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Fictional Places Garden Sign

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

My husband and I share a lot of the same interests. Obviously we are both interested in building projects and such, but that isn't what I mean this time. We read the same books, play the same games, enjoy the same movies... Everyone has favorites of these things, but for us, many of our favorites are the same. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

We are currently working to redesign a section of our garden (I'll be sure to share the project once the whole thing is done.) Anyhow, we wanted to incorporate a large garden decoration in one section and we came up with a fantastic way to embrace some of the stories that hold a special place in our hearts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

Using the method I detailed in This Post, I created signs for some of our favorite fictional places.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

I am sure you recognize many, or even most of them, but we tried to use some names that are slightly less obvious. For example, rather than simply stating "Narnia", Cair Paravel is the name of the castle the siblings live in once they become the Kings and Queens of Narnia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

 

 

We began by digging a deep hole,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

and securing the limb. We intentionally chose one that wasn't straight.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

Then we got to do the fun part...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

Attaching the the signs!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

There was no real rhyme or reason to the order we chose.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

Each sign was attached with only one screw so that we can adjust the angles if they don't line up well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

 

I absolutely adore the way this sign turned out!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

I think it is even better than I pictured in my head.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

I love that it is large enough to be noticeable,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

yet the colors don't stand out too much against the background of the garden and woods.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

There are a few more signs that we will be adding when I have the time,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

 

and there is enough space that we can add more if we think of something else.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a garden sign for all of your favorite places.

 

 

 

What locations would you include? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a directional garden sign for all of your favorite places!

 

 

 

Here's another pinnable image for you. :-)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want some more fun garden projects?

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