Have you seen the EAT sign in Courteney Cox's kitchen on Cougar Town?
I've seen many great versions and wanted to try my own. At first my plan was a mod podge treatment, with either fabric or pretty paper. Here's a great tutorial I found using mod-podge and paper.
After I saw this, I knew I wanted a metal look instead.
Click that link to see how she made that great light. That table? A lamp and an old coffee table. Genius!
Then I saw this amazing kitchen,
That's the name of the blog and what I said when I saw her kitchen!
Subway tile to the ceiling folks! Love. It. I think her letters are the real thing. Mine are paper mache, so I had to go about making them look like zinc.
Here's a great tutorial on recreating Anthroploogie's (very pricey) Zinc letters.
Anthropologie's comparable sized letters are $18.00 a piece. Mine were $2.47 a piece at Hobby Lobby + a little paint I already had.