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Easy DIY paint stir stick sign – follow this tutorial to make a cute wooden slatted wall sign to customize any way you like.

DIY Paint Stir Stick Sign

Let’s turn some plain old paint sticks into a cute piece of wall decor.

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Are you looking for a simple and budget-friendly way to add a touch of rustic charm to your home decor?

Look no further! In this step-by-step tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a delightful unfinished wood slatted wall sign using nothing but paint stir sticks.

The best part? You won’t need any power tools! So, roll up your sleeves and let’s get started on this fun and creative DIY project.

diy unfinished wood sign made from paint stir sticks

Crafting with Wood Paint Stir Sticks

There are SO many creative crafts and DIY decor projects that you can make with paint sticks.

paint stick wall decor

Video Tutorial

Watch this quick video to see how my plank sign came together. NOTE: this video is a compilation of other Dollar Store Wall Decal crafts, so I hope you find plenty of crafting inspiration!

DIY Paint Stir Stick Sign

DIY Paint Stir Stick Sign

Yield: 1 sign
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: easy

Easy DIY paint stir stick sign – follow this tutorial to make a cute wooden slatted wall sign to customize any way you like.


  • 13 wooden paint sticks
  • wood glue
  • wall decal, or paint to decorate the sign



  1. Watch the video tutorial before you begin, and let that be your visual guide for this project.
  2. Cut the handles off 11 paint sticks. Lay the cut paint sticks horizontally, with even spaces between. Be sure that the printed side of the paint sticks are face up. cut the handles off the paint stir sticks
  3. Lay two full paint sticks vertically on top of the horizontal paint sticks, to ensure your spacing is correct. Your sign should be just a bit taller than one paint stick.
  4. Apply a row of wood glue dots along one side of the horizontal paint sticks. Lay one paint stick on top. Repeat on the other side. Set aside until the wood glue dries. glue two vertical paint sticks to the back of the horizontal sticks
  5. Decorate the front of your sign however you like. You can stain or paint it, but I decided to add a wall decal from the dollar store. decorate the sign with a wall decal


How to hang your wall sign: You can attach regular hanging hardware, command velcro sticks, or even hot glue a length of twine to the back of your sign.

Paint Stick Wood Sign DIY

With a little creativity and a bunch of paint stir sticks, you’ve managed to craft a stunning wooden slatted wall sign without using any power tools.

This budget-friendly DIY project allows you to personalize your sign to match your style and add a touch of rustic charm to your living space.

So go ahead and gather those paint stir sticks to create a fabulous piece of art that reflects your personality and brings joy to your home! Happy crafting!

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slatted sign made from paint stir sticks

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