French Postmarked Memo Board

9:08:00 AM

Thank you Graphic Fairy for your
inspiration in this French memo board. 

I began with a french postmark and signature.




Using the copy I printed as my guide, I sketched
a version of my own...
(rubber stamps are available with many of the same postal stamps as I've drawn here...)





After being pretty darn happy with the results, I wrapped the paint cloth fabric around a foam core base and inserted it into a picture frame. 





I finished off the back with heavy weight brown paper.




And here you go... 


a beautiful, French inspired memo board.



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17 comments

  1. Sold! Thank you so much : o ) Beautiful!!

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  2. Lovely! I'm a huge fan of that particular graphic ;-)

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  3. Love it! You never cease to amaze me! :)

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  4. What a great idea! I have to say you've copied the postcode mark beautifully! What a steady hand you have!!

    I've signed up to follow you!

    Sarahx

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  5. Looks great...I just bought some of those postage stamp stamps yesterday...inspired by you. And now you are free-handing...always one step ahead :) Chat soon, Laurel

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  6. That turned out fantastic, it's so great that you did that design free hand, wow! What would we do without The Graphics Fairy? I love all of the French script graphics especially the post cards and stamps, they just seem s romantic.

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  7. Just stumbled across your blog! I LOVE how this turned out. so so cute! Thumbs up. :)

    xo-
    Jamielyn
    I ♥ Nap Time

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  8. Wow these are amazing and you did a great job!

    Thank you so much for your sweet comment about my screened in sun-room that Susan featured today for her Metamorphosis Monday.
    We've enjoyed our little room so much this summer minus the bugs and the baking sun! Plus I can go in and change it up every once in a while to suite my mood and or season!
    Thanks again,
    Terry at LA BELLA VIE

    http://sweetpea-labellavie.blogspot.com/

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  9. That is really special! So glad to get to visit your nice blog. That's the best part!
    Fondly,
    Suz

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  10. Yup, that is very nice. I saw a bulletin board like this somewhere else, but they stamped it right on the cork. This is definitely on my to do list. Great free hand by the way!

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  11. The postmark adds a nice little touch to it:)

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  12. This post made me smile. Thanks for inspiring me and many others to even attempt this feat. Really appreciate that you linked up at the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop.

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  13. Terrific grafic on your bullitin board! Nice job!

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  14. Wonderful memo board! Love the graphic you added! Visiting from SSS Wow Us Wednesday!!

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