An easy and inexpensive way to add some pretty and inspirational décor to any room in your home!
Happy Wednesday friends!
It’s time once again for our #MonthlyDIYChallenge! I love teaming up with a few of my blogging friends the second Wednesday of every month for these challenges. We always have a theme to what we start out with and see what we can all come up with!
This month’s theme is sharpies and I have to admit, I was totally stumped at first. Don’t get me wrong, I have no idea what I’d do without my sharpie pens that I use every single day with my planner, but to create something using sharpies?
As soon as I got thinking seriously though, I came up with the idea of making a sign. You might remember we are currently living in a rental house while our home is under construction, and we are trying our best to make it feel like home without painting the front door, stenciling a lace accent wall or build some floating shelves for the bathrooms. While we’re only renting this place for 3 months, I knew from the beginning that I wanted it to feel like home. I’ve bought candles, a mum plant, a couple of real pumpkins and these cute faux pumpkins I shared a few weeks have all helped make it feel homey. And what other way to add a little bit more warmth than with a DIY sign!
Here’s what I used to make my sign:
- cloth of your choice (mine was cotton that resembles burlap)
- white paint
My material was fairly thin so it was easy to trace my lettering from underneath it. I used a pencil to trace it and then using my sharpie I colored the letters in.
It wasn’t hard to decide that I wanted to use the word “blessed” for my artwork for this frame. I feel like as hard as these past two months have been, I know without a shadow of a doubt, I am blessed. Especially with all the homes and lives lost in the recent hurricane, I’m thankful I can go to bed at night and know I have my family by my side, a roof over my head and provision for every single need. We celebrated Thanksgiving this past weekend, and I’m thankful I was reminded over and over, that I am, indeed, very blessed!
And now here’s what my talented friends created using sharpies!
I also thought I’d share some of my favorite DIY challenges that we’ve done from the past…
Thanks so much for stopping by today and be sure to stop by tomorrow to see our week 2 progress of our Fall One Room Challenge!!