Friday, November 11, 2011

"O" is for Orders

Painted sign orders are coming fast and furious.

(Gifted Hands is the designer co-op shop where I used to sell items.)

I love making all the custom request ideas come to life and I do try to blog about each item but lately I've made so many handpainted signs in addition to those that already have their own post I thought I'd share.


Last names:

Another shop sign:

This was a replica of her business card, complete with the shapes:


The painting technique I use is always the same.

And for some reason this picture below of the technique from a old post made it to the front page of Pinterest, not sure how that happened? but it sure sent quite a bit of traffic my way.  Thank you.

I cannot take credit for all the creative ideas, it really is a collaboration between the customer and me, in the end we get a finished product that works for everyone.

I'm linking up to:

Whatcha Got Weekend @ Lolly Jane
SAS @ Funky Junk
Weekend Wrap Up @ Tatertots & Jello
Sundae Scoop @ I Heart Naptime
Sister Sunday @ Sisters of the Wild West
Sunday Showcase Party @ Under the Table & Dreaming
Just Something I Whipped Up @ The Girl Creative
DIY Fall Festival @ The DIY Showoff
Made by You Mondays @ Skip to My Lou
Making the World Cuter @ Making the World Cuter
Nifty Thrifty @ Coastal Charm
Tuesday Treasures @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia
Tutorials & Tips Tuesday @ Home Stories A to Z
Good Life @ A Beach Cottage
Delightfully Inspiring @ Delightful Order
Transformation Thursday @ The Shabby Creek Cottage
Strut Your Stuff @ Somewhat Simple
Share Awesomeness Thur @ The 36th Avenue
Flaunt it Friday @ Chic on a Shoestring
Tickled Pink @ 504 Main
Frugal Friday @ The Shabby Nest
SAS @ Just a Girl
Feathered Nest @ French Country Cottage
Remodelaholics Anonymous @ Remodelaholic
inspiration board @ Carolyns Homework
Tuesday Timeout @ Reasons to Skip the Housework


  1. I think it's great you get to do shop signs, too. They look like a lot of fun.
    Pinterest~what did we ever do without it?

  2. Love this technique. I'm now following.

  3. your signs are so fun and well done. congrats on spilling over the 1111 mark on 11/11/11!


  4. you go girl!! You always amaze me with your talents:) love, love, love!

  5. New follower! Thanks! Visit me at for a giveaway!

  6. You are so talented and have such a steady hand! Great job! Your newest fan!!