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DIY Rustic Wood Sign for Your Sweet Tea

I have a big treat for y'all today. This DIY rustic wood sign is the perfect addition to any outdoor area and also a fun addition to any space in your home! This is a quick and easy DIY project you can make with scraps you already have in your home.
Course craft, diy
Keyword DIY rustic wood sign, Rustic Sweet Tea Sign
Author Angie Holden

What You Will Need

  • Wooden Planks (5 at 17.5 x 3.5 each)
  • Nails
  • Hammer or Drill
  • Pen or Pencil
  • Paint any kind or color
  • Thin paintbrush
  • Small hand sander
  • Transfer paper
  • Words printed on multiple sheet of plain copy paper
  • White craft paper


For The Wood:

  • Cut the planks to desired size
  • Nail the back of the sign to hold in place with Long pain stir sticks
  • Sand with the sander to smoothen

For The Sign

  • Arrange the words onto the sign however you like them
  • Put strips of transfer paper under each sheet
  • Trace on top of the copy paper with your pencil
  • Use the white craft paint to fill in the lines.
  • Use a matte sealer spray to spray on and protect your work (optional)


  • I used an old window frame as the base for my sign, you can use whatever wood you have lying around your home.
  • Make the painting as rustic as you'd like.
  • Leave gaps and unpainted areas to make it look slightly worn.