Introduction: “Do Not Disturb” Sign

Do you want sometimes to be alone? And people stop knocking on the door? If the answer is Yes! here's something for you.... I'm going to show you how to make a sign for your door handle.

Step 1: Materials

Here's what you need:

1. Cardboard
2. Ruler
3. Pencil
4. Scissors

Step 2: Making

Use the ruler and the pencil to draw a rectangle and cut it with the scissors. Then draw another rectangle (or a circle) like the picture below. If you like your new sign you can use it like this, but I'm not sure it will hang on every door. Cut a small piece to make the sign hook-shaped. Now it will perfectly fit on any door handle.

Step 3: Design

Write of draw something on the sign. If you can't draw well use Google to find an interesting picture, print it and glue it on the sign. Use your imagination and your sign will be perfect. Look what I did!


Angelina9 made it! (author)2015-08-11


sprinkles68 made it! (author)2012-09-23

Haha what a cute idea!

slu6alka made it! (author)slu6alka2012-09-23


a_lil_monkey made it! (author)2010-08-28

Great!!! thanks for posting!! I wanted to make a few of True Blood ones--- Do Not Disturb.. the dead aren't morning people!! ha, ha!! these would be Christmas stocking stuffers for .. um.. family.

wallche made it! (author)2009-08-21

Nice :)

tankguy made it! (author)2009-08-03

What font is the little instructables symbol in?

slu6alka made it! (author)slu6alka2009-08-03

The font that I used is Comic Sans MS. The robot, the hand and the name "instructables" are from the logo.

ReCreate made it! (author)2009-07-30

Nice, Rated. You should upload the photo you printed on your sign.

slu6alka made it! (author)slu6alka2009-07-31

Well, it's not the whole photo, I only printed the words and the pictures on a white paper. The background is an orange paper...

ReCreate made it! (author)ReCreate2009-07-31

Oh, Well then.

stephenniall made it! (author)2009-07-30

veery simple N effective but im just going to do a template in word of where to cut etc N print it out on card as one piece

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