I was digging around out in the carriage house a few weeks back and came across a pair of abandoned table leaves that I forgot I had.
I believe they came off the table that I’m using for a desk in the Q Branch.
Obviously it was time to turn these into some signs!
I had already painted a base coat of blue on one of them using paint leftover from farmhouse dresser no. 5, so that gave me a head start on that one. The second one got a base coat of Boxwood (dark green). Once dry, I rubbed some hemp oil around the edges of both pieces and then added two coats of Miss Mustard Seed’s Linen.
I had a feeling I would get some great chipping on these since I had also gotten gorgeous chipping on the table-turned-desk that they came from.
And sure enough, much chippyness ensued.
The sign with the blue background chipped a bit more than the one with green, but they both got good and chippy.
Do you sometimes feel like your kitchen has a revolving door? Is it nearly impossible to keep your pantry stocked? Do your kids eat the groceries before you can even get them out of the shopping bag?
I don’t have any teenage boys in my house, but I have plenty of friends that do and they all tell the same story. They can eat you out of house and home. I was thinking of them when I decided to go with “24 hour grocery.”
I cobbled together four different stencils for the wording on the sign. The “grocery” stencil is from Donna at Funky Junk, the “2” and “4” are from Maison de Stencils, and I cut the “hour” stencil myself on my Cricut.
You know, there are really a limited number of ways to take a photo of a flat sign! I staged this one over my farmhouse table and filled the table with some typical pantry items.
I was wishing I could hang this in my own kitchen or pantry, but I just don’t have a wall large enough. These signs are 42″ wide by 15″ tall.
How about you? Do you have the perfect spot for one? They are both for sale. If you are local and can pick it up, leave me a comment if you’re interested in more details.