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How to Make a Fall Sign

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014 in art, fall | 2 comments

So if you have 10 minutes and a garage full of randomness

…this is the project for you.

And if you don’t have that garage full of randomness…maybe you are lucky like me and you have a friend with that perfect stash who is willing to share!

My garage is certainly full enough. {Don’t judge. There are amazing treasures in there. Honestly.}

So I had this idea that I needed a new Fall sign made with all fun letters…so I headed to my garage.

But I couldn’t find what I needed.

So I headed to the antique stores with friends and I put everyone on the hunt for random letters to spell “Fall.”

I came up dry. {Although I did score a few other treasures.}

So later that day my friend called me up…she had searched her stash…and had come up with a plan!

And it’s even more perfect that what I even had in mind!

How to Make a Fall Sign:

Upcycled Fall Sign

Upcycled Fall Sign

Supplies:

piece of barnwood

3 vintage wooden carpenter’s rulers

1 vintage stapler

1 baby spoon

duck tape

hammer and nails

Fall Sign made from barnwood

Open the rulers to make the “F” and both “L’s”

Upcycled Fall Sign

Use duck tape to attach the spoon to the stapler.

Open the stapler to make the “A”

Use a nail to hang the stapler on the wood.

Upcycled Fall Sign

Use small nails to make a ledge for the rulers to prop on.

Upcycled Fall Sign

Lean the sign on your front porch!

And invite your sweet friend over for coffee on the front porch!

Life to the full!

Melissa

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2 Comments

  1. So cute and creative! And a very sweet friend. 🙂

  2. …and I love how the “F” shows its age with the darker color on the measuring part that was used more than the longer, inside part. This looks really cute~and so nice on your porch!

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