How To Use Our Sign Designer Templates - The Bespoke Sign House

How to Make Your Slate House Sign With Our Sign Maker

You've seen the pictures and you're eager to start creating your very own personalised house sign - whether it's for the front entrance of your home, the wooden gate on your driveway or as a roadside signpost, with 30+ templates there's a slate plaque to suit everyone's requirements. 

1) DECIDE YOUR SIGNS SHAPE & STYLE

We offer a huge variety of shape and text layout options throughout our website, ranging from:

Square Plaques

Thin Signs

Long Address Nameplates

Standard Rectangle Signs

Over 30 slate sign layout templates to choose from.

Once you've decided on the shape you like the most, it's time to choose a layout that best fits with the text you wish to have engraved onto your plaque. Pick the appropriate design and click the purple START PERSONALISING button. You'll then be presented with some customisation options fields, such as text boxes, paint colour options and a font dropdown list.

Start Personalising Button - The Bespoke Sign House

2) ADDING YOUR CUSTOM TEXT

Depending on which sign template you choose, there will be up to 3 text boxes for you to input your custom text. These fields are laid out in the order they're presented on the live picture to the left. When you begin typing out your desired text, the live preview picture will update, showing roughly how your sign will look in real life. If, for any reason, the text looks slightly off centre, do not worry - Our professional sign-makers centre every design in production.

 Live updating text as you type in the preview picture - The Bespoke Sign House

3) SELECT YOUR TEXTS TYPEFACE

You've typed out your text, now it's time to pick a font. If you're already happy with how the text looks, great! You can move on to step 4 - but if you're after a certain look, you can go through the list and preview all the styles available. As mentioned at stage 2, your text may become a little off-centred with particular fonts, but don't fret as we will centred everything whilst crafting your sign.

Lots of font typeface options for your signs text - The Bespoke Sign House

4) CHOOSE A TEXT COLOUR

Paint colours are the best way to perfect your signs aesthetic. We offer 7 default colours to choose from - these are: white, silver, gold, copper, pink, cream and grey (no paint infill). If need be, we can do custom colours and logos too. Feel free to contact us for further assistance and our team would be happy to help.

Choose from 7 paint engraving infills for your text - The Bespoke Sign House

5) MEASURE UP & PICK A SIZE

The last thing to do now is to pick the size you want your sign to be. When you click on the size dropdown menu, you'll see a list with all the available sizes, along with its additional cost. If you need a custom size, please contact us with the size you would like for a quote.

Custom sign sizes available for your sign - The Bespoke Sign House

6) ADD TO CART & CHECKOUT

Now you're all done! You can view the cost by looking in the top right section, and the additional costs (only incurred if you choose a larger size) above the purple "Add To Cart" button. Once you're happy with your sign, click the purple "Add To Cart" button to be take to the checkout page.

The additional costs and final price - The Bespoke Sign House

Once you've placed your order, our team will get to making it ready for dispatch which is usually within 5 working days of your order being placed. All our signs are wrapped for postage using 100% recyclable packaging, feeding into part of our goal to be fully sustainable by the end of 2022.

Looking for some inspiration? Get some ideas from our slate sign gallery, or get started now and start creating your very own natural slate house sign.