The bar is such a central focus of a wedding, so why not show it a little love with a fun and easy DIY?! This project is great because it’s both useful AND it adds a great amount of color to what might be a traditionally plain space. We love an affordable and impactful DIY around here, especially for a wedding!
Here’s how to make a DIY Signature Drink Sign:
I used 100% cotton (cotton voile). It was lightweight and slightly sheer which is exactly what I was looking for. Here’s the
There’s a little precision involved in this project, but other than that, it’s pretty straight forward:
1. You’ll want to have your bar measurements before beginning so you have an idea of how large you need to make the sign. Be sure to leave extra room at the top of the sign so it can lay across or be hung on the bar. Have an idea of what size you’ll need but don’t cut your fabric just yet.
2. I suggest matching the font on the signage to the font you use on your wedding invites! It’s just a great way to tie the design all together. Thanks to
3. Cut out your text design with your cutting machine and weed– don’t forget to invert your font! Lay the vinyl on your fabric as a mock up before ironing in place to ensure everything will fit.
4. Once all is to size, cut the fabric. Use a t-square to ensure the lettering is straight and then iron your vinyl in place. I like the look of the frayed fabric edges, but you could also hem them with
And that’s the project!
I love that it added a soft texture to the bar, that it was readable from across the room, and that it was super affordable to make. Let me know if you have any questions and be sure to check out my other
More coming from our wedding (including our video) next week!