Two Board Organic Coffee Stenciled Sign

April 08, 2021

Photo of two boards connected with mending braces
I found two pieces of scrap wood in the garage.  One piece was 1" x 6" x 16 1/2" and the other 1" x 6" x 19".  

The boards were attached to each other using two Zinc Plated Steel Mending Braces, and I didn't center the boards.  One was longer on top and one was longer on the bottom.


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Photo of a can of Aged Wood Accelerator
I then stained the two boards with Varathane Aged Wood Accelerator.

It's a water based product and quite easy to use.

Photo of two dark stained boards
Different species of wood accept the aged wood accelerator in various shades of brown.  

These boards turned quite dark.  You can wipe off some of the stain while wet to lighten them up.

Photo of dark stained boards being painted in Putty
Next, I brushed on two coats of Dixie Belle Chalk Finish Paint in Putty.  I used a foam brush and was careful to only apply paint to the top surface.

Photo of painted boards
I didn't sand or distress the boards at all.

I left the sides dark brown, and unpainted.

Photo of a coffee stencil
I pulled out my new Organic Coffee stencil  from Old Sign Stencils, and taped it in the center of the two boards.

I swirled on the stencil with Fusion Mineral Paint in Ash and sealed the stencil with Dixie Belle Easy Peasy Spray Wax.

All pricing and shipping amounts on the website are stated in Canadian funds, and will be converted to US funds.

*Old Sign Stencils has provided me with complimentary samples. All opinions about these fabulous stencils are my own. 


Photo of a masonry nail in a board
masonry nail was added to the top of one board and the bottom of the other.

Masonry nails look vintage.

Photo of a two board organic coffee sign
So here is my finished two board coffee sign!


Photo of barn wood organic coffee sign with mugs
My sign was inspired by this one created by Donna Williams of Old Sign Stencils and Funky Junk Interiors.

I never have reclaimed or barn wood on hand so I used what I had, and staggered the edges of my boards.

Photo of organic coffee sign with enamelware cups
I hung enamelware cups on my masonry nails.

Photo of enamelware cups on an organic coffee sign
I didn't mind that part of the sign lettering is behind the cups.

Photo of organic coffee sign with enamelware cups
I once again used Dixie Belle Putty on the sign to mimic burlap color, like a coffee sack.

Photo of organic coffee sign painted on a burlap bulletin board
Organic Coffee Sign Number One on a thrift shop bulletin board HERE.

You can get creative with this fun coffee stencil!

Thanks for reading my blog, Carlene

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