Back to business

I took a few days off the blog while my husband was away with the high school seniors.  It’s tough when one half of the team is gone!

Today I got back to work on some of my projects.  A few months ago, Aaron and I visited a salvage business in Baltimore called Second Chance.  We brought home a few slate roof tiles.  I envisioned creating a welcome sign to hang on the front door.  Well today I finally got around to starting one sign.

I’m really into “E” s  right now, so I thought I would create a family sign with an “E”.  I started by painting the tile black to even out the color that acid rain had dis colored. Next came the decision about size and shape.

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I borrowed a few things from the kitchen to give me ideas for scale .



I probably should have used my cricut expression to create a template, but I decided to freehand the sign with an erasable white colored pencil to give it a little more character.

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I thought the leaves on the circle were cute until I realized there were too many. Thank goodness for erasable pencils!




Making progress!



This is is the progress I made today! It should be finished tomorrow when I give the E a final coat.

What do you think?


About macfishreed

I'm a former country girl living in the suburbs with my four guys. I enjoy re-using, re-inventing and re-imagining just about anything!
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2 Responses to Back to business

  1. overholt8 says:

    Hey I was there!
    And that looks great!


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