{31 days} joy all year

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~secondhand and created~

These are back at Target…

Lit Vintage Tin "Joy" Sign - Brushed Bronze

This year there is also HOPE, LOVE, a heart and a star.

Last year I bought the JOY…

When I brought it home and opened it I was in love, but I knew it could be better.

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So, I painted it.

Then I hung it on a piece of wood that had been outside since we moved into our house almost 6 years ago. It’s nice and weathered.

I thought I would like the “JOY” to be horizontal, but the letters were taller than the board.

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So, I went vertical.

And, I love it!

It hangs next to our fireplace year round.

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Last year I displayed it in our front entry as a Christmas vignette.

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I also used it in our fall decor.

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Today, I purchased LOVE and the star as they can also be  kept out year round. I hope to paint them and hang them on some more salvaged secondhand wood!

My mother-in-law arrives tomorrow night, so I am hoping that I can get some fun posts up while she is in town, and I might have some extra time for projects like this one!

{FYI…last year a lot of the stores ran out of stock on this item. Best bet is to check online and see if you can do an in-store pick up…they will hold it for you for 2 days!}

home is…{31 days} secondhand and created joy all year.

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7 thoughts on “{31 days} joy all year

  1. lilyblue2014 says:

    This is amazing! I will absolutely be going tomorrow to try and find the “LOVE” sign! What kind of paint did you use? I love the color and the way it was mounted! Such a brilliant DIY! Thanks!

  2. Missy says:

    This is amazing! I bought these letters because I thought they were awesome, but have had the HARDEST time trying to figure out how to use them in my house (which is a 50s ranch, with odd layout). I definitely want to try to do this! Thank you thank you!!

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