Vintage Mini Summer Signs

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Vintage Summer Signs Made From a Shutter www.homeroad.net

Now that I have your attention... let me tell you how to 
create cute summer signs from vintage shutters.


This project began with a pile of vintage shutter slats and 
in fabulous new colors... Seaside and Lily Pond.

Vintage Summer Signs Made From a Shutter www.homeroad.net

I began by cleaning off the shutters and painting each one 
with one coat of the Fusion Mineral Paint. These colors
are perfect for the summer!

Vintage Summer Signs Made From a Shutter www.homeroad.net

Using an oil based Sharpie paint stick I wrote 
fun summer words on each shutter... 
yep, pool bar was one of my favorites!

Vintage Summer Signs Made From a Shutter www.homeroad.net

When the paint dried I lightly sanded the edges of each slat. 

The rough texture of the vintage slats gave the signs
a beautiful old distressed look.

I drilled holes in each sign and added a length of wire for hanging.

Vintage Summer Signs Made From a Shutter www.homeroad.net

Vintage Summer Signs Made From a Shutter www.homeroad.net

Vintage Summer Signs Made From a Shutter www.homeroad.net

I'm bringing this batch of summer signs to 
the craft & yard sale at my local public library sale
this weekend!

Vintage Summer Signs Made From a Shutter www.homeroad.net

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3 comments

  1. What a great recycling project! Darling little signs that could go anywhere!

    Judy

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  2. Love the "Beach House" sign! (Wish I HAD a beach house ha) Can't believe I never thought of using old slats for signs! Great idea and so cute!
    xoKathleen

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  3. Love your little signs. I'm curious--is the wire crimped like that originally, or did you do that crimping yourself. If so, how???

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