30 March 2010

for love of the vintage bus rollsign

come june i will have happily been on the same bus for 15 years. 
i have been loving the vintage bus rollsigns that are seen all over these days.
with them being a bit pricey for my taste,
i decided to create my own.
and at the same time, make it a little more personal.


mr. traybella and i are both from kansas city.
we were married on the greek island of santorini.
i realize that our wedding date isn't a destination, but i wanted some numbers on this roll and like i said, i made this a little more personal.
then we lived in brookside, a cute little neighborhood in kansas city.
moved to dhahran, saudi arabia for 6 years.
and reside now in leawood.
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i love how this turned out.
i created it using my new print shop program.
i think the original font to these bus signs is 'helvetica' but i didn't have that font {and was having trouble finding/downloading one} so i just used one that looked appealing to me. 
then i sent it off to snapfish and had a poster (16x20) made.  easy peasy inexpensive personal ART!

5 comments:

La Dolfina said...

That is incredible and I love how it's so personal!! Great DIY, Bravo!!!

9405018--Pat said...

How cool.....love it..Pat H

cityfarmer said...

you might want to take custom orders ...
WOW, girl!

Fabulously french said...

It looks great, well done.

Leeann

Stephanie Lynn said...

Wow this room is simply stunning! Totally my style. The branch above the bed is so creative - I love the simplicity of it. The burlap pillows are TDF! You did a fabulous job on this room!

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