If you have been around this blog for awhile you may know I have a slight love for all things French inspired, especially French inspired signs.
I am sure by now everyone has seen this sign from Pottery Barn. We all love it but for $149 we also don't love it!
There have been several amazing recreations of this sign but here is mine.
*Wooden letters (I found mine at Hobby Lobby for $1.99 each but they were 50% off when I bought them)
*red paint (or color of your choice)
*antique glaze (optional)
*2 3" x 8' pieces of wood ($0.97 each at Lowe's)
First I spray painted the letters with some leftover red paint.
Once they were dried I gave them a coat of glaze which I let dry for 10 minutes and then wiped off.
When the letters had dried I glued them together with hot glue!
I wanted the sign to be bigger then just the letters so I bought two 3" x 8' pieces of wood from Lowe's and had them cut down to 2' strips and then stained them with Dark Walnut stain leftover from my table project. Once they dried I glued them together with carpenters glue!
I used the carpenters glue to also attach them to the wood strips and once it all had dried I sealed it up with furniture wax.
It found a nice little home outside by our front door, for this year anyway!
I love the Pottery Barn version but I LOVE mine much more especially since it cost me less then $10 to make!
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