Hat-Tip Hick-Nod

In Alabama one will be walking along in the neighborhood and a car truck might approach.  As it gets closer, one might realize they know the driver – although it doesn’t really matter – and wave hello.  The man driving the truck will not wave back but will nod a hello – just a slight lowering of the head – a hick-nod.  Don’t be shocked or offended that I wrote that.  I KNOW because I am from there.  I have given and received many a hick-nod.

Moving on. . .
I really like The Land of Nod. (the children’s branch of Crate and Barrel).  Looking through their catalog is like looking through Pottery Barn Kids – sorta.  Thing is – I love it.

This month I was looking through the pages and saw this:

Anything jump off the page at you? Obviously I only scanned the part I wanted to keep – – the prints on the wall.  I think they are adorable.  LON is selling them for $89.00.  Each.
I’ve been at work and here is what I have come up with:
When all is said and done, I’ll have my wall art for 1/8 the price and it will match my bathroom perfectly!! I am so excited.  
So, hat-tip/hick-nod to Land of Nod (Ha! No pun intended) and I’ll show you the results when I have them. . . some day soon .
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6 Responses to Hat-Tip Hick-Nod

  1. Jawan says:

    I like your designs even better, Beck!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Sooo cute! Just don't use them to “replace” the adorable matted pictures you did of the kids. MM

  3. porternews says:

    So cute! Can't wait to see them hanging in your bathroom. Way to see an idea and create your own for SO much less!

  4. Glenda says:

    Becky, your creativity is unending!! Glenda

  5. Kitty says:

    Love those signs! Odd question-how do you keep them from getting ruined w/all the wet and humidity of the bathroom?
    Also loved the “hat tip” section. My mom's from Iowa and their acknowledgement goes like this: two fingers flick up from the steering wheel if you're a stranger, three for everyone else + the occasional nod. My dad and I have yet to figure out why some get the nod and some don't. Personal discretion?


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