Friday, May 27, 2011

I Saw the Sign, Part II

Sign number two on my pre-wedding week to-do list was the photo booth sign. 

Once upon a wedding dream I had a vision of a detailed, scroll-y, old-fashioned, square picture frame painted in a bright, shocking color.  Something like this:



I searched for months for a frame that I could spray paint into my vision, but these frame-sellers knew what they had was precious and priced it accordingly.  I was not going to spend $40 bucks on something I would be shellacking with yellow paint.

Eventually I found this:


It was not scrolled, nor was it square, but it was $3.99 and the most promising prospect I'd seen in a while.  So, I bought it. 

Then I sprayed it,




Then I was ready to get my sign on.  I used leftover invitation card stock to make a background, copied, then doctored some wording from an online source, printed it onto a piece of card stock, got out my handy-dandy paper edge puncher for some extra detailing, and voila!  I had a sign:



Let's see it in action:



The sign did its job, and looked pretty awesome on our photo booth table. Everyone grabbed a mustache, fake lips, glasses, or other photo booth props and got busy taking pictures for our guestbook! I loved it!

2 comments:

  1. Looks like it came out perfect! I am currently obsessed with signs as well!!

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