Friday, December 6, 2013
Making a sign from a cabinet door
My sweet DL (and I’m cringing as I say that) has a million pieces of wood in various stages of “done.” (Meaning there are pieces that could be used to build real furniture, if we had the schematics. But those weren’t included in the piles.)
In fact, the husband of a good friend—a woman I have known for over twenty years—has said that our carport looks like an episode of “Hoarders.” And he would be correct.
So I took two beveled boards that were in the pile, and I drew on them with chalk, the way I learned from Miss Mustard Seed.
I used free fonts from the wonderfully wonderful Andrea at The Cottage Market, and I hand lettered them the best I could. (I used to have a projector I could “borrow” but not anymore. So now I need to learn to hand letter.)
I left a lot of the old paint on the boards, if there was old paint on them. (There was on the ‘Let it Snow’, but not on the ‘Baby it’s Cold Outside.’)
Then I put the little hangie thingie (that being the technical term) on the back.
…and there you have it!
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