How To Make Handmade Name Plates For Doors

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When you do home interior you want everything to be best and you add your personal touch to each and every element.

Name Plates for your door are one of the most important parts of your home interior.

In this post, we will see how to make a handmade nameplate for doors.

Step -1 Select Material for your handmade nameplate.

The first step to create your own nameplate is to select a base material for your nameplate. There are various elements you can choose from. The most popular and easily available base material is a hard cardboard sheet or cardboard from an old carton box.

how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors
how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors

Step -2 Mark the width of the nameplate.

On that cardboard, mark around 10 inches which will be our nameplate width.

how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors
how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors

Step -3 Mark the shape of the nameplate.

Make ‘S’ shape on the cardboard to give the initial shape of the nameplate.

how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors
how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors

Step -4 Cut the shape of the nameplate.

Use a paper cutter to cut the final shape of the nameplate.

how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors
how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors

Step -5 We now have two pieces of the nameplate ready.

how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors
how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors

Step -6 Remove the top layer of the smaller cutout.

This will help us get a rough layer on the top to give it a rough look after paint.

how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors
how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors

Step -7 Paste the smaller cutout on the base cardboard.

how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors
how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors

Step -8 Create a random pattern on the base cardboard.

Use some fevicol or any other glue tube to make some random pattern on the base cardboard and let it dry.

how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors
how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors

Step -9 Create a rope boundary around the cardboard.

Apply some glue all around the nameplate base cardboard and stick a nylon rope all around the borders of the nameplate.

how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors
how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors

Step -10 Create letters for the Nameplate.

Use some craft clay or M-Seal (plumbing seal) to create letters of the nameplate.

how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors
how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors

Step -11 Play with your creativity to add some more elements.

how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors
how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors

Step -12 Start coloring the base with acrylic colors.

Don’t make to too complicated for yourself, you can use simple plain colors.

how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors
how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors

Your final Nameplate after coloring should look like this.

how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors
how-to-make-handmade-name-plates-for-doors

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