One of the signs above is a knock off. Can you guess which one?? Amy, who is the knock-off-er, didn’t know what the sign said, but she knew she loved it as soon as she saw it in a Pottery Barn catalog. So, she whipped out an overhead projector to make the twin.
Jenny over at Junk Market Style collected 12 rusty, old tin Canada Dry signs, cut them up with a tin snips and then drilled tiny holes into their edges. Using blue tacks, she fastened them to a 3′square board, which she had painted black. The effect is a cool piece of art. Not into rusty old signs? How about cutting up your favorite soft drink (or beer) cans and using them? (Aluminum cans these days can be cut with a scissors.) You can read more about the project by following this link.
As it turns out, the circular peace sign, one of the most recognizable images of the 20th century, was an intentional design attempting to feature the letters N and D– Nuclear Disarmament.
Wikipedia states: “This forked symbol was designed for the Direct Action Committee Against Nuclear War (DAC) and was adopted as its badge by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) in Britain, and originally was used by the British nuclear disarmament movement. Continue Reading