Hi there! I hope you had a great week. Mine was fruitful in two areas in particular (1) cleaning and photographing a large number of vintage finds and (2) working on my eBook. Yes, that’s right, I’m working on a book [about vintage and antiques, of course], which I hope to have available soon. Woo woo! It’s been in the works for a while now, but I feel like the push is finally on; I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Today, however, I have a stenciled sign project that makes use of an interesting find I made about a year ago.
My blog friend, Angie at Knick of Time, provided this “Poultry Feeds” stencil along with a fabulous stencil brush, for today’s project. You can find both products right here: Vintage Sign Stencils.
Can you tell what piece of furniture this lovely pink and green, chippy piece of wood came off from? It’s the end of a stool I bought at a garage sale for a dollar. Since it was in pretty poor condition, I decided to take it apart and use the pieces for projects. This is the first one.
Many of Angie’s stencils have two or more words or phrases that can be used in multiple ways. Since my “canvas” was narrow rather than long (like the stencil), I placed the words accordingly.
I used antique white acrylic craft paint rather than stark white for this project. Remember when stenciling, you want to have a very “dry” brush, in other words, dip the flat end of the brush in the paint and tamp of the excess until you have a fairly dry brush, otherwise some paint may bleed under the stencil as you pounce the paint on.
I’m very pleased with the antique white paint against the chippy pink and greenish paint on the scrap board.
It makes a nice accent piece with my bread boards. However…
It’s available for sale in my Vintage Shop, if you’d prefer to have all the work done for you 🙂
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