Thrift Store Farmhouse Swag Part 3-Farmhouse Sign

Thrift Store Farmhouse Swag Part 3

Do you guy ever feel like you have about a million ideas but about 20 minutes to execute them?  I feel like that is my life these days.  Between 4 kids, my home, garden, work, school(college classes) and this blog, I am running out of time!  I am learning to manage my it though.  I am looking forward to fall and  winter season here.  You will be seeing many new and fun seasonal ideas for your home!  I hope you check back and see whats coming up.

Now on to my 3rd installment of Thrift Store Farmhouse Swag.  Today I am bringing a simple sign to life.   I am not reinventing the wheel here, but sometimes I think we forget about how easy and inexpensive it is to create some of these items.  I am focusing of the FARMHOUSE sign today.

I started with this 2 dollar piece of artwork from Savers thrift store.

thift store sign

I felt kind of bad painting over an Autumn themed sign, but it was in pretty bad shape, and I have really been wanting to create a farmhouse sign.

I grabbed my trusty white paint and painted the raised center part of the sign. When that was dry I used a different method to transfer my letters to the sign.  Sometimes I use stencils, and sometime I trace letters.  This time I actually printed off the word FARMHOUSE on my computer.  I then used my Sharpie Paint Marker and traced the letters on the back of the paper.  I then laid the paper right side up on the sign and traced the letters.  The letters transferred nicely as you can see.

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Here it is ready to be traced.

Farmhouse Sign

Once the tracing was done I painted in the letters.

Thrift Store Farmhouse Sign

And that folks, is it!  This was a quick and easy project to do!  As you can see I am slowly adding pieces to my porch for my fall transformation.  I love the way this farmhouse sign looks with the rest of my autumn decor.

Farmhouse Sign

I am truly loving the creative outlet this blog has given me.  If you like what I am posting I would love to hear from you.  I would also love it if you would follow me on Social Media!  I have tons of great pins on my Pinterest account and you can see my daily pics on Instagram.  Thanks for stopping by!

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2 Comments

    1. Thank you! It was a really easy project and the tracing method is so much better than some of my other ones!

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