Thursday, June 28, 2012

Our Welcome Sign

Yesterday, I decided that we needed a welcome sign by our back door.  We have a long driveway that wraps around to the back of the house.  The majority of our visitors pass through this way, so I thought that it would be hospitable to put something out there.  After recently making and selling this door here,  I knew that I wanted something similar to call my own.

This project was basically free.  I took 2 encyclopedias from the post here and made the wreath.  The wooden shelf with pegs was left in our home by the previous owners.  I spray painted it black with the leftover paint from the garden chairs & table found here and the door was from this post. The door did not come with any hardware, but I had an old, door plate in my stash.  I like that it adds a little bit of extra character. 


This was the door found for free:

And this is how it looks outside of our backdoor:


Are there any ideas as to what to do with the other door?   Or better yet, any takers??





Link Parties:

Funky Junk Interiors

Miss Mustard Seed 

twenty-eight-o-five.blogspot.com

www.504main.com

http://www.atthepicketfence.com/

http://chiconashoestringdecorating.blogspot.com/

Common Ground

Fingerprints on the Fridge

http://frenchcountrycottage.blogspot.com/

www.lovenotesbylauryn.blogspot.com

23 comments:

  1. I would so take it....but I think it would not exactly be easy or cheap! I love what you did with the door....it is great!

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  2. Adore what you did with the door and would love to have one like it!

    Thanks so much for sharing your creativity at Potpourri Friday! I'm delighted to be a follower and hope you will be too!

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  3. I LOVE it all! So pretty. I found you from Live Laugh Love Craft. Great blog!

    Tiffany @ Tiffanyandcoblog.blogspot.com

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  4. that is awesome. love the added peg rack and hardware!

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  5. Love the entire display! Way to go on the door up cycle :) very inspiring.
    JoAnn

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  6. way cute! i love this door! i'd love for you to come link this post or anything else you want up to my weekend link party http://www.lovenotesbylauryn.blogspot.com/2012/06/spread-love-link-party-14.html have a great weekend!
    {love} lauryn @ lovenotesbylauryn.blogspot.com

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  7. Love the door and the wreath! I'm a new follower. :)

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  8. Adorable! And I love the wreath idea. I will have to look at that tutorial. So cute!!

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  9. I like this idea. Nice use of a door. Very welcoming.
    Cheers,
    Miss Ellie

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  10. I love it! I have an old door on my back porch now with an old rusty star hung up on it and a welcome sign on the knob. Found you over at the Cowgirl Up! party.

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  11. Beautiful. Have a fabulous 4th and thanks for linking up to Share the Love Wednesday!
    Mary

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  12. Very cute and welcoming!I love that it was free and you gave it a new life!Stopping by form Domestically Speaking.

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  13. Jacqueline it's PERFECT!! The whole porch is actually GREAT!! Love the idea of the door as a Welcome sign!

    You are planning on sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality.. right? :)

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    1. Thanks for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality! I can't wait to see what you link up this evening! :)

      Please don't forget to add my button somewhere on your blog :)

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    2. Thanks for the reminder, Christine! I thought that I already added you! I just added your great blog to the side bar w/ the rest of the party animals! :) Love your site!

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  14. What a great idea. I love the wreath. I'm your newest follower. Come follow me back at http://sister-number-5.blogspot.com

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  15. So creative and pretty! I hope you will link this up to The CSI project starting tonight. The challenge is Summer outdoor decorating and parties. Come on over! You just might win!
    www.thecsiproject.com

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  16. Hi Jacqueline! this is wonderful, I'm a big sucker for old chippy doors. Great idea for the chalkpaint sign. thanks so much for joining in for Vintage Inspiration!

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  17. I love what you did with your door! Fun to change out your message when you have different guests?

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  18. Absolutely LOVE this idea! The wreath is great too!

    Hugs,Deb

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  19. Congrats!! You have been featured at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality! Come on over and grab your featured button :)
    http://thediydreamer.blogspot.ca/2012/07/from-dream-to-reality-linky-party-24.html

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  20. Cute!! Love a good upcycle and this is just the perfect spot for this old door :)

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  21. It's Party Time over at Debt Free Mommy Blog and you are invited! Please come link up anything related to making your space better at http://debtfreemommyblog.blogspot.com/ and mark your calendars for every Making Space Mondays linky party. Hope to see you there! -Tabitha

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