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I needed one last piece in the corner where my new mini bookshelf went in the guest room to kind of tie it all together and balance the long skinny shelf.   I made a sign which reads “The ornament of a house is the guests who frequent it.”   It is a quote I tweaked a little (changed friends to guests) from Ralph Waldo Emerson and I made it into a free guest room art 8” x10” printable in several colors for you (see below).

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Silhouette machine


transfer paper

Krylon Spray paint in Coral Isle


stick pin

2 screws and some wire to create a hangar on the back

1. I cut a board to the size I wanted and then I put two coats of primer on it.

2. I used 2 Peas Tubby and Channel for my fonts and then designed the layout in my Silhouette studio program.

3. I cut it out with my Silhouette SD onto contact paper and used transfer paper to align my letters onto my cut MDF board.


5. Then I sprayed a light coat of primer over my letters just so that I would get less bleed when I went to spray the coral spray paint on it.


6. Once dry I sprayed the Coral Isle spray paint over that giving it two light coats a couple of minutes apart.


7. Once that was dry I took a stick pin and slowly peeled my vinyl away to reveal the white primer underneath.


Then I attached wire and 2 screws on the back to create and hangar and hung it on the wall.


guest room art


I created a free 8″ x 10″ printable for you in several colors.  Let me know if you need a different size or color.  Click on the color you would like to be taken directly to the download page.






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