Popular wooden sign designs involve wooden letters grouped together, such as a holiday sign with letters spelling "Noel." Other popular wooden sign designs have quotes or sayings, which can be carved into recycled wood, three-dimensional wooden boxes or abstract shapes, such as animals.
Popular wooden sign designs are often seasonal, such as those offered by home decor retail stores like Pottery Barn. This retailer offers seasonal holiday signs, including for Christmas, Halloween, Independence Day and Easter. For Christmas, popular sayings on Pottery Barn wooden sign designs include "It's the most wonderful time of year," "Have a holly jolly Christmas," and one sign carved into a sled that reads "Baby it's cold outside." One popular Christmas wooden sign is carved onto a directional arrow and reads "North Pole."
Highly rated wooden sign designs on websites specializing in handmade, craftsman items include sayings such as "begin each day with a grateful heart" with decorative font and bold colors. Some wooden signs designs feature painted photos, graphics and category specific language, such as a music themed sign that reads "without music life would Bb" with musical notes as graphics. Popular three-dimensional box designs feature sayings such as "Love you to the moon and back," "Beachaholic" and "Peace, love and sandy feet."