Finders, keepers! The chore of doing laundry just got a bit easier with a functional laundry room sign that is not only stylish but also stores loose change and odd socks.
Use a wooden board, paint and supplies left over from other projects to make it an inexpensive craft. You may have to spring for a hose clamp but that costs only a dollar or two.
You’ll need access to a laser printer to transfer our printable—your local print shop or office supply will have one if you don’t. Once you’ve made the transfer, the rest is a snap!
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How to make a laundry room sign
How to Make a Laundry Room Sign
- plywood board, ½ " x 12" x 24"
- wood stain
- 2 paintbrushes
- white paint
- chisel or paint scraper
- laundry room sign template
- black permanent marker
- fine sandpaper
- hot glue gun
- 2¼"-3¼" hose clamp
- drill and screw
- 1 pint Mason jar
- Stain board, allow it to dry then paint it white.
- Once dry, rough up the edges using a chisel or paint scraper.
- Download the laundry room sign template and open in Adobe Reader.
- Print using a laser printer, place it face down on the board wherever you’d like then tape to secure.
- Transfer the print onto the board, pressing firmly with an iron for approximately 2 minutes or until the print transfers.
- Fill in the letters with a marker then gently sand over the letters for a more distressed look.
- Space clothespins evenly below the words ‘Lost and Found’ then glue into place.
- Using a drill, screw a hose clamp approximately 3" below the words ‘Finders Keepers.’ Insert Mason jar and tighten clamp.