Thrift Shop Makeover: Tavern Sign Upcycled Photo Display

The tavern sign was a $2 thrift shop purpose.  I thought it had definite possibilities with the trim and pediment.


 I scrubbed it up and painted it with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Old White.  I also attached a binder clip with a screw, just below the trim.

I cut a piece of bead board 5 x 7 inches and painted it French Linen.

 I nailed the bead board onto the sign just below the clip.  

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After sanding, distressing and waxing, the old sign looked like this.  I also added a wood applique from Hobby Lobby.


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 Perfect for a 4 x 6 inch print of a couple of Cuties!

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Isn't this more fun than an old frame?

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10 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness! You are so creative! And your little darlin's are just beautiful!

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  2. I just love this kind of project...taking unwanted junk from the thrift store and giving it beautiful new life! Wonderful project for displaying photos of those cutie patooties! Great job, Carlene!

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  3. This is so wonderful now, Carlene! Love the added touch of the bead board and the applique!

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  4. Those kids are just too cute........and your project is outstanding!!!

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  5. I would have to agree with you. It has most definite potential my friend. LOVE IT and $2 can't get much better than that. XOXOX Have a blessed rest of the week .

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  6. By the way the finished product...PRESH !!!!

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  7. Way more fun than a new frame, for sure!! And those 2 cuties are adorable!!
    ~Cindy

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  8. You're right - absolutely perfect! And the kiddies are darling:)

    Leann

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  9. Your junk is the best... such a darling picture too!

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  10. Carlene,
    This is so great. You my dear are so creative. Love the colors your chose too. Very sweet pic of the kids.
    Kris

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