Heartfelt By Donna

Heartfelt By Donna Whether you're looking for personalized handmade gifts for a birthday, anniversary or a wedding, you If you're looking for personalized handcrafted gifts for a birthday, anniversary, wedding, teacher appreciation or even a little something for yourself, you've come to the right place.

Take a look around. Let me know if you find anything you'd like made for you. I have many fonts to choose from and if your gift is made with vinyl there are a number of colors as well.

Operating as usual

This just says it all. However, I will savor every last warm summer-type day we are blessed with 💛🧡
09/24/2021

This just says it all. However, I will savor every last warm summer-type day we are blessed with 💛🧡

This just says it all. However, I will savor every last warm summer-type day we are blessed with 💛🧡

09/22/2021

I really need to get to work packing orders and finishing fall signs….BUT, how cute is this guy? I just love him 💛

09/08/2021

I finally added the new fall collection to my Etsy shop. A big thank you to everyone who has ordered one 💛

I’ve been working on new Christmas ornaments that I’ll share here soon….now onto creating Christmas/Winter door hangers!

Oh my goodness, I’m posting two days in a row! I just wanted to share what I’ve been working on. None of these are finis...
08/27/2021

Oh my goodness, I’m posting two days in a row! I just wanted to share what I’ve been working on. None of these are finished, still waiting for the stains to completely dry so that I can put outdoor poly on them and once that’s dry I can put every piece in place and secure it with 3m adhesive. I’ll then be able to attach any bows and of course the leather hanging straps.

I haven’t figured out which color to paint “hello” either…I thought about blue but I like just that one blue piece. They are all 3D but three of them take so much more wood than the first pic which makes it so difficult for me to price out.

My cousin Kelly asked me about making the
Welc🎃me sign. Rather than using the middle wood piece that I painted a buttermilk color, I may just paint a section directly on the base round using off white and make it wider.

I sure hope you like my newest creations. Enjoy you weekend friends, make great memories 💛

Hi friends, I’m hoping you can help me out with colors. I thought I would like the green color but now I’m not sure abou...
08/26/2021

Hi friends, I’m hoping you can help me out with colors. I thought I would like the green color but now I’m not sure about it. I still don’t know what color I should paint the bottom section either.

I could repaint the middle section dark brown and stain the bottom section a honey color.

What do you think? I’ve got three new fall door hangers to paint today but I’m stuck on the colors for this one! 💛

Hi friends, I’m hoping you can help me out with colors. I thought I would like the green color but now I’m not sure about it. I still don’t know what color I should paint the bottom section either.

I could repaint the middle section dark brown and stain the bottom section a honey color.

What do you think? I’ve got three new fall door hangers to paint today but I’m stuck on the colors for this one! 💛

I’m humbled by your support of my small business. A huge thank you to each and every one of you for your kind words, gen...
08/16/2021

I’m humbled by your support of my small business. A huge thank you to each and every one of you for your kind words, generosity of spirit, and purchases.

I never dreamed that my small shop would be blessed to have reached 4,000 sales. As I turned 69 in July, I wondered if my body was capable of continuing. However, seeing this makes me want to keep creating.

My heartfelt appreciation and love,
Donna

I’m humbled by your support of my small business. A huge thank you to each and every one of you for your kind words, generosity of spirit, and purchases.

I never dreamed that my small shop would be blessed to have reached 4,000 sales. As I turned 69 in July, I wondered if my body was capable of continuing. However, seeing this makes me want to keep creating.

My heartfelt appreciation and love,
Donna

With temps in the mid 90's it's been difficult to think about fall. Better late than never, here's the next fall sign to...
08/13/2021

With temps in the mid 90's it's been difficult to think about fall. Better late than never, here's the next fall sign to be listed in the shop. Next up pumpkins!

With temps in the mid 90's it's been difficult to think about fall. Better late than never, here's the next fall sign to be listed in the shop. Next up pumpkins!

Hello friends,I was hoping I wouldn’t need to post this to my business page, that it was settled with the closing of the...
07/17/2021

Hello friends,

I was hoping I wouldn’t need to post this to my business page, that it was settled with the closing of the other shop…..but it appears that some who purchased from this shop thinking it was mine, have either never received their item or they received a very bad replica.

I’ve received messages from two individuals today, one never received her item, the other received something that resembled my sign, but appears to be made with stickers and it does not have my signature colorful, funky bow.

I am heartbroken that anyone would take advantage of unsuspecting individuals by attempting to sell their work by using my Etsy pictures and listing descriptions.

Please be assured that if you buy something from my Etsy shop you will receive a product that is made by me, comes as pictured, unless it has distressing which can vary from each piece of wood. I have worked hard to create items that I am proud to offer on Etsy, so this has been devastating for me.

