Designing With Street Signs

Designing with Street Signs, door

Sometimes things turn out better than you expect – I was beginning to wonder what the heck I was going to do with the $60 worth of street signs I had piled in the basement. Turns out they don’t work so well for magnetic boards – since they aren’t magnetic. “What now?” we asked ourselves, (I wasn’t the only one with a basement stash of them). We decided to experiment by making a street-sign-collage-clad door for access to my attic. The location is basically out of sight in the house – you know – just in case it didn’t work out so well…We started with the the giant hole in the wall which had been covered by 2 planks all winter (bye bye heating $$) –

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Solar Panels Used as Awning

Modern design in South Park (yep, THAT South Park)

A fantastic way to incorporate solar panels into your design! It’s not a roof with solar panels attached, it’s the panels doing double duty as both roof/awning and solar collector. You could easily add a simple gutter to direct rain to your rain garden :)