Cottage Care

Does your cottage sign need an upgrade?

> > Cottage Care > Does your cottage sign need an upgrade?

Does your cottage sign need an upgrade?

Date: 11/30/2018 | Source: http://cottagelife.com

How is your cottage sign looking these days? If you have one, it's probably time to bring it in for the winter if you haven't already. Winter is  actually a great time to give it a makeover! Cottage Life said, "With just a few simple materials and some basic hand-lettering techniques, cottagers of any age or skill level can paint a new sign for the cottage that the family will be proud to hang." All you need is some scrap wood, sand paper, sealant, tape, and painting supplies! Get creative this winter!

7 steps for upgrading your cottage sign | Cottage Life

Sand rough corners and surfaces, then apply your background colour (one that contrasts with the letters) to all sides, including the back and the edges.Add a drop shadow by drawing 45° lines downwards and off to the side from your letters.

Do you have beech trees? They might be in trouble.

Mature beech trees in Canada are in trouble.  Cottage Life reported, "Beech bark disease isa one-two punch combining an attack...
05/22/2019
Read

Protecting your home or cottage from fires

Did you know? Cottage Life said, "Each year over the last 25, about 7,500 forest fires have raged in Canada. And while...
04/10/2019
Read

Paint projects to tackle this year

A new coat of paint can completely change a space!  Have you ever considered a bright color for your doors...
03/18/2019
Read