I started with a fence board that my husband glued up. I sanded it, but not too well. You will see later that I should've sanded much better to get all of the glue off!
I rubbed apple cider vinegar on the board with steel wool. It took two coats to look nice and aged. You can see my original post about aging wood HERE. You can see the light spots here where the vinegar would not adhere to the wood due to the glue spots.
I kept trying to sand those spots off, but it just wouldn't work, so what's a girl to do??? Turn the board over and try again!
My husband made a frame for it out of a fence board as well.
I added this metal "Welcome" piece I found at Hobby Lobby, but wanted it black, so painted it first.
I added hooks and wire to the back.
I screwed the Welcome piece onto the front and was done.
Thanks so much for coming by!
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