One of my first projects with my Silhouette Cameo 3 was to make wedding signs for my daughter.

She wanted signs going down the aisle.

I purchased a full sheet of birch plywood (4ft x 8ft x ¼’ thick) at a local Home Depot.

I asked them to cut in 3 pieces the width of the 4ft sheet. Each cut was 16” wide.

Then I had them cut the 3 pieces that are 16” wide each into 12” wide pieces.

One sheet of birch plywood gave me 23 or 24 (12”x16”) signs.

Left one is aged; right one is birch wood un-aged.

Since she wanted the wood to be aged, I purchased a small can of Varathane weathered wood accelerator.  I applied the wood aging product on each of the signs. 

While they were drying, I began creating the wording for each sign.

My first one was cut out of Oracal ORAMASK 813 Translucent Stencil Film.

Taped it onto the wood and used a sponge brush to apply the paint. 

The second sign I did was with White Permanent Oracal 651.

My daughter liked the Oracal 651 sign better than the painted sign, therefore, the remaining signs would be done in 651.

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