Saturday, September 8, 2012

Beautiful Things (v 3.0)

One of this week’s projects was to make a different version of my “beautiful things” sign.  My first ever made a brief appearance at a vintage market last summer, and I was always a little sad that it sold!

bellas 024

The next version (on beadboard) was made for a market this summer…

I Just Want to Make Beautiful Things... 15 x 20 beadboard

…but my buyer wanted something more along the lines of my Bread & Pastries sign. 

beautiful things cupboard door sign

We had quite the debate over pink-and-white, pink-and-black, or black-and white…so we decided to use all three colors instead of choosing!  The lettering is off-white, but the cupboard door was painted pink underneath the black, so it shows through with heavy distressing.  Plus, there’s a pink swirl at the top just for fun!

beautiful things cupboard door sign

I just love the sentiment, don’t you??

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21 comments:

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I love this, Korrie! I have this quote saved in one of my Pinterest boards. I wish I had the wall space for this in my craft/sewing room!

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

Well you already know I love the beadboard sign best! And that is a great saying!

BEACH BUNGALOW said...

The beadboard sign if my favourite too!

Hi Korrie, I`m new here and love what I see!

Rachel said...

A happy combination. Pin, black, white, and SWIRLS! So vintagy.

DIY Show Off said...

Great quote - they're both soooo pretty! Beautiful job, Korrie!

Gypsy Heart said...

LOVE it! Of course, I love all your creations. :)

xo
Pat

Gypsy Heart said...

LOVE it! Of course, I love all your creations. :)

xo
Pat

~ Liz ~ said...

That's pretty cute! It's always kinda sad to see things sell. Hard to let go of the good stuff!
Liz

Roisin said...

Love your "Beautiful things" sign.

Deb Hrabik said...

Great Work!
Really caught my eye on the DIY Showoff link party.
Very cool,
Deb@LakeGirlPaints

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Korrie, Not only do I love this saying... I love this sign!!! Such inspiration!!!
I just added you to my blogroll... I need to keep an eye on what you are posting. Wonderful!

michele said...

i love it. and i can never see too many images of signs that express this sentiment!!!

stop by for a visit soon.

michele

Green Willow Pond said...

I adore this sign and the sentiment! I'm slowly working on a craft room and I must include something like this in it! Thanks for sharing :)

Anita @ Cedar Hill Ranch said...

You do such awesome work. I love your signs.

My Cottage Charm said...

Thanks for your sweet comment on my window seat...I'm truly enjoying it! :)
Your signs are delightful!!
Missy

Kim said...

Love the quote and the sign. The pink gives it a nice touch :)
Kim

Heather said...

I love the sentiment of this sign. Thanks for sharing at the All Star Block Party

suzyq said...

Gorgeous - and I agree, it's a beautiful sentiment!
Hugs,

Garden of Egan said...

Love the sign!
I really have a thing for beadboard.

Kristen Van Loon said...

I love this, it's a great motto to live by! And awesome choice on the colors. When in doubt just add more color, right?

Debra @ Common Ground said...

Oh, I love all your signs, you do such amazing work! what a true saying for all us diy-ers!