DIY Sharpie “Fresh Cut Christmas Trees” Christmas Tree Farm Sign

DIY Sharpie "Fresh Cut Christmas Trees" Christmas Tree Farm Sign

Hello everyone! Today I am going to share how I made my sweet DIY sharpie “Fresh Cut Christmas Trees” Christmas Tree Farm Sign with you all!

DIY Sharpie "Fresh Cut Christmas Trees" Christmas Tree Farm Sign

It’s much easier to make then you would probably imagine (See my tutorial HERE for more details on how I build my frames). Since I already had the frame build from a past project, all this project cost me was $3 for a wreath hanger & some command strips & velcro to secure it to the door.

DIY Sharpie "Fresh Cut Christmas Trees" Christmas Tree Farm Sign

I am obsessed with pine. Must be my native Californian roots. So naturally, I love decorating with fresh greenery during the holidays. This year I wanted to do some creative Christmas signs throughout the house, and decided what better thing to illustrate than pine trees?

DIY Sharpie "Fresh Cut Christmas Trees" Christmas Tree Farm Sign

To start off, I painted over my previous artwork on this sign (a wedding instagram sign I made for my sister in law.)

DIY Sharpie "Fresh Cut Christmas Trees" Christmas Tree Farm Sign

Then, I got out a clear three ring binder plastic sheet. To create a design, I used my Printer Transfer method HERE. In a nut shell, I created a graphic in photoshop, flipped it so it would print opposite, then carefully centered it, ink down, on my empty canvas.

DIY Sharpie "Fresh Cut Christmas Trees" Christmas Tree Farm Sign

For this one, I wanted to do the penning in myself, so I just lightly rubbed the ink onto the board to act as a guide.

You don’t have to do it this way at all- but I just hate committing to a design, so being able to move it around before placing it is a plus for me.

DIY Sharpie "Fresh Cut Christmas Trees" Christmas Tree Farm Sign

Then I inked in the lettering.

DIY Sharpie "Fresh Cut Christmas Trees" Christmas Tree Farm Sign

It was looking pretty cute already at this point.

DIY Sharpie "Fresh Cut Christmas Trees" Christmas Tree Farm Sign

Next, I added some little scrawny pine trees.

DIY Sharpie "Fresh Cut Christmas Trees" Christmas Tree Farm Sign

I didn’t want it to scream Christmas as much as I wanted it to look rustic & natural.

DIY Sharpie "Fresh Cut Christmas Trees" Christmas Tree Farm Sign

Ta-da!

DIY Sharpie "Fresh Cut Christmas Trees" Christmas Tree Farm Sign

I am seriously in love with how it completes our kitchen.

DIY Sharpie "Fresh Cut Christmas Trees" Christmas Tree Farm Sign

This frame is a keeper!

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  1. Megan at Adventure & Home

    December 11th, 2016 at 1:29 pm

    I love this! It's so simple and super adorable! I'm not great at drawing, but I actually think I could do this one! Thanks for the great tutorial! 😀

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