Transforming an Old Sign to a Train Station Sign

I found this great sign at the thrift store for $1.00,
but it said something silly like 
"Kiss the Chef"




(I'm no chef)
But I bought it anyway. 

I re-painted, sanded and distressed the old sign. 

I just love those signs at the train station telling you which
station you're pulling into.

So I used the chef sign to create one. 

I painted the name of a local town along our railroad route onto the board.


All aboard!


All for a buck.


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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife of 28 years, the mother of 4 daughters, and the grandmother of 4 grandsons. I am a DIY Blogger and a part time PreK teacher.

Comments

  1. Susan it's perfect, love that frame around the edge and the price can't be beat.

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  2. That's a wonderful deal! Great job in the transformation too!

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  3. I've course I'm with you. But I wanna know how you did the lettering...

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  4. I'm right there, Susan! Great idea; this would make a great gift for someone, too. Say, someone who moved from Long Island to Ohio. . . ; )

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  5. I love to do that too...buy a sign for the "good bones", then change it. Very thrifty!

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  6. This is an awesome little project. Thanks for your sweet comment today. Enjoyed your visit.

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  7. I love that you found that for a buck and made something so pretty! I am a new follower from Homemaker in Heels. Vicky from Mess For Less

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  8. Sorry I am getting over late to let you know--You've been featured at www.itssoverycheri.com in my Saturday Showcase.

    Cheri

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