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Custom Made Sign with Text Overlay

Create Your Own Family Name Sign

Have some fun and create a custom sign all your own with double text and some creativity. For example, start with your family name or favorite inspirational term such as TENACITY or MEMORIES as your large background text and then add a related favorite quote or biblical scripture on top in a contrasting color and type in the foreground. Other examples might include a family member’s NAME with their favorite saying on top. Let your creativity run wild! You select the colors, lettering, size and layout to make your own one of kind unique wooden signs. These signs with overlay writing add a contemporary feel to any home. Double Text Signs make great gifts for any occasion such as Weddings, Anniversaries or Birthdays.

Cut from clear pine boards and painted with high quality eco-friendly Benjamin Moore Paints, Our Double Layer Custom Signs have routed edges and include a key hole for easy hanging. An exterior upgrade is also an available option. Signs are available in a variety of colors, sizes and themes. You can make these choices in the option section below. More about how the signs are made, colors and text positions are explained in detail at the bottom of this page.

See a variety of color combinations and ideas for creating two layer signs by viewing our Double Text Custom Sign Collection. If you are interested in a more traditional one layer sign check out our Custom Wood Sign.

Please type your sign content and select size, color and typestyle carefully.
Type text EXACTLY as you want it to appear using upper and lower case letters.
Sorry there are no refunds or free redos for your mistakes.
Reg Price   $59.99
On Sale   $49.99
Quick Facts: For Indoor Use; Exterior Upgrade Available Below
Specifics: Comes Ready to Hang with Keyhole in the Back
Size: 5.5 inches x 20 inches - Larger Sizes available
Shipping: Add to cart to calculate shipping.

Earliest Date: Made to Order Signs Ship in 4 to 8 Bus Days

Sign Background Base Text

Add Large Background Base Text*:

Painted Base Background Text is ALL CAPS.
Limit 10 characters for sign size displayed.
If your Base Text is over 10 chars you must select a larger sign size which you can do further down the page.

Sign Foreground Text

Add Desired Overlay Foreground Text:

Add vinyl foreground text to go on top of the large background text.

Type content exactly as you want it to appear.
Include capitalization, punctuation and line breaks.
Please use Line 1, Line 2 to indicate line breaks.
Text will be in same type style and color as base layer.
Ideas include a Favorite Saying, First Names, Location or Date.
Please avoid the use of multiple dashes.

Sign Optional 3rd Line Text

Add Text 3rd Line if Desired:

[Add $10.00]
Type information for an optional additional line if desired.
Ideas include Est Date, Family Members' Names, or similar content. Painted Text will usually be in same type style and color as base layer.

Sign Optional 4th Line Text

Add Text 4th Line if Desired:

[Add $10.00]
Type information for an optional painted additional line if desired.
Please select 7.5 x 20 size or larger.

Select Sign Colors

Select Wooden Sign Color*:

Select Background Text Color*:

Select Overlay Text Color*:
Sign Lettering Styles

Select Base Background Typestyle*:
Example background base typestyles
are pictured further down the page.

Select Overlay Foreground Typestyle*:
Example foreground overlay typestyles
are pictured further down the page.
Overlay Text Position

Select Overlay Text Position*:
Sign Size

Select Sign Size*:
Additional Design Option

Distressed Treatment:
Distressed Edges [Add $5.00]
Some paint will be sanded away to create a weathered look.
Distressed Edges

Select for Outside Signs

Exterior Upgrade:
Upgrade for Outdoor Use [Add $20.00]
A clear coat is applied to the finished sign for
added protection against weather and sun.
Please allow 2 extra days before shipping in order for the clear coat to fully dry.

Custom Sign Notes

Add any notes for our designer:

Add brief notes or clarifications for the designer.
Please provide cell number in case we need to call.
Please avoid the use of multiple dashes.

Business Card Label

Add Marketing Label on Sign Back:
Business Card Label to Back of Sign [Add $10.00]
Business Card
Add your business card to the back of the sign. When you receive your order confirmation simply reply and attach your business card details in a .pdf, .png, .jpg or similar image format.

Hand Written Gift Card

Add Short Greeting Card Message:

[Add $6.95]
Please Be Brief and include To and From
This is a paid hand written message on a gift card.
If you prefer you can add a FREE gift message to the packing slip (no prices included) during check out instead.
Please avoid the use of multiple dashes.


Product Description


Double Layer Family Name Signs with Sayings

We feature a variety of themes in our Double Text Sign Collection including Family Last Names Signs, Established Date Signs, First Name Signs, Welcome Signs, and Initial Signs. These unique signs are crafted by hand by the Sign Shanty in Sandpoint, Idaho. Features of this sign line beginning with the product code JFDS include:

  • Each Family Name Sign is made from finish grade clear pine.
  • Both sides of the Wall boards are hand painted in the color of your choice.
  • The sign plaques are hand cut with routed edges.
  • There is a keyhole on the back for easy hanging.
  • Some boards have natural imperfections making each sign more unique.
  • Since, each sign is handmade there maybe a slight variation in the size.
  • Text width, height and position on both layers will vary due to the number of letters in the base text and the top overlay.
  • Base Lettering is painted using stencils as guides.
  • A special high grade vinyl is used for the overlay text to give it a slightly raised look.
  • Signs are suitable for indoor use.
  • An Exterior Upgrade is available in the Option Section above.
  • Outdoor signs are finished with a special all weather clear coat protectant.
  • Made in the USA.
  • Eco friendly, low and zero VOC paints used.

Sorry this company does not offer proofs.

Are you looking for a single layer sign? Try our Custom Wood Sign.

Double Layer Sign Text Positions:

Family Sign Content Examples

Background Base Lettering Style Typestyles and Font Options:

Family Sign Background Lettering Styles

Foreground Overlay Lettering Style Typestyles and Font Selections:

Family Sign Foreground Lettering Styles

Custom Sign Submissions and its subsidiaries shall exclusively own all known or later existing rights to any sign design or content submitted and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use of the Submissions for any purpose now known or hereafter discovered without compensation to the provider of such Submissions.

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