Thursday, March 15, 2012

Scroungin' Scraps For Sign Makin'

I got an order for some plaques - YAY - that makes me h-a-p-p-y that someone liked my stuff enough to place an "order" - but the problem was she wanted the same one she bought a while back at Fabulous Darling cuz she gave to her brother.  Oh dear.  I rarely have two of the same.  (You can see the original HERE).  I looked high and low.  In the barn, corn crib, basement, chicken house, under my kid's beds....  Nothing.  I found the old piece of barn wood above and painted on that.  Turned out AWESOME I thought.  However, she needed that saying on a three foot long board.  That one up yonder was just over two feet.
Then my eyes fell on the leftover siding my dad was using on his cabin out back.  I called him up to see if I could use his stash.  He didn't answer.  I took that as a yes, and started measuring.  So did Miss Drama Queen.
But boy did she run when I started up the power tools!!  For some reason I couldn't get the circular saw to finish the job and had to finish with the jig saw that my hubby surprised me with one day - ain't he a GEM?!!!  Now I need him to give me a lesson on how to work them properly.  I just guess.  Trial and error, Baby.  
Well, there's how one former siding turned plaque turned out....
And here tis the other one.  Sorry for the crappy pic. Camera battery dying, bad lighting, and that's my story and I'm stickin' to it!
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  1. Love your signs I am hoping to get a few done this weekend!!!

  2. I love your plaques as well. I am just curious - where do you get your stencils? Any tips - I wanted to make some of my own.. Thanks and keep up the creativity - it is so inspiring!

  3. Love your signs and I love seeing scripture on them! It's a beautiful testament of your faith, Kammy! :)

    xoxo laurie

  4. *gasp* I LOVE the It Is Well... one. I've been wanting to make that for awhile, and if I didn't have a date planned with hubby right now, I'd be dragging out the scrap wood! Found you on the FJI party, you might like my amazing grace ones I linked up:
    Pinning Yours!


  5. Love them all...but especially "It is Well with my Soul" :) Laurel

  6. Love them! I would really like it if you would come share these great signs on my Link Party!

  7. Loving these!! "It is well with my soul" is one of my favorite hymns of all time. Beautifully done! Would be delighted for you to link up with us at Mop It Up Mondays:


  8. What a cool use for old siding. Very creative.

  9. What ADORABLE signs!! Glad I stumbled across your blog via the Someday Crafts blog hop... I think we have something in common. Like the high of finding something cheap and transforming it into something fantastic!
    Thanks for sharing!
    <3 <3 <3

  10. This is one of my favorite hymns! I love "It Is Well With My Soul". I canNOT wait to copy you! I hope you don't mind and I will give you all credit. I needed this reminder today. Thank you! I found you on Pinterest! I would love for my readers to meet you sometime. My "Meet Me Monday" party is still going and would love for you to share this. Love, Me

  11. I love your signs......good job. I just came across your blog at Gina's Transformation Thursday and now Im your newest follower. Please come visit me at and hopefully you'll follow back. THANKS.

  12. I love that 'it is well with my soul'... my favorite hymn. Consider, if you will, sharing with my readers over at



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