The unexpected DIY farmhouse sign

DIY farmhouse sign for above double doors {Heather's Handmade Life}

I’ve made a lot of signs and lettered canvases over the years, but this is the first one I made specifically because I needed to fill a strange chunk of wall. “Functional art,” indeed.

Remember when we extended our dining room hutch? Well, bumping our hutch 20” higher — so it came up almost to the ceiling — looked wonderful, but it did throw off the balance in other parts of the room.

The space between the top of our patio doors and the ceiling had never looked “weird” before, but suddenly it was a gaping hole. The hutch’s height was making the doors feel stunted, so I decided we needed a long white farmhouse-style sign to fill the space. For once, the measurements had to be exact …

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The unexpected DIY farmhouse sign {Heather's Handmade Life}

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