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Kitchen Sign… All Finished!

What up??
Hope you guys are having a great weekend!!  This is birthday weekend for one of my little ladies so things are a bit crazy around here.  Not too crazy to sneak in this post though:-)
I showed you guys the beginning of my kitchen sign in my last post.  Here is how I finished it up…
After distressing all my letters my sign looked a bit like this.
I then took an 80 grit sanding block to all my edges like this.

Once I finished that, I added a line of dark walnut stain around the raw edges and wiped off my excess with an old cloth.  It’s a perfect touch to make it look just a bit older.
My final step was adding a sawtooth hanger to the back of the board and putting it on the wall.
What do you think??

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Hope you like it!  It was a great piece to break up that big blank space I think.  We will start this month’s Shanty Silhouette sale on the 21st.  I will be back before then to show you a great new product.  Thanks so much for stopping by!!
Have a great weekend!!
~Whitney

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27 Comments

  1. Brian Worker on October 30, 2012 at 8:02 am

    What is the blue paint you used? Also, late to the party- where can I find part one? Thanks!! Ali

  2. Robin on January 31, 2012 at 8:34 am

    Do you have full tutorial for this?
    I am a novice novice. Like a prequel to a novice and would love to make a similar sign. A tutorial or how to would be most appreciated! I love your blog and the photography! So pretty!
    Thanks
    -r

  3. barbie Blackburn on April 22, 2011 at 2:14 am

    absolutely love it, just did the kitchen and dining room floors with a rustic wide plank in honey oak and this would go fabulously in my re-done kitchen….

  4. Amy @ Sweet Little Smoothie on April 2, 2011 at 8:38 pm

    I love this sign!! Simple and shabby – perfect! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  5. Laura on March 21, 2011 at 4:19 am

    So awesome!! It looks so good!

  6. Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking on March 21, 2011 at 1:36 am

    Wow the sign turned out great.

  7. Kimm at Reinvented on March 21, 2011 at 1:25 am

    Perfect! Love the distressing.

  8. Lauren - My Wonderfully Made on March 21, 2011 at 12:44 am

    This is SUCH a great idea to fill an 'empty' space — eye-catching enough but it doesn't 'scream' at you — love the colors!

  9. Audrey O on March 20, 2011 at 10:05 pm

    Love it!

  10. Tiffany on March 20, 2011 at 4:15 pm

    the walnut stain adds the perfect pop. i'm hoping to get one similar done this wknd.

  11. Ashley White Interior Design on March 20, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    How cute is that?! I love the color blue you chose. Darling!

  12. Sarah @ The Bird's Papaya on March 20, 2011 at 12:49 pm

    looks SO great!!! What a great way to amp up some of that blank space above a doorway. awesome possum!!

  13. sissie on March 20, 2011 at 12:02 pm

    Love it! It's in the perfect spot.

    hugs
    Sissie

  14. Anonymous on March 20, 2011 at 7:22 am

    I thought you forgot about us when you didn't show the finished sign in your next blog as promised. 🙂 Love the final look. Nice job!

  15. Pam on March 20, 2011 at 6:34 am

    Looks great.

  16. MommyMeagan on March 20, 2011 at 5:06 am

    IT's awesome. Nice job. 😉

  17. Paula on March 20, 2011 at 4:14 am

    Awesome job!! Looks great!

  18. craftycreative on March 20, 2011 at 3:47 am

    Love that shade of blue. Great job on the sign!!

  19. Jody on March 20, 2011 at 3:10 am

    You did a great job!

  20. ohiofarmgirl on March 20, 2011 at 2:55 am

    I love it. I would love to put a sign in my kitchen too but I am in the process of changing styles and I just am not sure it will work out…but I do love yours. Dianntha

  21. Penny of This-N-That on March 20, 2011 at 1:37 am

    This looks great, I love the blue.
    Penny

  22. Tanya on March 20, 2011 at 1:36 am

    Very cute!!!

  23. Pine Tree Home on March 20, 2011 at 1:35 am

    It's really cute and fits the space well.

  24. Jodi on March 20, 2011 at 1:35 am

    I like it, I really like the color you used!

    Jodi

  25. marty (A Stroll Thru Life) on March 20, 2011 at 1:24 am

    Your sign look fabulous. I love it. Great job. Hugs, Marty

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