Hanging Bistro Sign

6:57 PM

This 2 sided hanging Bistro sign was 
made from pieces leftover from 
some of my favorite finds....

There was the table
that I couldn't fix so I took apart and
used the top to make a beautiful side table.

One of the legs from this table 
is the cross bar for my new sign.

The plaque that says BISTRO...
is the footboard from this old bed.

I attached the table leg to another piece of wood that will screw into the wall...

This made the perfect, perfect sign hanger!

I painted this piece black and white washed the hanging sign so it would look like bleached oak.

I printed out the word BISTRO on my computer, used carbon paper to transfer it to the wood and hand painted in the letters. I sanded up the whole thing to distress the letters and give it an antiqued look.

I attached eye hooks to both pieces and hung them with a couple links of chain.

I painted the word on both sides of the sign so it could be viewed from either side.

This is looking from the kitchen 
into the table area...

And this is the table area 
looking into the kitchen...

There's a lot going on in here!
Good thing there are so many signs...

The hanging bistro sign and all it's parts are available on my Etsy shop.
Stop by and visit the shop!


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  1. That looks beautiful in your home. I love how you used scrap pieces so to speak. Gives me some ideas for my scrap pile... :)

  2. I love it, Susan! I love these two sided hanging signs {and the clocks, too}!

  3. Love it! Way to use up salvage!

  4. Your sign is amazing! Love it!


  5. Susan,

    It looks amazing! Thanks so much for inspiring me today! I love how it hangs....what a great idea!


  6. Things that go through your mind. Expressive and creative. Bravo

  7. Love, Love, Love!!! Really finishes off the kitchen!

  8. You've got to be kidding me! This is one of the most creative projects I've seen. I am amazed that you were able to take all of those parts and put them together like that. Wow. I'm so impressed at your talent Susan! Can't wait to see what else you come up with!


  9. I love this too!!! Both projects are awesome.



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