Stain, paint and stencil with any one of these cute design choices. The Iron Orchid Design (IOD) wood art panel can be used on either side whether you wish to have your project inset and framed or you may use the flat side. No sanding is necessary.
DIY - Sign kit w/stencil options
You may wish to seal your project for ease of cleaning. Polycrylic satin spray which can be purchased at any hardware store is a great choice (optional).