Thank you for reading through this, I know it’s lengthy. I am working with the two who reached out to me today to see what might be able to be done to recoup their funds. 💛

Yesterday was my baby boy’s 40th birthday. I wanted to share with you a few of the treats I made him 💛
06/28/2021

Yesterday was my baby boy’s 40th birthday. I wanted to share with you a few of the treats I made him 💛

I sure wish it was as easy to paint these rounds as it is to sand them....You see what I have in store today! Happy Thur...
05/20/2021

I sure wish it was as easy to paint these rounds as it is to sand them....You see what I have in store today! Happy Thursday everyone 💛

I sure wish it was as easy to paint these rounds as it is to sand them....You see what I have in store today! Happy Thursday everyone 💛

I’m so sorry that it’s taken me a long to post again. I’m not very good with social media to begin with, but when I noti...
04/12/2021

I’m so sorry that it’s taken me a long to post again. I’m not very good with social media to begin with, but when I noticed that FB wasn’t sharing my posts I just stopped posting 😢

I hope spring has sprung for you, and the weather is warming up. Lots of spring and summer signs being shipped almost daily...this sign was originally made to say “life is better at the beach”, then I received a request for the lake, and now “by the pool.” I just love the bright colors, they make me smile 💛

Enjoy your week, I hope to post a bit more regularly 💛

I’m so sorry that it’s taken me a long to post again. I’m not very good with social media to begin with, but when I noticed that FB wasn’t sharing my posts I just stopped posting 😢

I hope spring has sprung for you, and the weather is warming up. Lots of spring and summer signs being shipped almost daily...this sign was originally made to say “life is better at the beach”, then I received a request for the lake, and now “by the pool.” I just love the bright colors, they make me smile 💛

Enjoy your week, I hope to post a bit more regularly 💛

10/31/2020

Another fun ornament for 2020! All ornaments are on sale this week....for those who are local and would like to avoid paying shipping, please send me a message for the code to use in the shop. 💛

Still working on a few more rustic, woodland ornaments, but I wanted to show you those I’ve finished up. They are just a...
10/25/2020

Still working on a few more rustic, woodland ornaments, but I wanted to show you those I’ve finished up.

They are just adorable! Four layers of maple, walnut and cherry, with your personalized message engraved on the front piece. I will work on finishing the fox, squirrel, wolf, owl, and Big Foot styles when we get home next week. Just couldn’t wait to share them! 💛

10/16/2020

Now that I’m feeling better I decided to get back to making Christmas ornaments. This one has quickly become a favorite of mine for so many reasons. Available in my Etsy shop 💛

Oh my, where has the time gone? Once again, I forgot to post pics of the finished signs! I had the idea last Christmas t...
10/15/2020

Oh my, where has the time gone? Once again, I forgot to post pics of the finished signs!

I had the idea last Christmas that I wanted something with a bit more “reason for the season” design and decided on these. Perfect additions to the shop and our home 💛

I’ve had a vision in my head for over a year. I’m just about finished with it and will post the final pics next week. My...
09/23/2020

I’ve had a vision in my head for over a year. I’m just about finished with it and will post the final pics next week. My biggest issue has been finding the perfect ribbon....I’ve searched online and in the stores without much luck. Fingers crossed that I can find something I love 💛

Happy September and Labor Day all! I hope you’ve taken some time to regroup and relax before all the fall fun begins.As ...
09/07/2020

Happy September and Labor Day all! I hope you’ve taken some time to regroup and relax before all the fall fun begins.

As you all know, I’m not good posting to social media, which may be a good thing, but I did, however, want to take a few moments to thank you for your support of my small business. I reached the magical number of 3,000 sales on Etsy last night, and I can’t thank you enough for trusting in me to make something special for you!

I was going to retire once I made 3,000 sales but I still feel I have more energy to keep going for awhile longer 😊 I do wish I knew exactly how many signs I’ve made, given as gifts, donated to charities and sold on Etsy. For example, someone ordered 12 of the same item on Saturday but Etsy counted it as one sale. Maybe when I do retire I’ll figure it out!

Thank you again, from the bottom of my heart for your love and support. Blessings to each of you always 💛

It’s been forever since I posted. The past few months have been crazy busy. It was pleasantly difficult to keep up some ...
06/27/2020

It’s been forever since I posted. The past few months have been crazy busy. It was pleasantly difficult to keep up some days. Not only were the personalized beach signs, kids artwork displays, farmhouse and even Christmas signs selling like hot cakes, but I’ve painted and shipped well over 150 “hello summer” popsicle signs!

Yesterday I decided to design something a bit different, but I need your help. What color do you think I should paint the lettering? Hubby is a huge blue fan, but I’m not sure. Any ideas?

Thank you for any help you can offer. Enjoy your weekend friends 💛

As I sit here listening to the hum of my laser, and being very grateful that I was able to fix it, I was thinking that I...
04/18/2020

As I sit here listening to the hum of my laser, and being very grateful that I was able to fix it, I was thinking that I haven’t posted in awhile.

