7/03/2014

Inspired Sign!

I have this blog to, not only show you transformations,


But to INSPIRE you!


Because YOU can do it too!


Recently, I was inspired by Claire at The Rustic Pig with her ironing board Welcome sign.

All I really needed was an old ironing board. So I patiently waited for one to come across my path.

GOD always provides!




This was a really quick and simple project with a WOW result. I simply cleaned and then painted the ironing board black. I used my Silhouette machine to cut out letters for the word. I wanted the letters to look like they were written in chalk, so I used a font that would be easy to paint with a single brush stroke and with a rather dry paintbrush.
When the paint was dry, I brushed on a coat of sealer and added a green burlap bow.
And staged the picture with volunteer snap dragons left by the birds in an old enameled pot my son gave me the last time I was visiting him.

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14 comments:

  1. Oh I love your welcome sign, how fun and it makes such a great statement.

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  2. Love the font on your WELCOME sign ... great job. Looks so good on your porch. Love your pineapple below and the pretty flowers. I have a real nice wooden ironing board, but reluctant to paint it. The big label is still on it, so hate to destroy that. Maybe I could just hang a welcome sign on it. Thanks for the inspirations. Found you at Revi's fun party.
    Blessings,
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

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  3. I too love the font. What a fabulous idea. I would have never thought of this. It pulls the whole porch together which is lovely too, btw.

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  4. I love it! I once saw one on someone's porch that was painted like a giant pumpkin for fall!

    Tania

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  5. What a great idea for a sign - I love it Terry!
    Marie@The Interior Frugalista

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  6. Very cute! You did a great job staging the porch too. I'm putting this one on my "to-do" list!

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  7. Beautiful writing! Such a lovely welcome. :)

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  8. Such a cute sign. Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home.
    Sherry

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  9. Here's a new one I haven't seen before! Looks so welcoming. :) Thanks for sharing at Revisionary Life Thrifty Life Thursday! :)

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  10. You are so creative!!! What a fun idea. I'm sharing your oh-so-cute sign in my Friday Features tomorrow. Thanks for joining Inspire Me Monday!

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  11. Love your welcome sign! Looks so pretty on your porch, and the font you chose is perfect! ~Amy

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  12. Your Welcome sign is beautiful! Thanks for sharing with us at Your Designs This Time!
    Emily & Erin

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  13. Hi, you did a great job on the sign! I've searched for the font you used for this project to no avail...would you mind sharing where you found it? Thank you! ~Diane

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