Signs

I know I’m a little bit different than most…I am attracted to dingy, rough-around-the-edges, peeling, flaky pieces of lumber

is that so weird??

Case in point

{sigh}

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To me – this flaky piece of wood was screaming for something
French country

so it got a bit of flourished script

‘les fleurs’

ahhh flowers sound even prettier in French don’t they?

this shot (below) was in process before it was roughed up again and stained over so the new addition was made to look old

I have to apologize that don’t have an actual full ‘after’ shot as it went to the shop and sold right away before I could get my camera in action

there seems to be a pattern but really it’s a good thing!

I promise to try to do a better job with snagging shots of the {after!}

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Another sign:

wow this one was pretty ugly

1980 rose (or should I say m.a.u.v.e.)
yeah, I’ve heard the 80’s style is back but
I don’t think this cuts it

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Here we have ‘in process’

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and Now…

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another little sign made

{which was inspired by here}

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and lastly

with beginnings

from a panel of an old chippy door

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of course – it begged to painted with the word

COTTAGE

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mmmm

Chat soon -

NORTHERN COTTAGE
(click here to go to Northern Cottage blog home)

linking to:

beyond the picket fence * shabby creek cottage

1 comment:

  1. LOVE LOVE LOVE of course you know me and my love for a good sign. I'm LOVING that door. Wish I had that behind my bed. SA WEET !!!!

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