Count Your Blessings {Wood Art}

Update 8.27.20
Count Your Blessings {Wood Art}

This little sign has really been a staple in my fall decor.  It's a good reminder to be thankful.


Count Your Blessings {Wood Art}

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Fall is such a beautiful time of year, here on the east coast.  This photo is from 2012, when we went to visit my son at college.

Gorgeous Fall Day

My style has definitely changed since 2012.  

Fall Mantel 2012

What spurred me to make this sign was that it felt that the mantel was missing a little something....

Hubs always has some sort of wood hanging around.  I found this piece and cut it to the size I wanted.

Cut some old wood

Nice toes...😍

This is where I was thinking it would go.

Blank Wood Placement

I wanted something that works with fall and thanksgiving.

Count Your Blessings Transfer

I love this. We all have so much to be thankful for. I definitely need to count my blessings more. 

This is one of the easiest ways to make a sign.  I've used it over and over... All you have to do is print up the words you want and trace it onto wood.  You need to press really hard to leave the imprint on the wood.  Of course, it's easier when the wood is soft, like this piece.

I used a tiny paint brush and began to paint.  I probably should have taken more pics, but I forgot.  😏  

Here is another example of the tracing technique, Together Sign from a old wood door.

Together Sign from a hollow core door

On the 'Together' sign I used a paint pen, which is my favorite way of making signs now.  It's soooo much easier!!

I decided to use a gradient effect on the word blessing.   I am really pleased on how it came out!!  Now in 2020, I found a new place for it in our living room.

Sign placement 2020

I felt it just needed a little something more, so i added a leaf in the corner.

Then 2012...
DIY Count Your Blessings Wood Sign

Now... 2020

Fall living room 2020

This makes me smile.  😊

Let's all remember to count our blessings!