Thursday, April 26, 2012

Roadside Rescue Free Cupboard doors turned into FRENCH ROADSIGNS!

 BONJOUR everyone!!  :)
While sitting on Pinterest one night looking at all the lovely things
that there are to be looked at I fell in love with some old Road signs.
I thought "how cool would it be to have some of these for decoration on my patio"
Well about 2 days later when a friend had commented on one of my pins said "I can't wait to see what you do" I thought...HOLY CRAP...I can actually make these! :)

So I went to my shed and got out my plethora (I am pretty sure that's a real word) of FREE Roadside Rescue cupboard doors.  I painted them a nice French Blue, since you know I love everything FRENCH! :)

I found this great website of someone who just goes around taking pictures of signs and lets you have FREE downloads. I think this is the LINK. I got an idea for what I wanted
and started drawing on the letters.

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I then used my KRINK pens to outline the letters and then painted them in.
When they were all dry I distressed the heck out of them and gave them a good coat of Poly.

VOILA!! I now have Free FRENCH roadsigns.  I had the paint and the free doors, so this cost me nothing.

I will give them more coats of Poly on both sides eventually since they will most likely be outside, but If I decide to keep them inside, they can stay like this.

I hope you have a BEAUTIFUL day!

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Carmella said...

Ohhh la la! I love them!

Sam I Am...... said...

Amazing! Love them! How did you draw your letters and numbers so perfectly? You are an artist! I need to find old cupboard doors too! Great job and great project!

chateau chic said...

Love the signs!
Mary Alice

Amy Fountain said...

Interesting pieces. They create a statement for the room.

Bethany @ A Fish Who Likes Flowers said...

These signs are adorable! You did a wonderful job & I love that you used all items on hand. Free is always a great price for crafting!

HBrummett said...

Oh wow! This is awesome! Very creative! I am now following you on pinterest. :) Have a great weekend. Feel free to stop by my blog and see my projects. .

Pamela said...

Those turned out perfect!

Carol, The Answer Is Chocolate said...

These turned out great.

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

These are so great -- love the colors you chose!

Good Time Charlie said...

I am so in awe. This is something I would have all over my house. I am going to that sight and getting some road signs! Thank you so much for sharing at my party. Too cute! said...

You are so talented! I am so going to find some door. I want signs EVERYWHERE! Then I'm going to blame it on you. : ) Thank you for sharing at Meet Me Monday. Love, Me

Cocalores said...

C'est magnifique! I especially like the choice of colour - nice job!

If you have a knack for French-inspired things, you could head over to my blog and have a look at the J'adore Paris Printable that I made.

Salut et à bientôt!

Unknown said...

great job! this would be great in my son's room

Mindie Hilton said...

Love your french signs.

Claire @ a little something in the meantime . . . said...

These are so fun! What a lovely way to repurpose your cupboard doors.

Linking up from Home Stories A to Z.

Cathy @ My 1929 Charmer said...

We, We, love the signs, I also love anything french! A great way to repurpose your doors into some very cute signs, they were meant to be signs not doors! Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration finds at Sunday's Best!

Annie Brock said...

Great job -- and I love the colors you used. Very Frenchie!

cgammeter said...

Hi I'm Connie at, you new GF friend. I would love it if you stop by and be my friend, too.
Love the signs. I have a granddaughter who is currently all about Paris, she would these. Thanks for sharing.

Christine said...

J'adore tes signes!!!! = I love your signs!!!


Thanks for sharing at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!! :) said...

kewl! love them!

Bonnie and Trish @ Uncommon Designs said...

Love these! I wish I could paint like this! Thanks so much for sharing with us this week!

Take care,