Family Sign Wall Decor – Rustic Arrow Shape


This family sign wall decor will look perfect on your gallery wall. It’s a wonderful wedding or anniversary present too.

The best part about this cute piece of wall decor is how easy it is to make! No glueing or sawing. Read on and see just how simple it really is.

Family name arrow decor - perfect for weddings, anniversaries and more.

Hi again Kenarry readers!  It’s Valerie from Occasionally Crafty, and I am so excited to share my latest project with you!  Recently I attended a good friend’s 50th wedding anniversary party!  Wow!  That is such an achievement.  This couple has been through it all and gives such inspiration to the rest of us.  I wanted to make them something special to commemorate the occasion!

How to Make Easy Arrow Wall Art With Your Family Name

Anyone – even kids – can make this wall art. And it looks incredible on your gallery wall.

Tools and Supplies Needed:

  • Unfinished wooden arrow
  • Sand paper
  • Chalky finish paint
  • Silhouette Cameo Cutting Machine
  • Twine

Where To Find Unfinished Wooden Arrow for Wall Art

I picked up an unfinished wooden arrow at Michael’s.  If you’re more handy with power tools, you could easily make one with some scrap lumber, but again, I tend towards the lazy side of crafting, so I bought mine premade.

How to Make A Personalized Arrow Wall Art

Since I bought the arrow premade, the aren’t many steps to making it. Here’s what I did.

1. Sand and Paint the arrow

After a quick sanding, I applied a single coat of Chalky Finish paint from Decoart’s Americana Decor line.  I chose “yesteryear”, a bluish-gray color that is a great neutral to match any color scheme.

Rustic Wooden Arrow

I let my paint dry overnight, and then prepped my vinyl decal to apply.

2. Design the name Art

I designed the name and “est.1965” in Silhouette Studio.

3. Cut and Apply the vinyl

Then cut it out using some black adhesive vinyl.  I applied the vinyl using some clear transfer tape, and that’s pretty much it!

Family Name Arrow Decor hanging on the wall.

This beautiful arrow gift was simple to make and frugal as well.  This would look beautiful as part of a gallery wall, on a mantle or shelf, or really anywhere in your home.

Family Name Arrow Decor

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Originally published August 2015. Updated August 2018.

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