Measure Twice....


Measure Twice rang through my head...

You know when something just does NOT add up.


I received an order for a sign 36" square.
A first for me.

Not hard right?....well

Picture above is the correct size.

Picture below is the result of a miscalculation...ha!


The black boards were my first cut.

They just didn't measure up...  :/



This is more like it :)


Mrs. Mary, as bad as I wanted to keep them...

I sent them on their way.

Just the right size ;)

So what did I do with the boo boo's?

I made these!


They look pretty neat next to my bed
but
unfortunately they are not the right color.

I'm selling the set for $40.00
let me know if you're interested :)

ps... sorry for so many "wooden" post
but it has kind of consumed my world at the moment.

xoxox susie~

9 comments:

  1. I just love your signs! I am so glad you share them!! And, I am super impressed with the way you turned the mistakes into something beautiful, too.

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  2. Susie,

    I love your signs.
    Thank you for sharing both your oops and your success!
    Cherie

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  3. Don't be sorry! I love seeing your signs. They're very inspirational :)

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  4. No need to apologize. I love your wooden sign posts. You are so talented. :)

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  5. Never apologize for something so cool and so beautifully done - I think your signs are great, inspiring actually!
    Sharon
    My French Country Home

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  6. I love your signs. And you sure made lemonade out of the lemons with that new sign set. I want it! I just don't think I can afford to get it shipped to AK. Darn shipping costs.

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  7. Your mistake sign . . . may be my favorite sign you have made yet.

    My dad was a carpenter and then a preacher . . . he was a fan of measure twice.

    Fondly,
    Glenda

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  8. I love your 'wooden' posts! I like wood better than shoes, shhh!

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  9. Great post!!! Maybe secretly....you measured wrong so you could make those little beauties for yourself!!!! Love them!

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