A Meal Without Wine is Called Breakfast

While wondering around the home decor aisles of Ross one day, I found an eclectic sign with the saying "A Meal Without Wine is Called BREAKFAST"

As a wine lover, I loved the sign and thought it was hilarious. However the one in Ross was very tacky looking and not something I wanted to decorate my kitchen with - so I made my own!


I love how it turned out: classy but funny and with custom colors to match my kitchen!

PS- I loved this sign so much I'm now selling it in my etsy shop!

Here's how I made my version:

I started with an 8x10 canvas I got at Michaels.

I painted it with two coats of craft paint. Best part about crafting - you can customize your crafts to match your room colors :)

While I was waiting for the canvas to dry,  I designed the art for the canvas and cut the design out with my silhouette on vinyl.  I weeded out the letters and just kept the background to be able to stencil with.

After a few sticky failed attempts and grumbling at the thin font of "breakfast" that kept giving me trouble, I finally got the vinyl onto the canvas. Don't forget to bring over the inside parts of the e's and a's etc.

Next I stenciled on the words and art using a gold craft paint.

After I was done stenciling I pulled off the vinyl and....ick! Haha. There was a little bleeding under the vinyl. But not to fear!

I used a tiny paint brush to touch up the paint around the bleeding errors. I don't think it looks half bad anymore :)

I displayed the sign in the kitchen after I made it, and when hubby came home he said "I see you bought a new sign!" and then I was really impressed with myself. I tried to make him guess where I bought it until he gave up and then I told him I got it from my craft room!!
 

 I put the sign in my kitchen in this little display shelf above the sink. For the whole first year we've lived here I did NOT know how to decorate this little space.  I'm so pleased with how it looks now!
I got the little red vases for $6 total at a local boutique and she threw in the candles for free.  The candle holders were recycled from a wedding favor and the flowers were less than 8 bucks from Michaels. Now this little nook is so cheery!


I think every kitchen needs a little quirky saying sign - and this one is perfect for me!

I'll be linking up to these parties:

12 comments

  1. hehehehehe, LOVE!!! btw champagne breakfasts rock!

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  2. ha ha! super cute : ) My husband would love that.

    bisous
    Suzanne

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  3. That is great--you did an awesome job..and the sentiment does make me LOL!

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  4. Cute! I'm dying to make some cute signs but I don't have a machine to cut a stencil - any tips for those of us without the right tools? Thanks!

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  5. 2momma2, you could always try freezer paper stenciling with an exacto knife!

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  6. LOL! Very cute, and very true! :)

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  7. Love this! I will be making one for myself! :)

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  8. My best friend is getting married this fall, and she is a fellow wine lover. I have plans for wine cork décor, and this will go perfectly! Thank you so much for sharing.

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  9. Awesome! I saw this thumbnail and laughed out loud! Cute sign. Custom without the tacky. :)
    Kelly

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