Monday, April 12, 2010

BNOTP Knock-off

Have you ever visited Susan's (from Between Naps on the Porch) blog? You must go see her porch. The first time I took the photo tour, I was just blown away by how she created such a pleasing and inviting space. There was one element that just made my heart sing. The sign that says "Summer Breeze makes me feel fine" It just made me smile and brought back a flood of memories. I just knew I had to make it. The board was a very rare find at the Restore. I go on a regular basis to find kitchen cabinet doors that I can make into something else. Whatever I do find usually has to be stripped of paint and hardware and then holes filled in. This board was completed paint free (yeah, no stripping) smoothe as a babies behind, (yeah, no sanding) all for 25 cents, and all I had to do was slap some paint on it, create a stencil using my Cricut Expression and Sure Cuts A Lot and I have it. I used ceramacoat light ivory and just plain basic black. I'm pretty happy with how it turned out and although I really wish I had a screened in porch to hang it on, I don't. But, my sister does, so it is heading out in the mail to her.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!