Vintage Floor Board Signs

Repurposing found antique floor boards today...


Found in a trash can on one of my evening walks.

We have a lot of very old houses in our neighborhood and when I found them, I knew these beautiful boards could be something great. 

I ran home, got my car and filled up the back....

When I got home I gave each board a coat of white paint on the front only to preserve the awesome patina on the back.


After the white paint dried I started painting... this one was hand painted so it is not quite perfect.  

The coffee sign was made using a computer print out of the letters transferred to the wood using copy paper.


The boards were then left over night to dry.


In the morning they got a good sanding and given a coat of
dark wax.




These signs all sold just going to prove that
walking is great in more ways than one!

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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. love the signs Susan! great use of old stuff!

    gail

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  2. What a wonderful find! The signs look great!

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  3. Love your signs, Susan! Those floorboards were definitely worth picking up. I like the "I saw that" sign. : )

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  4. Old floor boards huh.... I've got some. I think Brawn picked them up thinking we could use them for a floor! Silly man.

    Bliss

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