Property developers often approach us for sets of matching signs to go with a group of properties. This set is going out today to a developer in Jersey:
By the way, these are rather attractive properties although less so for those of us not that interested in living in Jersey.
Winnie the Pooh has got to be one of England’s most popular storybook characters as well as being a personal favourite of mine. We have done quite a few Pooh Bear house signs now. Here is a scene from the hundred-acre woods that I think is really nice:
Of course the thing that makes it great is the fact that it is based on the original artwork by Ernest Shepard rather than the Disney cartoons. (Apologies for the mis-misspelling of ‘Hunny’ on the sides – obviously a bit of a slip-up!)
Recently, a customer requested their house name written in Egyptian hieroglyphics. By making use of an online translator, we were able to write their name correctly. We then added some scarabs and other Egyptian symbols, all carved and gilded. The result was pretty stunning:
We have just published a guide to creating High Density Urethane Signs. It was made mostly for sign makers, but any customers might be interested in seeing the process that went into their sign.
The article has pictures all the way through, so it’s pretty easy to follow. Hope you enjoy it.
The big news is that we now make Slate House Signs! Many people seem to want them, so we have sourced some fantastic quality black slate for the signs:
The signs are 6-8mm thick, and we sand blast the letters into them. We then finish the letters with real gold or palladium. The hand painted artwork looks great on the natural stone.
If you want one – you can buy a slate sign here.
Here is our most popular piece of artwork from last month:
Pheasants seem to be popular on country cottages and look great on dark green or black.