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Get a handle on it

Get some well deserved peace and quiet with this cool bedroom door handle sign.

Get a handle on it - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 57

Difficulty level: Easy

You will need: Flower sticker, MDF door handle sign (ours came from ‘Spotlight’), Paint brush, Resene Quick Dry waterborne primer undercoat, Resene Testpot of Resene Golden Fizz, Self adhesive letters (optional)

Top tip: If you don’t have a MDF door handle sign, simply make your own out of a piece of thick cardboard.

Here's another idea: This groovy door handle sign was made using Resene Havoc and a colourful butterfly sticker.

Bedroom door handle
Get a handle on it

Door handle with a butterfly sticker Another idea: Butterfly sticker

Step 1
Step one
Prime both sides of the MDF door handle sign with one coat of Resene Quick Dry and allow to dry for two hours.
Step 2
Step two
Paint both sides of the MDF sign with two coats of Resene Golden Fizz, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Apply the words ‘do not disturb’ across the front of the sign using the self adhesive letters, as shown, or paint them on if you don’t have self adhesive letters.
Step 4
Step four
Finish off with a flower sticker, then hang your sign on the outside of your bedroom door handle and enjoy the peace and quiet!

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