New sign at Junk Store

September 3rd, 2009 in member junk     
Craftyladie Craftyladie, member
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Photo: I've been working about 1 1/2 hours a week at this junk/flea market store in a nearby little town in trade for a small booth there. The owner has a lot of good junk but also has some really cute flip flops, costume jewelry and a lot of bling. I thought she needed some signs to advertise what she has inside. No one would ever guess by all the junk outside. I made the flip flop sign out of blandex, primered then painted it yellow. I painted the straps, added a huge flower and stenciled flip flops on it. She was so surprised when I gave it to her. I also picked up a metal sign on a metal post at an auction for nothing, painted it black, glued some glitter around the edges and wrote 'bling' and 'jewelry' in glitter on it as well. She liked that too. Next I'm going to try to make a gigantic belt with bling to advertise those inside.

Flip flop sign and Bling sign at flea market/junk store.


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, metal, wood, funky, whimsical, fun, paint, business, junk store sign

Comments (9)

suewannabeinkc writes: How do I get there from Olathe?? (I'm guessing 69 or 169 south...) What is the closest larger town? I think a day trip may be in order soon! Thanks!
Joanne Posted: 11:13 am on February 3rd
milkmaid1979 writes: Looks like a really great junk store and what a sweet thing for you to do! Posted: 7:20 pm on September 14th
RustyDiva writes: I love little road side stores! The bling sign would definitely catch my eye ~ great job! Posted: 10:23 am on September 8th
shabbychick writes: Great signs - You can never do too much advertising - and your signs will definitely help!

Good luck with your booth space!

Kathy Posted: 9:48 am on September 8th
suewhitney writes: Nice signs, Craftyladie. I'm sure she appreciates all of your creative effort. I'm digging the junk in the picture too!

Take care,
Sue

Posted: 9:44 am on September 4th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Very creative and how thoughtful of you!
Candy Posted: 8:33 am on September 4th
Christina_S writes: I bet the owner was thrilled with her new signs! Nicely done :) Posted: 12:03 am on September 4th
Craftyladie writes: Thank you! I had so much fun making those signs.
It is a fun little place! So many different kinds of treasures hiding inside! It is located in Tyro, Ks which is southeast Kansas. It's a very little town. As a matter of fact, this store sells pop and sandwhiches and it's the only place in town that does! Posted: 9:33 pm on September 3rd
bensonstreet writes: Nice job! Where is the store? It looks like a fun place! Posted: 9:10 pm on September 3rd
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