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« on: June 02, 2013 07:33:41 AM »

We recently had our electric meter replaced/moved and it left a gnarly hole in the siding. With old aluminum siding, I'm not sure we could find a patch that doesn't look like a complete eye sore, so I made a garden sign to hang over it in the mean time. For the lettering, I used this technique (http://www.craftionary.net/2012/05/hand-painted-kitchen-sign-board-tutorial-guest-post.html), but before I taped down the paper, I rubbed the back with graphite so I could skip the additional outlining step.  The wood had knotholes on the left-hand side so I placed the flower centers there. The flowers, vines and banners were drawn on freehand.

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« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2013 07:51:51 AM »

It's lovely! And a wonderfully creative fix.
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« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2013 11:29:15 AM »

I agree with Cackle!
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