Friday, July 12, 2013

Hello Sunshine Plaque


Hey, guess what? I actually took down the 4th of July wreath that was hanging on my front door and it's not even October, yet!




Okay, that's not my front door, it's our fence, but it really is hanging on the door now.




It actually started out as that thing I bought at some point in time.

Don't know why I bought it. It must have been in the clearance aisle somewhere.




The telephone "thingy" must go, so I stained some little wood pieces and 4 sets of chopsticks.




And glued them to the center front.




Using contact paper, I downloaded the "hello sunshine" from Silhouette and cut it out.




Painted and...



peeled away the stencil.

It's looking better already, but needs something else.




That's it, a sunflower! (Imagine, that.)

Oh, those hook things had to go, too. They just unscrewed out.




It was so easy to hang because of the holes already in the back.




I do love it on our green front door (which needs painting!).




Happy Friday!

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23 comments:

Sandy said...

What?? I can use contact paper in my Silhouette? Why did no one ever mention this before???!!!! Must try this.

Shelly Jack said...

This is adorable!! Love it! =)

Tanyia said...

wow, you seriously made that adorable!!!

Susan Fidler said...

this is so cute!! I would love it if you would share this at Fidlin Fridays my linking party! http://www.fidlersunderoneroof.com/2013/07/fidlin-fridays.html we have extended last weeks party for another week!

Julie Huston said...

This is adorable. You are invited to share this with Show Your Stuff:

http://juliejewels1.blogspot.com/2013/07/show-your-stuff-84.html

{Steph} said...

Lovely! Your front door looks so cherry!

~Steph @ Silver Boxes

Jill Shepherd said...

Beautiful Terri!! What a lovely way to welcome people into your home! :)

Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
Hope you have a fabulous week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success
http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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Bev Carter said...

What an adorable sign. You turned that hanger plaque into an awesome sign.
Have a wonderful week,
Bev
@ Eclectic Red Barn

hopeallie said...

I LOVE this! Pinning it!

Allison

srpprcrftr said...

I've got a much bigger sign ready to paint, etc. but couldn't decide what to put on it. Now I know thanks to your adorable little plaque. I'll make a big sunshine on bottom and put what you did on sign top. Great post and project. Happy summer

Caitlin Towry said...

This is darling!! I can't wait to try my own- thanks so much for the tutorial!!

Julia Klimek said...

Awesome change from a wreath! I love it and am gonna pin it! Julia

Sam Dull said...

Great transformation! Love this!

Sam
The Kitchen is My Dance Floor
http://cooksandcreates.blogspot.com/

(found you from Someday Crafts)

Our Pinteresting Family said...

Turned out so adorable!

Lisa said...

This is adorable! Great idea for makeover and it turned out really cute!

Ruth Soukup said...

Terri, this is super cute and the after is perfection! You did a great job on it!

My readers would love to see this before and after! I’d love it if you linked this up over at Living Well Spending Less for Thrifty Thursday this week! http://www.livingwellspendingless.com/category/thrifty-thursday/

Katie @ Made to be a Momma. said...

This is sooooo adorable!! What a great redo! I would love to have you share this at my {Homemade By You Wednesday} link party that's still going on!http://www.madetobeamomma.com/2013/07/homemade-by-you-60.html

Dakota Creek Chic said...

This is so cute and bright and summery I love it!! I love the sunflower too :-). Come on over and link up to my Weekend Beautiful party if you are interested, would love to have you!
Shawna
http://dakotacreekchic.com/weekend-beautiful-blog-party/

Cathy Compeau said...

Love this!! I would love for you to share and link up at my weekly TGIF Link Party if you haven't already this week. Your favorite posts, most popular, recent or new! The party is open every Thursday night and closes Tuesday's at midnight. Followed by (Not SO) Wordless Wednesday! http://apeekintomyparadise.blogspot.com/.
I would be honored if you join us and follow to stay connected Have a wonderful week!
Hugs, Cathy

Natasha Mairs (Serenity You) said...

LOVE this!!

I would love you to share these on my link party Serenity Saturday

Natasha @ Serenity You

For My Love Of said...

It turned out so adorable! I really must get myself a Silhouette... The possibilities are adding up to endless! Love the touch of sunflower, it was exactly what was missing!

Carol TheAnswerIsChocolate said...

Wonderful transformation and awesome result. I'm featuring this when my link party opens up tonight.