Merry Christmas Wall Sign

For a unique and festive addition to your holiday home this year, this easy DIY farmhouse Christmas decor is the perfect project. With just a few simple materials and some creativity, you can craft your own Merry Christmas wall sign that will definitely add charm and cheer to any room.

This Christmas sign will deck your walls with rustic charm and bring a touch of homemade beauty to your holiday decor. You can proudly display it on your mantle, front porch, or any other area in need of some festive flair.

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Hanging Christmas signs on your walls adds visual appeal to your home during the holiday season.

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It’s a simple and inexpensive way to enhance your Christmas home decor and spread some festive cheer.

With a variety of designs and styles, you can easily find or create a Christmas sign that fits your personal taste and complements your existing decorations.

This Merry Christmas sign can serve as the perfect focal point in any area you choose, be it your living room or dining area.

You can also hang it on your front porch to greet guests and passersby with a warm holiday message. Plus, it’s a great way to incorporate a touch of farmhouse style into your home decor.

And don’t limit yourself to just one Merry Christmas sign on your wall – the more the merrier!

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Sketching Merry Christmas Design

Get your wooden frame ready and start sketching your Merry Christmas design with a pencil. Remember, it doesn’t have to be perfect – just a rough outline will do. Don’t worry if you’re not confident in your drawing skills, you can always look for reference images online.

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Lightly sketch out the letters and swirls of the ‘Merry Christmas’ text on your frame. This will serve as a guide for when you start painting.

If you make any mistakes, simply erase and re-sketch until you are happy with the design. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can even add in some extra holiday elements like snowflakes or holly leaves.

Get creative and have fun with it! After all, this is your unique piece of farmhouse Christmas decor.

Tracing Merry Christmas Design

Now trace your design with a small paint brush and white paint, following the sketch you made. Make sure to use a steady hand and fill in any gaps or uneven lines. You can always go back and add more paint as needed.

tracing the design with white paint and small brush

For a more professional finish, you can go over the design with another layer of white paint once the first coat has dried. This will give your Merry Christmas wall sign a clean and crisp look. You can also add in some extra details or touch-ups at this stage.

Don’t limit yourself to just white paint for this project – feel free to get creative with colors! You can use different shades for a gradient effect, or add in some metallic or glitter accents for a touch of holiday sparkle.

Don’t worry if it’s not perfect – imperfections add character to DIY projects!

If you want to know other techniques on paint signs here’s our how to paint letters on a sign and how to paint farmhouse signs!

Decorating Merry Christmas Sign

Decorating your Merry Christmas wall sign is where you can add your personal touch and make it truly unique.

You can use any kind of Christmas decorations or accessories to embellish your sign, such as bells, ornaments, ribbons, or even little fairy lights.

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For a rustic farmhouse look, opt for natural materials like pine cones, twigs, and burlap. You can also incorporate some vintage elements like old sheet music or book pages.

Feel free to mix and match until you’re happy with the overall look. Here’s our list of rustic Christmas decor that you can pair up with your Merry Christmas wall sign!

Secure the decorations in place by using a stick glue or hot glue gun. And to really make your Merry Christmas sign stand out, wrap a twine string or rope around it. This adds a charming touch and brings the whole design together.

Hanging Merry Christmas Sign

Once you’re done decorating, your Merry Christmas wall sign is ready to be displayed!

Simply hang it up with a nail or hook on any wall or surface of your choice. You can also prop it up against a shelf or mantel for a more casual look.

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As mentioned earlier, don’t be afraid to hang up more than one Christmas sign on your walls. You can create a gallery wall with different holiday signs.

You can even switch up the placement throughout the holiday season for a fresh look.

And don’t worry about taking your sign down after the holiday season is over – you can always repurpose it for future years or even use it as part of your regular home decor.

This Merry Christmas sign is a timeless piece that will bring joy and festive spirit to your home for many holidays to come.

Here’s another small Merry Christmas sign for a quick and fun Christmas craft project.

Can I hang my Merry Christmas sign outdoors?

If you want to hang your Merry Christmas sign outdoors, make sure to hang it in a spot that is sheltered from direct sunlight and extreme weather conditions. This will help preserve the colors and materials of your sign.

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However, keep in mind that even with proper precautions, hanging your Merry Christmas sign outdoors may still result in some wear and tear.

If you live in an area with harsh winters or strong winds, it may be best to display your sign indoors to prevent any damage.

But if you’re determined to have your Merry Christmas sign outdoors, consider using weather-resistant materials and sealants to protect it. You can also bring it inside during harsh weather conditions or store it away for future use.

Check out this Merry Christmas standing sign that you can easily move around to fit your desired aesthetic.

So why not gather some friends or family members for a crafting session and spread the holiday cheer with this adorable Merry Christmas wall sign? And who knows, it may become a beloved tradition for years to come!

Give your home a touch of farmhouse charm this Christmas and let it be filled with the warmth and joy of the holiday season.

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Merry Christmas Wall Sign

Merry Christmas wall sign

Craft your own Merry Christmas wall sign that will definitely add charm and cheer to any room.



  1. Sketch out your Merry Christmas design on a wooden frame with a pencil. It doesn't have to be perfect, just a rough outline will do.
  2. Trace over your sketch with white paint using a small brush, and add extra details or touch-ups for a professional finish. You can also get creative and use different colors!
  3. Add a personal touch to your Merry Christmas sign by decorating it with Christmas decorations such as ornaments, ribbons, or natural elements like pine cones and burlap.
  4. Secure the decorations in place with glue and wrap a twine string or rope around the sign for an added rustic touch.
  5. Hang your Merry Christmas sign on any wall in your home, and consider creating a gallery wall with other holiday signs for a festive display.

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