My Husband and I visited Boston 3 years ago for our 10th wedding anniversary.
It is such a beautiful city and I quickly fell in love with the amazing architecture .
Here are a couple of pictures from our trip.
I’ve had this lame garden sign lying around for years, I never did use it or put it up because you see I don’t have a garden shed or anything, although I am an avid gardener and own many garden tools. I keep the tools in a messy container in my garage or hung on the wall.
So it was time to reinvent this sign.
I gave the sign several coats of black chalkboard paint. I got busy with my Silhouette and cut out several Boston “places” on adhesive vinyl. I arranged them on my freshly painted sign and then gave them another quick coat of black chalkboard paint so that the white that I will use for the lettering will not bleed through.
For the white I simply used plain acrylic craft paint.
Once dry I peeled off the vinyl and used a pair of tweezers to get the little circles and triangles loose in some of the letters and numbers.
Now to distress it with chalk!
I rubbed the entire sign with white chalk and then wiped off with a dry paper towel.
Here it is all finished…love it!
This little sign already has hangers on the back so I can easily hang it on the wall too.
it’s a nice reminder of our wonderful trip.
And I cannot wait to visit again someday.
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