Nothing brings holiday warmth to your guests quite like being greeted at the door with some holiday cheer in the form of a Christmas sign. Words speak louder than any wreath or sparkling lights. (Though we suggest you throw those up too!) Trouble is, when our budgets at that time of year are already tight, a Christmas sign can be quite expensive, especially a larger wood one meant for the porch or yard. Make DIY Christmas signs instead of spending lots of money on decor! Share the message of holiday happiness! You can use these porch signs to welcome the season into your entire neighborhood. Let’s get ready for the holidays, right? Go!
Christmas Signs You Can Make
Christmas Wood Signs
Oh my! This custom Christmas tree farm sign would be the most charming decoration you could add to your front porch this year! Use the tutorial to create the sign with your own family name! From ‘Cutesy Crafts‘.
Find out how to paint this adorable and friendly snowman sign to welcome guests to your home this Christmas season. Check out the full tutorial at ‘That Sweet Tea Life‘.
Buffalo check, anyone? Well, yes! Toni from ‘Design Dazzle‘ shows us how to make this Merry Christmas sign for your front porch using paints and contact paper.
Check out this outdoor Christmas sign tutorial from ‘Fynes Designs‘. Her “Joy” sign is made from a reclaimed piece of wood, some scrap and a live evergreen wreath!
Shelly at ‘100 Things 2 Do‘ made this DIY Christmas sign with custom cut vinyl letters. But you can just purchase letters for your “saying” at the craft store and still follow her directions. And, she even has a tutorial for the Farmhouse style frame!
Another take on a “Joy” Christmas porch sign is this DIY version from Brooke at ‘Re-Fabbed‘. This was a really easy and inexpensive project! Check out her tutorial!
From Donna at ‘Funky Junk‘ comes this tutorial for her Sleigh Rides holiday sign. Now she added some vintage hardware to make it into a Christmas card holder, but I love it just as a sign! Don’t overlook her more detailed tutorial on how to stencil so that you know the technique.
From ‘Whipperberry‘, these fun DIY Christmas signs were made using a chalk paint powder, and a stencil cutting machine. You can just purchase your own stencil for one sign, or stencil letters. (Unless you want to make ALL those signs, and then that Silhouette machine would totally be worth it!)
From Jamie at ‘Anderson + Grant‘. These DIY distressed holiday signs will put the holiday spirit into anyone who comes by. Easy tutorial with inexpensive supplies. Love this Christmas sign idea!
Loving this DIY woodland sign from Marie at ‘Blooming Homestead‘ for ‘Live Laugh Rowe‘. This is a really easy DIY Christmas sign idea, and I think the little detail with the twine wrapped around the top really sets this project apart. Amazing what such a little thing can do, right?
Amy at ‘The Happy Scraps‘ has this cute tutorial for us that kids will love… Her DIY Christmas arrow signs would make any of us feel like looking towards the sky on Christmas Eve!
From Liz at ‘Liz on Call‘ comes this DIY reversible front porch holiday sign. This is brilliant! One side for the fall or Thanksgiving, and one side for Christmas. And now you have the whole holiday season covered with happy greetings!
Last, from Melissa at ‘320 Sycamore‘ we have this cute idea for anyone who doesn’t relish the idea of working with lumber. Melissa made this outdoor Christmas sign from an old door she got at Habitat for Humanity. But the bright red paint really says Christmas, and the chalkboard paint in the two recessed sections make it easy to customize these DIY holiday signs. You can even change them as the season goes on!
Merry Christmas Lighted Sign
Ok. So this is some serious Christmas spirit in action! Christine at ‘DIY Dreamer‘ has a complete tutorial for her outdoor countdown marquee Christmas sign. And when I say complete, I mean she even shares the font she used to create her letters for the sign! Because this project is much easier than it looks, and well worth the effort. Who else would have this on their front porch, but you?
Ho Ho Ho Sign
Like that lighted sign look? Good! (It kinda nails the spirit of the season, doesn’t it?) Well then try this Ho Ho Ho Christmas marquee sign from Heidi at ‘Honeybear Lane‘. I love her tutorial because she includes all the details on how she made this sign, including the exact type of painters tape she used to get those perfect stripes. Also love the size of this sign as well, perfect for making a front porch Christmas decorating statement!
Don’t forget to pin these Christmas DIY projects for later!Image Credits: Funky Junk, Cutesy Crafts, That Sweet Tea Life, Design Dazzle, Fynes Design, 100 Things 2 Do, Re-Fabbed, Whipperberry, Anderson + Grant, Live Laugh Rowe, The Happy Scraps, Liz on Call, 320 Sycamore, DIY Dreamer, Honeybear Lane