Monday, May 14, 2012

BEACH signs made from DUMPSTER DIVE old ladder

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Here is a fun little project I worked on during my garage sale (that was very, very, dead)
So I had plenty of time to work on other things in the garage while I sat there...doing NOTHING...:)
Luckily the day before the sale I had
my wonderful Hubby chop up this old ladder that I had been saving on the side of the garage.
One of the side legs was completely broken,
but I still didn't want to part with it.
I had grabbed it out of my neighbors trash a while back and was storing it with all my other broken ladders to which I had plans to do SOMETHING with..:)
 So my hubby pieced it out for me and the old steps made the perfect size for old signs..
I quick painted them up with some of the paints I had in my garage.

So while I was sitting there bored to death I remembered these great signs I had seen on pinterest.
They were by CRAFTS by AMANDA
I thought...PERFECT..SO I painted the steps, and hand painted on the words, distressed them
and hung wire on them.

They turned out perfect. It was like they were meant to be.
I hope you find something fun to do this too. I can't wait to hear of other junk that
these signs can be painted on.
I hope you have a BEAUTIFUL day.
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reFresh reStyle said...

I love these and I just might copy :)

Tami Michel said...

those turned out so cute! Great job.
~Tami @ Curb Alert!

Shannon Fox said...

So pretty ;) Nice helper too! hehe

Erika said...

This sign is very unique and personalized, I like it very much, well done, and easy to do which is a great advantage. Congratulations.

Laurel Stephens said...

You're so brilliant to recycle an old ladder, and I LOVE your signs!

Unknown said...

These look great! I'm a new follower!
Barbara @ Chase the Star

Tami Michel said...

Please come join us and link up to our Friday Block Party at Curb Alert! as my readers love a good dumpster find! The link is up all weekend :)
Tami @ Curb Alert!

Linda @ it all started with paint said...

What an amazing project and an amazing idea! I have an old ladder that really needs to be put out to rest. I may have to try this idea! Oh, and I pinned it too!



Art and Sand said...

Your signs are wonderful.

Christina at I Gotta Create! said...

You really made some great finds and transformed them beautifully!

<3 Christina
Wildly Original Roundup linky party is open!

Christine said...

FUN!!! I really LOVE the signs!! I love that you used ''dumpster dive'' things!!

Thanks so much for sharing at The DIY Dreamer... From Dream To Reality!
I'm looking forward to seeing what you link up this evening!

Pamela said...

What an adorable sign!!

Completely Coastal said...

Love them!!

Karah @ thespacebetweenblog said...

another dreamy outdoor upcycle!!

Eclectically Vintage said...

I'm seeing a sign ... these signs were meant to be! The shape of those old ladder steps are perfect!

Glad you got your creative juices going while manning your yard sale!


Linda @ it all started with paint said...

Okay, you know I already love this one ... and I'm going to pin again on my Great Outdoors party board. Along with your ridiculously cheap and amazing potting armoire!



thistlewoodfarm said...

Hello wonderful friend! I just wanted you to know that I featured your signs today! Thanks for linking up this incredible project!

Have a blessed and wonderful day!