7 Illuminating marquee signs you can make

Apr 9, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Making your own marquee sign is an easy way to ramp up your home’s style.

Whether it’s your favorite word, the first letter of your name, or a symbol that you love, marquee signs will light up your home while doubling as decoration. Jump on the trend and make your own festive marquee sign with the help of these seven ideas from the editors at Porch.com!

1. Happy hour central

It’s five o’clock somewhere and this happy hour marquee sign is here to remind you! Create your own happy hour central with a sign above your bar cart that you won’t be able to miss.

Photo courtesy Sarah Rhodes, Josh Rhodes, & Laura Gummerman via A Beautiful Mess

2. Paper mache love

Frosted bulb lights and large black letters complete this radiant love marquee sign. Originally made for a wedding ceremony and later used for home decor, see how to make your own here.

Photo courtesy of Brittany Makes

3. Large aluminum letter

Make a statement in your home by featuring a large marquee letter, like this aluminum “S” that ties the whole room together.

Photo courtesy of Sarah M. Dorsey Designs

4. Rustic anchor

Light up the night by dropping anchor on your back porch. This DIY anchor marquee sign makes for the perfect outdoor decor!

Photo courtesy of Simple Stylings

5. Wooden "&" letter

This DIY marquee sign takes an unfinished letter and turns it into a hot red decor item.

Photo courtesy of The Hunted Interior

6. Entryway greeting

A couple of cardboard letters, X-Acto knife and string globe lights are all you need to welcome your guests with this simple "HEY" marquee sign.

Photo courtesy of Homey Oh My

7. Musical "H"

Bring your music room to life with a colorful wall decoration, like this bright blue marquee letter.

Photo courtesy of Studio Mcgee

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