Merry Christmas Sign

Jaime from That’s My Letter was inspired by the beautiful lettering found throughout West Elm’s Holiday 2011 catalog to create a Christmas sign with the same artistic flair. Jamie painted a board and then used her tried and true ballpoint pen trick to add the lettering. I tell you this girl has mastered the technique. [...Read More]

Faux Metal Paper Mache Letters

Lizzie from 346 Living had a little fun with some paper mache letters and spray paint creating a faux metal look. This literally is too easy! Lizzie just sprayed one set of letters in metallic silver to achieve a look similar to Anthro’s zinc letters. For the second set, hubs took over giving them a [...Read More]

Food & Friends Wall Sign

Jaime from That’s My Letter decided to save her hundred bucks and make her own ‘Food & Friends’ sign for free. Yep, that’s right – nada! She grabbed a piece of wood from the garage and gave it a coat of French Roast paint before adding her words and distressing. The technique Jaime uses for [...Read More]

Aged Metal Nursery Letters

Becky from Dwelling Room Interiors layered paints to give some letters from Joann’s the look of aged metal. After giving the letters a coat of black paint, Becky rubbed on a metallic finish and then lightly blotted them with some brown acrylic paint.  I love how Becky combined different sized letters and styles and arranged [...Read More]

Wood Plank Family Sign

Amanda from Every Creative Endeavor used wood from her scrap pile to create this planked sign. Amanda did an awesome job layering on paint and sanding to achieve the look of being worn by the elements. Using her Silhouette, she personalized her sign with vinyl lettering. If I were choosing between Amanda’s sign or the [...Read More]

Wood Slat Mantel Art with Sayings

Kev and Layla from The Lettered Cottage created mantel artwork that represents their love for art and design. After creating their form from strips of wood, they stained it and stamped on sayings from Layla’s favorite greeting card. I can totally see why it’s her fave! Now they have a gorgeous display of tips for [...Read More]

Linen ‘Sit’ and ‘Relax’ Pillows

Terry from Live Creative or Die Trying reconstructed old throw pillows to add a little rest and relaxation in her sitting room. She used linen fabric for the front and the former pillow fabric for the back. I love the look she achieved with the lettering by dabbing acrylic paint onto foam stamps. How can [...Read More]

Verse Fence Post Sign

Amanda from House Revivals created this sign from fence posts inscribed with the words from Philippians 4:8. Amanda felt that this verse embodied “beauty,” which is her “word of the year.” Instead of making a New Year’s resolution each year, Amanda chooses a word to focus on and apply to the various aspects of her [...Read More]