfect for a front door or interior decor.

Do you ever look through magazines or catalogs and think something is so cute, but you could either make it yourself or couldn’t possibly spend that amount on said item?  I do that all. the. time! In fact, this project was completely inspired by a current Pottery Barn Kids catalog.  Here’s the original as seen HERE at Pottery Barn Kids.  So cute, right!  I just had to have one for myself, but was not about to spend $79 on it! Pottery Barn personalized-red-merry-christmas-ornament-plaque-c

Ironically, I had just purchased this cut wood shape from Hobby Lobby for 50% (less than $10!) off with no exact plans of what I was going to do with it.  As soon as I saw the picture in the magazine, I knew exactly what I was going to make.  It’s so quick and easy- You won’t believe it!

Supplies needed:

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I must have skipped taking a photo of spray painting the board, but that’s what I did first.  I found the red paint at Walmart and it is the perfect Holiday red.  The vinyl cutouts were created on my Cricut machine using white permanent vinyl from Expressions Vinyl.  Then I applied the vinyl cutouts and drew three berries with a chalk pen. Pottery Barn Inspired Merry Christmas Sign-4- Next…this is really hard to see…I used a pencil to write the wording: The Krieger Family.  You could absolutely leave this part off, though. Pottery Barn Inspired Merry Christmas Sign-3-

I went over the pencil lines with the chalk pen.  You can see that it bled a tiny bit…I think it’s from the type of wood.  You really cannot tell unless you look super close like I was doing with my camera. Pottery Barn Inspired Merry Christmas Sign-2-

Allow the chalk pen to dry and you have an adorable personalized ornament door hanging for a fraction of the cost… Pottery Barn Inspired Merry Christmas Sign-

If you liked this Holiday idea, I have a feeling you might like  some of my other Holiday projects… A Very Merry Christmas Holiday Home Tour 2015 at

Very Merry Christmas Home Tour

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Make your own festive DIY chalkboard for the holidays! So many possibilities for decorating! DIY Holiday Chalkboard

*This post was previously shared on Sugar Bee Crafts*

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