Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Recent Items Sold - Chalkboard and Sign

I just had a wonderful holiday in Prince Edward Island that I hope to blog about soon.  But since getting back a few weeks ago I have been swamped with orders.  I'm just getting around to posting some of them to show what I've been busy with.

At the local Farmers' Market I had an order for a chalkboard with a personalized cottage name on the top. I make my own frames, (I showed how in this post) this way I can make any size I like, or a buyer wants.

This is what the buyer wanted after seeing samples of other things I had made, she chose the size (13 1/2" x 19 1/2"), the paint colour (white), the style (distressed), the personalization and the font (Edwardian Script).


When the buyer and I met up again a week later (last Wednesday), she decided she wanted a chalk holder.  I used a cup handle that I had in my workshop and I'm taking the chalkboard back to the market tomorrow to give it over to the new owner.


She also ordered a sign for the front of her cottage and chose a style that matched her chalkboard:



Now I have to get busy on an etsy order for a barn board chalkboard!


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Jennifer Rizzo

3 comments:

  1. Both are great pieces and I like how you used the pull for the chalk holder. Hope you are enjoying your summer!

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  2. Love the sign and the chalkboard Julie!!! how wonderful that you can do such customization!

    gail

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  3. Love the pull idea! Great work....I love chalkboards of all kinds, so glad they're selling for you :)

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