I recently gave the signs in my kitchen a little facelift, and I wanted to share!
Just last week I picked up this amazing vintage metal letter at a darling farm store here in Massachusetts -- the farm is celebrating its 300th birthday!!
They had a few old things for sale, and I am so glad I didn't pass this letter up - I LOVE the way it looks in the kitchen! The color is awesome - the chippy-ness is charming...and it is our last name initial, which is cool.
Buying antiques here in New England is so much fun, and I am still giddy about this one! It is big, and heavy, and it has little grooves in the back so I can easily hang it wherever I want.
Once I got it in the kitchen though, I realized that the red colors on my other signs didn't quite match. So, I decided to give things a little makeover.
This sign below has been a "washroom" sign for quite a while. I liked it, but I wanted a change, and this was a quick one. Take a look at my original post here for a tutorial. I used the same method, a vinyl stencil, for this "Enjoy" sign.
The great thing about distressed signs, is that there is PLENTY of room for error, and anytime I want to change the words, I just paint over everything underneath!
I repainted some of the words and background on my daughter's sign. The kids LOVE having their own signs. The original was brown/orange, and I am loving this update with blue/red-ish. It matches my new "B" better, and looks more retro to me. Take a look at my original post here.
Somehow, I spend a lot of time in the kitchen (life of a mom, right?) - so it is fun to have a kitchen wall that I love looking at. If you have a blank space anywhere that you are trying to fill - try painting yourself a sign - they are really fun!