Thursday, 10 January 2013

Family Sign




I have to admit to you all that I'm in a bit of a creative fog right now. 
I'm just taking it slow and hoping inspiration hits real soon.

I made this cute little sign a while ago now, so thought I would show you how!

I think I got the Family sign at Spotlight with a voucher. 

Firstly I painted the wood a charcoal colour, then the turquoise over it. I distressed it so that a fair bit of the charcoal showed through. Then using card rub-ons I added some detail to the sign.




I love card rub-ons they are so versatile and add to the overall look of the finished item.

To add some protection to the sign, I gave it a few coats of varnish.

So cute - it looks right at home on the shelf 


Take care everyone,


xxx

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16 comments:

  1. How gorgeous!
    Your sign is beautiful, and such a nice beachy color!
    I am feeling exactly the same, also no real crafty inspiration...
    hugs dear Natalie

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    1. Thanks Jutta, I know - I need to relax and hopefully inspiration will find me again

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  2. Very cute! Love the embellishment!

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    1. Thanks Talya - it looks really sweet on my shelf xx

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  3. Gorgeous! I love the rub-on and the distressing.

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  4. Well, that is just precious. I love the little decals and you can't go wrong with that color. I really hope you get a huge dose of creativity soon. Probably when you get some good sleep and relaxation you will. Lord knows I go blank of all creativity when I've got too much going on. You'll be churning out the creative projects in no time!

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  5. Love it. The colours are so beachy and so you.
    Megan xx

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  6. Very beautiful Nat!!!! Love it!

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  7. c' est vraiment très beau j' aime beaucoup ce côté vielli et la couleur est superbe bravo biz

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    1. Merci Dane - ma couleur préférée xxx Nat

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