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11  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Newfoundland Tea Room on: April 27, 2011 07:19:55 AM
I made this distressed sign for my MIL for her tea room in Newfoundland. She lives in Ontario and goes to her home town of bonavista, Newfoundland every summer to open her tea room till fall.. So i thought it would be nice if she had something to reminder of it all year long.

Photos were taken with my cell phone since I cant find the cable for my camera. so not the best quality



I wanted it to resemble the sign she has hanging outside the building as much as possible but with my own twist on it


Flavoured blend Teas


Newfoundland Specialties


Before distressing and borders


C&C Welcome Smiley
12  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: So very many magnets. on: April 16, 2011 01:31:29 PM
This is cool. I love the design!
13  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Pen Bouquet with Helpful Hints on: April 16, 2011 08:32:03 AM
This is a super cute Idea! great job.
14  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: Yet another distressed sign on: April 16, 2011 08:27:41 AM
Thank you both!! I am really glad to hear that you like them. They are a lot of work mainly because I have to cut out my own stencils but I really enjoy doing them Smiley
15  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Yet another distressed sign on: April 16, 2011 07:18:31 AM
I am sure you are all getting tired of seeing these  but I just can't help making them lol. So here are a few more that I have made one is for me and the other one is for my cousin.

Before distressing


After distressing


Closeup of the words




Second sign. the picture doesn't really show the true colors it turned out a bit darker then it really is.


closeups


I love how the wood grain shows through.

Well thanks for looking

C&C Welcome Smiley
16  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: Rustic ( kinda) HOME sign. on: April 03, 2011 02:43:19 PM
Thanks Everyone. THey are so much fun!
17  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: "Happily Everafter" sign on: April 03, 2011 02:41:36 PM
Thanks Everyone. They are super fun to make and the bride to be loved it Smiley which is always a bonus.
18  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: "Happily Everafter" sign on: April 03, 2011 03:18:21 AM
I love this! What techniques did you use?

I simply dry brushed on a light pink color then waited for that to dry dry brushed  cinnamon brown over the pink and  once that was dry I arranged my letters and painted over them with a antique white and the sanded it once it was all dry. I think I am going to sand it a bit more before I add a matte sealer tho Smiley the are really easy and fun to do!
19  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / "Happily Everafter" sign on: April 02, 2011 07:14:14 PM
I hope this is in the right spot..it is a wall decoration but it is also a bridal shower gift so feel free to move it if needed Smiley

My cousin's fiancee is having her bridal shower this weekend and me being the procrastinator that I am rushed at the last minute to get this finished lol. the just moved into there own apartment and wanted some wall art so I made them a sign for after their wedding I thought it might look good with their wedding photos around it. I hope they like it I am kinda new at making signs this is only my second one the first was http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=377274.msg4452921#msg4452921.

So I would love to get some feedback! Smiley




20  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Patchwork cupcake pouch and the battle of the dueling bears on: April 02, 2011 10:53:41 AM
This is super cute! I love the fabric, and the two models are adorable as well. Smiley
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