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Spring Wood Craft - Wooden Country Door Sign with Hen and Eggs

This door sign is a pleasant decoration for the door during spring and summer.



Wooden Country Door Sign with Hen and Eggs

For this project you will need:

- plywood, 4 mm thick
- acrylic paint in white, beige, brown, dark red, dark yellow, green and black
- two 2 cm wooden half balls in a natural color or brown
- a small bushel of hay
- paint brushes
- wire for hanging
- drill with small bit
- wood glue and hot glue
- tracing paper
- pencil

Wooden Hen Door Sign Craft Template

Pattern: Wooden Hen Door Sign Template


1. Print out the pattern to fit your paper fully. Transfer the markings onto the wood and saw the pieces out. If necessary sand down the wood a bit.
2. Paint the pieces accordingly. Drybrush the edges with a contrast color. For example beige for white, brown for beige, etc... You can also add some more effect to the painted pieces by speckling them with paint. To do this, take a toothbrush and dip it into a contrast color. Then brush your thumb over the toothbrush over the wood pieces and let the paint sprinkle or speckle onto the wood. You may wish to practice this technique on a scrap piece of wood before doing it on your project.
3. Once all of your pieces are painted, assemble the fence. Afterwards glue the hen onto the fence. Use a piece of wire and wrap around a small bushel of hay. Use hot glue to glue the hay onto the project. Then glue the eggs onto the fence.
4. Adhere the remaining pieces onto the project.
5. Drill a hole in the top of the left and right fence pieces and hang with wire.

Illustrated Craft Tutorials:

Transferring Patterns Onto Wood Tutorial

How to Make Patterns and Permanent Templates

Drybrushing Tutorial

How to Dry Brush Wood

Scrollsaw Tutorial

How to Saw Wood Out Using a Scroll Saw




Wooden Country Door Sign with Hen and Eggs
Choose colors that are mellow to achieve a warm country look to the sign.




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More Crafts, Decorating Ideas, Projects and Templates for Spring:

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Spring and Easter General Crafts

Spring and Easter Crafts for Kids

Spring Season Greeting Cards

Valentine’s Day Crafts

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

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Easter Chick Crafts

Decorating Easter Eggs

Easter Bunny Crafts

Mother’s Day Crafts

Spring Craft Patterns

Nature Crafts


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Country Door Sign with Hen and Eggs


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