Shout it out: PUMPKINS!
I'm not sure why. Maybe it's all the variations in colors, shapes, sizes, and textures. Maybe it's because they represent the change of seasons to fall. I even just like to say the word "Pumpkins!" Put it all together, it just makes me feel giddy. I wanted a Pumpkins sign that would shout it out. I looked for a few years but couldn't find just the right one. (At least not at a price I was willing to pay.) So I just made it myself.
Here's how easy it was:
Cut a board to the size you want and stain or paint it the color you want. I used a technique I loosely refer to as "whitewashing" or "pickling" by adding some water to white paint. The watered-down coat of paint allows the wood grain to show through.
I'm linked up this week with Deborah Jean's Dandelion House, Our Little Coop, and Fresh Eggs Daily.