18 Easy DIY Farmhouse Signs You Can Make from Wood

Last updated on September 26, 2023

Make these fabulous and easy DIY farmhouse signs from wood (and not only). These are the best tutorials that will help you out.

If you want to make a warm decor accent that everyone will go crazy about, it’s the DIY farmhouse sign you need to think about.

Farmhouse style is all the rage these days, and it continues to make its way to everyday home decor. It’s so popular that farmhouse crafts are in the trends of Holiday decor.

So why not try making one of your own? Here are 18 easy and fabulous tutorials to help you out.

How to Make a Farmhouse Sign

In a nutshell, here’s how you make a farmhouse sign:

  1. Pick the materials (usually it’s a wooden board or pallet wood);
  2. Choose paint;
  3. Print out the stencil;
  4. Draw the letters on wood using the stencil;
  5. Paint the sign;
  6. Add other embellishments to your new farmhouse sign.

To get more into depth on each step, check out one or more of the following tutorials.

Simple “Bakery” Sign

Let’s start simple with a hand-painted wood sign and a distressed look. This is the most typical farmhouse-style sign that’s perfect for quickly adding a lot of character to your kitchen decor.

Easy Wooden Framed Sign

A framed wooden sign is easy to make because it’s all just a matter of transferring words onto the wood. Choose a message that means something important to you and decorate your home with it.

American Flag Sign

american flag rustic sign

A rustic American flag art is a great rustic sign to have in your farmhouse-themed decor. The map shape makes it a unique accent.

“Farmers Market” Sign

The farmers market sign has a lot of character, and it will find its rightful place in your kitchen decor. You may spend a while making it, but it’s all worth it.

“Antique” Style Sign

17 Fab DIY Farmhouse Signs You Can Make Yourself - Check out how to make an easy DIY Antique Farmhouse Sign for kitchen decor
Tutorial: missmustardseed.com

Vintage or antique design elements are important in farmhouse style so making a sign like this is guaranteed to make your home cozier. Check out this tutorial that shows you how to do it.

Graphic Farmhouse Signs

A farmhouse sign can have a more significant impact on your decor if it includes images. So here’s how you can transfer them onto the wood.

Small Farmhouse Signs

17 Fab DIY Farmhouse Signs You Can Make Yourself - Check out how to make your own easy DIY farmhouse signs
Tutorial: 100things2do.ca

You can always start small and make smaller farmhouse signs of experimenting with your decor. Try single words or even monograms and try different ways to get the rustic distressed wood look.

Quote Sign

This tutorial shows you how to make a sign of an old Irish blessing, and it’s a great example of how even such a long quote can work. The text adds texture to room decor, and it anchors other farmhouse-style accents well.

Pallet Board Sign

If you’re unsure about the kind of materials you should use for your sign, try pallet wood. It’s the go-to material for many rustic and farmhouse-style decor accents; it will do well for a simple pallet art sign too.

Painted Sign

Here’s another excellent example of how experimenting with different materials can yield fantastic results. This sign is made of a part of an old door, and it has a lot of character.

Farmhouse Kitchen Sign

A real vintage farmhouse sign for your kitchen that will undoubtedly add a lot of charm to your decor. Check out how to make it.

Rustic Arrow Signs

Sign wall art doesn’t have to include only words and letters. This idea of arrow signs has just as powerful an effect as any other farmhouse sign has.

“Welcome” Pallet Wood Sign

A simple welcome sign made from pallet wood will greet your guests and set the expectations for cozy farmhouse decor to be found inside. It’s beautiful how such a simple project can have such a high impact.

Mason Jar Pallet Art

Here’s what some pallet wood, some paint and a lot of creativity can do to your decor Try this idea for a vintage sign as your kitchen backsplash.

Rustic Sign

17 Fab DIY Farmhouse Signs You Can Make Yourself - Check out how to make an easy DIY Rustic Farmhouse Style Sign
Tutorial: lollyjane.com

Home is where the heart is, says this lovely rustic sign and you can be sure it makes the room the coziest place on earth. Add this heartwarming decor accent to your home decor.

Home Sign

And here’s how you can make a very simple yet powerful home decor accent – a home sign. It has all of the attributes of excellent farmhouse style design and is sure to be that focal point that brings your entire decor together.

Stained Wood Sign

For when you need that warm quality of stained wood in your decor, build this farmhouse sign. This version uses vinyl decals to create the word art.

Fall Sign

Even as the fall season comes and goes, this idea for a sign stands on solid grounds as it helps to build that much-needed character in your home decor. Don’t be afraid to experiment.

Vintage Sign

If you’re still not convinced that your home decor needs a farmhouse-style sign consider this straightforward vintage sign that you can make from salvaged wood. Character comes from small details, and this can be the quickest and easiest way to add some of it to your decor by far.


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