Introducing Knick of Time Vintage Sign Stencils!

Today is such an exciting day for me – it’s like a little dream come true.

Several years ago, I was busy creating signs on a bunch of old windows I had been given, and I mentioned that “someday” I’d love to develop my own line of vintage sign stencils.

Dreaming about something is all well and good, but there comes a point when you need to stop dreaming and just do it. After all, dreams rarely come true without a heaping dose of effort.

antique sign stencil

“Someday” has a way of turning into years, and while I’ve been creating vinyl stencils to use on my own projects all this time, I kept procrastinating about turning my designs into reusable stencils to sell.

But…I kept getting requests from customers who wanted to buy stencils to use on their own projects – not buy a ready-made sign. A few weeks ago, I told another customer that I don’t sell the stencil she wanted, and it occurred to me how ridiculous that was. After all, wasn’t that what I said I dreamed of doing?

I realized it was time to dust off the dream and get to work. I wish I had saved that gal’s email address, because her request was the kick in the behind I needed, and today I’m introducing the first design in my line of vintage sign stencils – “Goodfellow & Co”.

vintage sign stencil

This design is a mix of my own imagination and an antique business card.

I had came up with the Goodfellow and Co. name for a sign in my bathroom, and I had previously used the “fine boots and shoes” image from an antique business card on another sign. I decided to combine the two together for this stencil design.

antique sign stencils

THIS STENCIL CAN BE PURCHASED HERE.

In addition to the vintage style designs, I’m also working on some inspirational stencils, similar to the Amazing Grace and  the Number Our Days signs.

Tomorrow I hope to take photos of the next stencil design I have finished, which I’ll show you later this week, and I have more designs coming soon.  I’m so excited to finally bring this dream to life!

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  1. How exciting for you! Can’t wait to see more!

  2. So happy you are realizing your dream…you are so creative Angie! This is something I will be interested in!

  3. Congratulations and God Bless You on this new endeavor! Woo Hoo!

  4. Congratulations to you on your new business adventure! All the best to you!

  5. Angie, this is just awesome! Good for you! How wonderful you are going for your dreams! Can’t wait to see more!

  6. Congratulations Angie, this is so exciting. Love this stencil!

  7. way to make your dream a reality! i am thrilled for ou!

  8. Congratulations, Angie!

  9. Good for you! That’s awesome. I know what you mean both about “dreams” and about suddenly realizing that for some reason I’m resistant to doing something that customers request (and it’s actually easier than the the thing I AM doing!). Crazy!
    Congrats again. I wish you all the best with this venture and look forward to seeing your designs.
    David

  10. CONGRATS Angie!!!

    Blessings,
    Linda

  11. That is so awesome! Congrats! I look forward to seeing more!

  12. I want!! Your stencil, “teach us to number our days”. When it is ready, i will purchase it! Thank you for pushing ahead on your gifts!!

  13. Will definitely look to purchase some of your stencils. Homerun for sure.

  14. That”s awesome Angie. I look forward to seeing your designs.

  15. I was just searching the internet for a stencil with grain sack lines. I have not found any out there —– just a little suggestion! Have a great day.

  16. Angie, this is very exciting! I know you will do great with your stencils.

  17. Cant wait to see what other designs you offer! do you have a stencil for the “milk and cream” design you have used on other projects?

  18. Brenda Thompson says:

    How exciting. Can’t wait till you do one of the that you did about Cream and had a cow on it! I really do like all the items you make or repurpose. I’m a vintage girl and am working on making my home more vintage. Especially since I’ve inherited quite a bit of my Mom’s things!!

  19. I’m so excited for you (and for me)! I can’t wait to see the other stencils that are coming up. Could you put one for a laundry room on your (my) wish list? 🙂

  20. MANY HAPPY CONGRATULATIONS, ANGIE!!! It is sooooo heartening to read that you are now realising a major dream of yours…surely, if anyone deserves to live their dreams, it is YOU! Well done on all of the hard work that went into this…I hope you reap many rewards for taking this leap! I can’t wait to see where you go from here…I’m excited for you!!! 🙂

  21. Wishing you success!! Congratulations, Angie!

  22. So excited … congratulations on realizing your dream. Wishing you the best.
    Hugs,
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

  23. Congrats on having a dream come true!

  24. Best of luck with your new stencil line!

  25. I’m so excited for you…..plus I, too, can’t wait for a Milk & Cream stencil…..with a cow 🙂 I’ll be patiently waiting and watching….not that I don’t follow EVERY post you offer. Can’t wait! Best of luck, too!

  26. Rita O'Dwyer says:

    GooD for you, Angie! So pleased to hear you are making your dream come true. I’m also anxious to see your milk &ocean sign with the cow. Best of luck.

  27. Congrats!! Can’t wait to see more!

  28. I am so excited for you!! These are gonna sell like hotcakes. You deserve every success they bring too.

  29. Congratulations on your new venture!!! It’s so exciting!!

  30. Good for you, Angie, for following your dream!!!! Your creations will now be multiplied…you will feel a proud mother when you see all the great ways your stencils will be used.

  31. Angie, I’m catching up on my favorite blogs and just read this. How exciting!!! I’m looking forward to your Amazing Grace or any other hymn or scripture stencils. My husband is a worship pastor and signs would make such a great gift for all those in the worship ministry that he works with at our church!

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