I found quite a long time ago these cute vintage prints but can’t remember where. If you know who is the owner I beg you to leave me a comment so I can link them back to the original site. I fell in love with them and I decided to use them to do some cute pictures.
How to make decorative vintage signs
It is really easy and you don’t need special skills or tools to make your own decorative vintage signs.
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- Prints of your liking. If you like the images I used you will find them here.
- A little piece of plywood.
- Wire for hanging.
I cut a piece of plywood to the size of the print. Whilst I soaked the print in water and then placed it on a paper towel to dry a little, as my friend Mayca told me, and then I applied some homemade decoupage glue (half glue half water) over the plywood. You can use ModPodge instead, it works much better for me.
Then I only placed the print over and pressed it with a plastic bag all over to remove any air bubbles. I really recommend the plastic bag because the print is still wet and it is much more delicate.
Once it was dry I did two little holes for the wire to hang and protected it with two layers of matte varnish. (ModPodge will work great as well).
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