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Gimme a Sign!

Are you ready to see a couple of cute signs?  I made these for my kids for Christmas and didn't want to ruin the surprise, so I couldn't post them before the holidays.  

Here's the first one I made for my daughter:
I used the same method for this sign that I used for the Broom Parking sign.  (See HERE)  I attached the bunches of grapes with fishing line strung through the same holes used for the wire.  

For my son, I made this:
I found the old license plate last fall in an antique shop.  Later on, I found the reclaimed wood frame at a flea market, and, wouldn't you know it, it fit the license plate perfectly!  I used four finishing nails in back to hold it in place.  After searching through shelves of "stuff" I came up with the two hooks for the front ( I think they're from a boat).  Soon after opening it, my son hung it on the wall and placed his baseball cap on one of the hooks.  I think he likes it!

Now, you may have noticed that I've been gone for a bit and there is a reason.  We left home the week before Thanksgiving to visit our children for the holidays.  We had planned on returning the day after Christmas, but Winter Storm Goliath had other plans.  Yes, we were driving and there were these huge obstacles ( snow, floods, tornadoes) in the middle of the country!  It was certainly an adventure and we finally arrived back at the cottage in early 2016.  

We've been back for a couple of weeks and are starting to get back into our routines.  Please stop back again soon for some more Cottage Projects. I hope you'll Pin and Follow!

Have a wonderful week!

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  1. Love the sign you made your daughter and the framed '62 licence plate.
    Joy

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    1. Thank you, Joy - glad you stopped by!
      Ann

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  2. How wonderfully creative! I saw your link at Life and Linda and had to come see more :)
    Great blog you have here, Ann. Happy Monday!

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    1. Thank you, Robyn,
      So glad you stopped by, please be sure to come back again soon!
      Ann

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  3. Ann,
    I am so inspired by your creativity! Love the sign you made for your daughter and what an awesome find - 1962 license plate. Such a good year:)
    Stay cozy,
    Jemma

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    1. Thanks for stopping by, Jemma - I was pretty excited about the license plate too.
      Stop back again soon!
      Ann

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  4. Very cute signs, Ann.....Your children must have been so happy! I was working on my 2nd vintage sign out of cardboard, then off went the power. I need it to come back on to complete step two and to cook and flash the toilets!

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    1. Oh no! I hope you have your power back on by now...that is the worst. I'm so glad you stopped by The Cottage.
      Ann

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  5. Very nice signs! I love what you did with the license plate. Very innovative :)
    Anika | www.littlefreemonkeys.com

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      So glad you stopped by!
      Ann

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  6. Loving your signs! You did a great job. Have a good day and thanks for linking up at the Table It Link Party

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    1. Thank you, Christine. Table it is always a great party!

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  7. Oh goodness, Im glad you made it safe to your home. GOod to have you visit #OMHGWW this week. BTY I love your other blog, I visited just the other day, cute crafts!!

    Have a great week!
    Karren

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    1. Thank you, Karren - it's good to be home!
      Always a pleasure to have you visit both of my blogs.

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  8. Those signs are too cute! Very creative! Thanks for sharing at Table It!

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    1. Thanks, Lori. So glad you stopped by!
      Ann

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  9. Love both of these, but especially the wine one :) Thanks so much for sharing with us at #merrymonday!

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