The warm cachet of wood is even more evident when recycled cedar is used to create a new product. We designed the Lucky Stars sign to be eco-friendly by re-purposing cedar pickets. Additionally, an appealing benefit of using older, recycled wood is that it has already completely dried. For this reason, there is little chance of warping or movement as with new wood. A simple, periodic application of linseed oil will maintain the finished product for decades.
Designing the Lucky Stars cabin sign
We designed the Lucky Stars sign for the owners of an Estes Park Airbnb. They loved the idea and beauty of the recycled cedar pickets. The design is simple, with a custom-cut, 16″ x 24″ recycled wood panel and hand-painted graphics. We’ve shown the entire process, from start to finish, below.
Side Note: We think the name, Lucky Stars, is especially appropriate. Anyone who’s spent time in Colorado’s high country has seen the state’s dramatic night skies. And, with the Continental Divide as a backdrop, you can bet your “lucky stars” you won’t forget the experience!
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