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12 Vintage Signs – for Project inspiration

I love old signs and think they make really great decorative pieces. I am almost finished with my kitchen, but I really want to add a “fresh eggs” sign, of something similar before calling it done. I also like several of these ideas for the living room, and I’m constantly looking for inspiration. As I’ve been collecting all of these I thought the best place the save them would be here, on my blog. The bonus is that I get to share these faves with you too!

None of the signs listed here were made by me. Here are the signs I have made.

Here are some really awesome looking signs I’ve found. Some are DIY projects made by talented bloggers and some I found elsewhere. I think they provide some great inspiration. As you can see I really like the distressed, aged look. If you’ve found any awesome looking signs, please share the link in the comments!

Bakery Sign – My Decorating Addiction

Farmall Barn Wood Sign – The Country Chic Cottage

Vintage Movie Ticket Sign – Dittle Dattle

Vintage Coffee Sign – Gail’s Decorative Touch

Vintage Devoted Sign – All Things Home

Aged Nantucket sign – Emerald Cove

Bathroom Sign – Tracy’s Trinkets & Treasures

Aged Grocery Sign – Funky Junk Interiors

Egg Sign Find – Love of Family & Home

Cuisine Sign – That Mommy Blog

Vintage Wooden Sign – Country Living (slide 12)

Lion Coffee Sign – Miss Mustard Seed

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17 Responses to 12 Vintage Signs – for Project inspiration

  1. 1
    Susan @ homeroad.net says:

    Did you see my post last week? I've got some awesome signs of my own :) http://www.homeroad.net/2011/03/sign-sign-everywhere-sign.html
    I Called it "Everywhere a Sign"
    Have a great day!
    Susan

  2. 2
    Kerri says:

    Thanks so much Amanda, for featuring my family bakery sign! I am a lover of vintage signs too; can't wait to see what other ones you might dig up!
    Kerri
    mydecoratingaddiction.blogspot.com

  3. 3
    Gail says:

    Thanks Amanda for featuring my "Coffeehouse" sign. What great features! Some I've seen and some I haven't. Great inspirations all in one blog post…who could ask for more!

    Have a wonderful day,
    Gail

  4. 4
    Funky Junk Interiors says:

    Cool feature, Amanda! And thanks for including mine too!

    I have a new one being shown next week. :)

    Donna

  5. 5
    Lauren Merrill says:

    I LOVE your blog! I also love the old distressed looking signs.. I think my favorite one was your EAT sign! I tried to replicate it but it didn't turn out so good.. I plan on attempting to make it again if i ever get a silhouette!!

  6. 6
    Angie @ The Country Chic Cottage says:

    Thanks for featuring me!! :) Love this round up!! :)

  7. 7
    Amy Kinser says:

    Thank you so much for sharing my sign. It was so simple to do, yet made a great statement in my room.

    I love old signs!

  8. 8
    For the love of Painting says:

    I can't wait to see what you come up with!

  9. 9
    michelle says:

    Hi Amanda, thank you so much for featuring my Nantucket sign. These are all wonderful signs! i hope to do more soon!!

  10. 10
    Staci at Craftify It ! says:

    I just made a Laundry Sign for my house last week & posted about it HERE:

    http://craftifyit.blogspot.com/2011/03/laundry-sign.html

    And I just came across a cute Fresh Eggs sign today in blogworld, found here:

    http://poppiesatplay.blogspot.com/2011/03/easter-display.html

  11. 11
    Michelle says:

    Wow, I am in great company! Thanks so much for including my "Cuisine" sign! Going to go look around your cute blog now!

  12. 12
    Dawn says:

    Great signs, look forward to seeing yours when it's finished

    Love Dawn xx

  13. 13
    cajungal01 says:

    Hi Amanda! I couldn't find how to email you but wanted you to know that I made a paint chip clock! I linked yours on my blog to give you some kuddos. Just wanted you to know!
    :0)
    ~robin
    cajungal01.blogspot.com

  14. 14
    southernlady64 says:

    I enjoyed your post and I do love old signs. You had some really good ones posted. Such a neat blog and I loved looking around and reading your stuff. Have a great weekend.

  15. 15
    Megan says:

    I want one that says LANDRY for over my washer and dryer. Just saying… :)

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    Carrie @ Dittle Dattle says:

    Thank you for including my movie ticket stub sign. I'm honored and will be grabbing you button for my sidebar. Thanks again.

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    Deeba PAB says:

    You are an INSPIRATION Amanda! These are beautiful!

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