Shutter Display – Bright New Look & Awesome Sign

I love shutters, I just wish I could come up with 
something creative to do with them.
For the longest time, this is how 
they looked in my craft room.
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I love the yellow, I love the lanterns
but something just isn’t flowing.
Perhaps it’s those ugly orang-ish candles
in the lanterns for a start!

I gave the shutters a fresh & brighter coat
of yellow paint.  I also cut out a little
banner from scrapbooking paper and glued
it to some bakers twine and draped it across the shutters.
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And I painted those aweful candles.
They were just for display anyways, I wasn’t going to 
spark them up so I slathered it on, nice and 
thick - wax is hard to cover with paint!

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And now for the “AWESOME ” Sign!

I started with a ceramic floor tile, 
painted it a pastel turquoise.

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The best part is that I bought a Silhouette!
Hooray for me!

So I got to work and cut out the words on cardstock,
and placed it on the now dry tile

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I painted the first 4 words grey.

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And the AWESOME a variety of pretty pastels.

Now here’s the new look!
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Bright & Beautiful

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I may give this to my super daughter
for her room because
she is AWESOME !

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Make sure you are all AWESOME  today, 
and everyday!

Comments

  1. This is well…awesome! So cute, love the pastels!
    Barbara @ Chase the Star

  2. This would be so inspirational in my craft room. Such a fresh look!

  3. So pretty! This really makes me want to find some old shutters to make over :)

  4. Fabulous! I love the change-up! And using a floor tile to make a sign-great idea! Thanks for sharing!
    Blessings,
    Carrie

  5. soooo stinkin cute! love it

  6. Cute! would love it if you shared over at Share It One More Time party
    http://www.onemoretimeevents.com/2012/08/share-it-one-more-time-5-and-features.html
    Tammy

  7. Super cute! Where did you get your shutters?

  8. So so adorable. Love it.

  9. Love it!! So bright & cheerful!
    Debbie :)

  10. Thank you so much for linking up to Share It One More Time! I have some shutters in the garage….thans for the idea!
    Tammy

  11. Amazing, inspiring and truly AWESOME!!! Thxs for sharing and I love that you painted your candle!

  12. Love this! You always come up with the most amazing projects. Thanx for always sharing them at my place.

  13. And totally freaking AWESOME you are!!!!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

  14. I love it! I would never have thought to paint a candle. The tile wonderful. Thanks for sharing at the All Star Block Party.

    Holly

  15. What a happy sign! YOur whole vignette makes me smile… a lot!
    Please join us for TUTORIALS TIPS AND TIDBITS, my weekly linky party. Your project would be perfect to share! Linky goes live tonight (Wednesday) at 8:00 pm. Hope to see you there!

  16. Very Cute. Love the yellow shutters

  17. Very pretty! I love shutters, too!
    Thanks for sharing with my Super Link Party! :-)

  18. Hi, Very pretty. Love your colors…Connie

  19. This is just cute! Great idea

    Alicia @ How Charming, Zeeuh!

  20. So pretty! Love the bright yellow – the shutters really look so much better.

    Lucky you that you got a Silhouette! I’m sure it makes making anything with lettering so much easier!

  21. I love the bright yellow shutters! So cheery. The quote is fabulous too. I definitely need to spend more time with my Silhouette.

  22. I love this! Its amazing how much the pendants add. I would love for you to share it on my weekly linky party Blog Stalking Thursday. http://www.thecraftyblogstalker.com/2012/08/blog-stalking-thursday-54.html

  23. Love the colored letters of -awesome-

  24. It turned out cute. Do you give the Martha Stewart paint a thumbs up?

  25. Thank you for sharing your charming project at Potpourri Friday at 2805!

  26. Your projects are always a breath of fresh air!!
    Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create! <3 Christina

  27. Thank you so much for sharing your shutters at Share It One More Time! Just wanted to let you know you have been featured at One More Time. Congratulations!
    Tammy

  28. Wow look at all of these wonderful comments. I love the bright sunshine yellow and if you ever forget how awesome you are, just ask me and I’ll tell you Hugs P.S. thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop :-)

  29. love the sign! The colors are great and who doesn’t need a reminder to be awesome right?

    I’d love it if you shared this at my party going on now. If you’d like to link up you can find it here

    http://thethriftinessmiss.blogspot.com/2012/08/weekend-wonders-link-party-3.html#.UC7pQt2PWBo

    Have an excellent day!

  30. Beautiful! I LOVE the color of the shutters too…I’m such a sucker for yellow :o)

    Thanks so much for linking up with us again at Keep Calm & Link Up! We’re thrilled you chose to party with us this week :o)

  31. That just makes me smile!

  32. Love the bright colors, looks great!

  33. Love everything about this! Congrats on your Silhouette….can’t wait to see all the fun you’ll have with it.

  34. This looks well amazing! I love the look!

  35. Oh how fabulous! Love the reminder to be awesome….everyone could use that every now and then! I dream of getting a Silhouette! Hopefully Christmas!!

  36. This is so bright and cheery and something that all of us need to remember. We are all awesome in our own way. Love the new look! Thanks so much for sharing with Share Your Cup.
    Hugs,
    Jann

  37. First of all, I just love the “don’t forget to be awesome” word art! What a way to encourage and bring a smile! :) The new color of the shutters is just beautiful and bright! Thanks for sharing this.

  38. This totally reminds me of Barney on How I Met Your Mother :)

    Amanda
    http://www.watchoutmartha.net

  39. It’s party time over at Debt Free Mommy Blog and you’re invited! Please come by and link up any post(s) related to making your home a better space. I hope you’ll join us for Making Space Mondays. Hope to see you there! -Tabitha

  40. Great tutorial and I love the colors you chose. It looks great. Thanks for posting on the COM link party!

    Katie
    http://www.funhomethings.com

  41. Looks great! The yellow is perfect and just what it needed! Thanks for sharing!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

  42. Loving it! I love the look of decorating w/ shutters, I just don’t have any, but I”m always on the prowl for some:)

  43. So so cute. Thank you for sharing it on The “Sunday Stop”!!!
    Hugs,
    J2J

  44. I love how bright and cheerful your shutters turned out!!! The paper banner was the perfect touch!!! Love all of it!!

  45. Featured you this week! Pop over and have a look!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

  46. Love how bright they are! So cheery :)

  47. So much better the yellow is such a happy colour and what would we do without bunting! Just gorgeous x

  48. Thanks so much for linking this up to our weekend Wonders party. Hope to see you back on Thursday :)

    http://thethriftinessmiss.blogspot.com

  49. Beautiful! I love the yellow, it looks so happy.

  50. This is too pretty! I love the color, it’s so bright and happy! Thank you so much for sharing at my Throwback Thursday party. I hope to see you again this week!

  51. So pretty! I’m featuring you on Saturday…can’t wait to see what you share at this week’s party. XO, Aimee

  52. I love those shutters! Great display. Thanks for sharing on Marvelous Mondays.

  53. Wow, I didn’t even know you could paint candles. I love the new look and I can’t wait to find some shutters for our new house. I passed on some the other day cause I just don’t want to buy anything before we move. I hope I find some great ones later. Thanks so much for linking up with Making Space Mondays! Please come back and link up again soon–the current linky party will be open all through September to give us more moving time. Feel free to link up as many posts as you want about making your spaces better. Thanks again. -Tabitha

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