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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Metamorphosis Monday @ Between Naps On The Porch
Motivate Me Monday @ Keeping It Simple 
Motivate Me Monday @ It's A Ginger Snap 
Make it Pretty Monday @ The Dedicated House
Masterpiece Monday @ Boogieboard Cottage
Making The World Cuter @ Making The World Cuter 
DIY'ERS @ Home Coming 
Sunday Showcase Party @ By Stephanie Lynn
Creative Link Inspire @ The Crafty Blog Stalker
Your Designs This Time @ ElizabethJoanDesigns
Inspire Me Monday @ Domestically Speaking
Project Inspired Linky Party @ Cupcakes and Crinoline
Show Me What You Got @ Our Delightful Home
Knick of Time Tuesday @ Knick of Time
The Inspiration Board Link Party @ Homework
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday @ Coastal Charm
From Dream to Reality @ The DIY Dreamer
Tweak It Tuesday @ Cozy Little House
The Scoop @ Cedar Hill Farmhouse
Inspire Me Tuesday @ A Stroll Thru Life 
Tuesdays at Our Home @ Our Home Away From Home 
The Makers Link Party @ Upcycled Treasures
Be Inspired Party @ Elizabeth & Co.
Before & After Wednesday @ The Dedicated House
Swing Into Spring Wednesday @ DIY by Design 
What We Accomplished Wednesday @ Green Willow Pond
Adorned From Above Party @ Adorned From Above
Wow Us Wednesday @ Savvy Southern Style
Work It Wednesday's @ The Happy Housie
What's It Wednesday @ Ivy and Elephants
Centerpiece Wednesday @ The Style Sisters 
Wow Me Wednesday @ Ginger Snap Crafts
Party On The Porch @ The Shady Porch
Link'N Blogs @ Put A Bird On It
Whatever Goes Wednesday @ Someday Crafts
Under $100 Link Party @ Beyond The Picket Fence
Link Party Thursday @ Bloom Designs Online
Treasure Hunt Thursday @ From My Front Porch To Yours 
Project Pin-It @ Glitter Glue and Paint
Create It Thursday @ Lamberts Lately 
Link'N Blogs @ Delineate Your Dwelling 
Wildly Original Wednesday @ I Gotta Create!
Thrifty Life Thursday @ Revisionary Life
The Homemade Hangout Linky @ Too Much Time On My Hands
What To Do Weekends @ Crafts A La Mode
Fabulously Creative Linky Party @ Jennifer Rizzo
Show And Tell Friday @ My Romantic Home
Furniture Feature Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed
Frugal Friday @ Shabby Nest
Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage
Vintage Inspiration Friday @ Common Ground
Home Sweet Home @ The Charm of Home
Design It Friday @ Finding Fabulous
Flaunt It Friday @ Chic on a Shoestring Decorating
Creativity Unleashed Link Party @ One Project Closer/The Better Half
Inspire Me Please @ Liz Marie Blog
Freedom Fridays @ My Turn For US 
Shabbilicious Friday Link Party @ Shabby Art Boutique
Junkin Joe @ The Cottage Market
Catch as Catch Can @ My Repurposed Life
G'Day Saturday Link Party @ Natasha In Oz
Any Link Goes Party @ Bacon Time With The Hungry Hungry Hypo 
Weekend WrapUp Party @ Tatertots and Jello 
Serenity Saturday @ Serenity You
Saturday Nite Special @ Funky Junk Interiors
Show and Tell Saturday @ Be Different, Act Normal
Share It One More Time @ One More Time Events
Sundae Scoop Weekend Wrap Up Party @ I love Nap Time 
That DIY Party @ DIY Show Off
So Darn Crafty Party @ Sew Many Ways
Think Pink Party @ Flamingo Toes
Sunday Show Off Linky Party @ Twigg Studios
DIY Sunday Showcase Linky Party @ VMG206
Seasonal Sunday @ The Tablescaper
Every Room In The House @ A Joyful Cottage
Get Your DIY On @ The Hankful House


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

  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.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

  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.

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


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

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

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

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

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

  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!

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

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

  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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