Thursday, February 24, 2011

Used Book Sign

Like everyone else in blogland, I decided to make a sign.  
I started with some wood left over from my bookcase.
I primed and painted the wood.  Printed some large letters.  Taped them to the board and traced them using carbon paper.   Then I filled in the letters with black paint.

I waited overnight ... which in my case is extreme patience, then sanded it back til I liked it and then added a coat of stain.
VOILA

That's not where it is going to live.. I'm not sure where yet ... but did I mention that patience thing ... I had to see it hanging up!!!

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9 comments:

  1. Hi Sharon,
    The sign looks terrific! I really like the words you chose. I've enjoyed reading your blog and I finally decided to leave a comment!

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  2. Very cute!

    Kate @ welcomedtempest.blogspot.com

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  3. Yah! I'm follower #50. I love books, so your nifty neat sign naturally caught my eye at Funky Junk. Would love for you to share your idea with my followers, link to my blog bash K.I.S.S. :)

    http://thetatteredtag.blogspot.com

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  4. This is really fantastic! It looks authentically old - your letters are so precise. Stopping by from Funky Junk.

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  5. Love your creativity, thanks for linking up to my blog bash K.I.S.S. @ The Tattered Tag. Please link up more of your great ideas tomorrow. :)

    Drop by The Tattered Tag

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