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Sunday, March 14, 2010

Spring Sign

In case you missed this last week during my blog swap with Life as Lori, here is my Spring Sign.

Spring is almost here on its way and that makes me excited. I find at this time during the year, I crave color. I was wandering through the grocery store the other day and I happened upon this cute green sign. Now, I am a fan of glitter, but I wanted it to look a bit more "springy" with some other colors too, so I decided to alter it!

I started out by lightly sanding some of the glitter off of the original sign. Did I mention I think I have seen these in the unfinished wood/craft section of the Dollar Store? At least they were similar and it would save you a step. Also, I wanted my sign the green color, but you could paint it whatever color you would like before moving on.

I then traced the letters onto scrapbook paper.

I cut out each letter.

Here are my letters all cut out.

I used Mod Podge to glue my letters on to the sign. It was a bit tricky with the glitter behind the paper, but all I had to do was hold the paper on it a bit longer. It all worked out in the end.

I used chipboard, more scrapbook paper and my Cricut to cut out the phrase "has sprung."

I also Mod Podged the scrapbook paper to the chipboard after I had cut it all out. If you don't have a Cricut, I have seen adorable chipboard letters in the scrapbook section of many stores.

I glued my chipboard letters on to the front of the sign for added dimension.

I also added some little pearl stickers in a few different places.

Happy Spring, Everyone!


  1. Very cute, it was OK before but now it Rocks!

  2. So cute. I'm not a big fan of the glittery signs, but the new one is super cute!

  3. Cute, I like how you put the "has sprung" on the bottom of it, it really makes the sign

  4. Very cute, thanks for sharing.


  5. Following on this bright Monday... nice sign... I really like it...


  6. Adorable! I love how you added has sprung - too cute. Have a blessed week!

  7. That is very cute!
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  8. This turned out so great. Good job. I love redoing stuff...seeing it and then the idea pops in your head and voila! Your project is so cute.
    Great job.

  9. You did such a great job. Love the sparkle details. Thanks for sharing with Made it Monday! Jules

  10. that is so cool!

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  11. Very cute! Just this week I am really itching to get out all of my spring stuff. This might have given me the nudge I need!

  12. So cute! I love that you added extra fun & dimention with 'has sprung'!

  13. So cute! I love the paper you used and the pearl stickers are a great idea!

  14. don't you love mod podge! I do! your project turned out great!

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  15. I thought it was cute before...but now it's amazing! Great job.

  16. Great makeover and vignette. Thanks

  17. Oh that is just adorable! you did a great job!

  18. Adding the "has sprung" is a cute and clever idea! I can't wait for spring!

  19. Very cute, I love how you customized your sign to make it your own. Thanks for sharing!

  20. Darling sign! You did a beautiful job. Love the way you made it your own!


  21. Oh my gosh, that is the cutest little project ever!

  22. Your makeover is stunning! I am loving it so much more now!

  23. awwww I love this. We all need a little spring right now. Found you on trendy treehouse!

  24. Very cute!
    Following you from Trendy Treehouse!
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  25. So cute and creative!!

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  26. So cute and creative. What a great way to spice it up. Love it!

    Thanks for coming and linking up again at Trendy Treehouse. I love seeing your posts.


  27. What a great sign! I'm a scrapbooker and I love seeing how people use the papers in home decor projects. I have a few on my site too!

    Stopping by from Today's Creative! Signed up to follow you! Stop on over when you get a chance http://juliechats.blogspot.com I'm always looking for a few more crafty followers!

  28. OM goodness, you took something plain and made it extraordinary--love it!

  29. Your blog is SUPER cute! Come stop by my Favorite Things Friday Party if you would like to join in!

  30. Super Cute! I love the paper you picked! It definitely looks like Spring has sprung!

    Thanks for linking up to Make it Yours Day at My Backyard Eden!

  31. very cute! makes me want to grab my flip flops and hang in the sun!

    have a gerat day.

  32. This is such a cute redo of the sign!

  33. What a darling idea....And I thought it was cute to begin with but you made it even cuter!

  34. I'm your newest follower from New Friend Friday. Nice to meet you! HOpe you can come by and visit me soon!


  35. That's just so cute! I also just can NOT wait for Spring!

  36. Very cute! I love it!

    I'm following you from Friday Follow!

  37. You are stylin girl!

    Susan and Bentley

  38. Hello! I'm a new Friday Follower! Nice to meet other bloggers!

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  39. I'm still loving this!

    Thanks for joining Get Your Craft on Thursday at Life As Lori. Please join me next week for another great party!

  40. Thanks for posting at Favorite Things Friday and for the comment! I didn't have a followers button up, but now I do, so thanks for giving me that suggestion! Have a wonderful weekend!

  41. This is SO cute!! I love it. Thanks for sharing this at Spring has Sprung at Fun to Craft.

  42. new follower...that is a very creative and cute sign. I love it. thank you for posting it.

  43. That is so pretty!

    Hi there, visiting and following from Follow Me Friday.

    Please come and follow me back when you have a chance. Have a great weekend!

  44. Following you from Friday follow. The sign came out great.

  45. Beautiful sign. Love it.

    Visiting and following from Friday Follow, and so glad you joined in this week! Have a terrific weekend.

    ~ Lynn

  46. That looks great! Lots more lively than the original!
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  47. I love it!! So fun and springy!!!

  48. I love this! Thanks for linking up this week!

  49. Oh look at how cute that is! Love the "has sprung" part too!

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