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Creating a warm welcome

Kristin Overland enjoys making crafts, sewing and crocheting. She makes and sells wooden signs for weddings with her mother, Sue Sanderson.

Kristin Overland

Kristin Overland

Overland, 27, lives right outside of Albert Lea with her husband, Derek, and son, Joshua.

She works in customer service and marketing at Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen.

She took us step-by-step through how to make this welcome sign. It would be perfect in an entryway.

What you’ll need:

• 1-by-6-by-18-inch piece of wood

• graphite transfer paper

• half-pint jar

• acrylic white paint

• 16-gauge black wire

• drill

• paintbrush

• pliers

• pencil