Our lives and our world have certainly been tested during these trying and uncertain times. I pray that each of you and your families are well and looking forward to brighter days ahead.

As for me, my hands are a mess, but I am blessed to have work. My short hair is unruly, but I still wash it every day and have taken to wearing a headband. I’m able to cut hubby’s hair which is a plus. We miss being able to hug the kids and grands. Seeing them on Zoom or FaceTime isn’t quite the same. But so many have it much worse and I won’t complain about our situation, ever.

I just keep thinking about how good it will feel to go back to some sort of normalcy and be able to touch those we love 💛 To celebrate the birthdays we’ve missed, Easter, an anniversary and the upcoming birth of our 10th grand.

Here’s to brighter days for all of us...to visiting with friends and family, having our smiles be seen without a mask, enjoying sports, going to church, feeling safe.

Stay well my friends 💛

I hope everyone is well and practicing social distancing during these trying and difficult times. For myself, my back is...
03/28/2020

I hope everyone is well and practicing social distancing during these trying and difficult times.

For myself, my back issues flared up two weeks ago. I was so blessed that I was able to have a virtual visit with my doctor. I was finally able to start stretching and strengthening exercises two days ago. As a three time graduate of lower back PT, I knew which exercises to do!

I wanted to share these beauties that will be adorning new bedrooms for the girls. Before my back decided to do its own thing, I was playing around with painting the Sola wood flowers. I just love the idea that the flowers can be painted any colors. Now that I’m on the road to having a more stable back, I can play with the airbrush and spray paint tent I purchased!

Always look for the silver lining, even during these uncertain times they can be found 💛

Happy weekend! Bunnies, jonquils, sunshine, and Daylight Saving Time must mean that Spring isn’t far off. This colorful ...
03/07/2020

Happy weekend! Bunnies, jonquils, sunshine, and Daylight Saving Time must mean that Spring isn’t far off.

This colorful hopping bunny will be listed this week. I’m more than happy to pack away the winter blues until later in the year. How about you? 💛

I wanted to post a new bunny sign yesterday but it was just too overcast to take a good picture....I’ll try again tomorr...
03/04/2020

I wanted to post a new bunny sign yesterday but it was just too overcast to take a good picture....I’ll try again tomorrow.

I’ve been playing with the Sola wood flowers that arrived last week, and I finally achieved a few of the colors I was hoping for. I haven’t glued anything g down yet since I can’t seem to decide in the font combinations that I like best. It may be better to have clients choose what they like.

I just love the teal blue color of this sign and the engraved makes it look even more rustic. Before I glue everything, I may swap out the blue flowers for a yellow. What are your thoughts? 💛

Two days in a row posting....what’s up with me! I’m excited to show you another sweet door hanger to welcome your family...
03/02/2020

Two days in a row posting....what’s up with me! I’m excited to show you another sweet door hanger to welcome your family and guests. You can order it without flowers or with the hand dyed Sola wood flowers 🌸

I’ll be having fun later today painting more types of flowers as well as different colors 🌈

Happy March everyone! It’s cold and less windy today, but I’m thinking ahead to warmer weather and sunshine filled days....
03/01/2020

Happy March everyone! It’s cold and less windy today, but I’m thinking ahead to warmer weather and sunshine filled days.

I’m still working on biz taxes but have had some time for a few new creations. Here’s a couple pics of the personalized bunny door hanger that I’ll be listing in the shop this week. The bunny can be made in most any colors too, it’s up to your imagination!

Be on the lookout for a few more door hangers this week. Happy Sunday 💛🐰💛🐰💛🐰

I wanted to make a nursery sign as a gift. I asked the new mom to send me a picture of Conner’s room, an under sea theme...
02/13/2020

I wanted to make a nursery sign as a gift. I asked the new mom to send me a picture of Conner’s room, an under sea theme in shades of grays, with sweet drawings of an octopus, turtles, and a whale. I love how it turned out, and hope that when Conner is a bit older he’ll love it too! 💙

Still debating whether or not to list these wooden postcards. I think they make such a sweet keepsake for Valentine’s Da...
01/20/2020

Still debating whether or not to list these wooden postcards. I think they make such a sweet keepsake for Valentine’s Day or a special just because 💛

Where has the time gone? When we got back from our cruise I hit the ground running creating orders and didn’t stop until...
01/07/2020

Where has the time gone? When we got back from our cruise I hit the ground running creating orders and didn’t stop until a few days before Christmas.

I left myself such a small window to make gifts for family that I forgot to take pics of most of them. Here are a few, some taken in my laser studio which has since been cleaned up!

Happiest New Year wishes, may 2020 bring you joy, amazing adventures and an abundance of blessings 💛

https://www.etsy.com/listing/757110493It's been forever since I've been able to post. Between our vacation this month an...
11/27/2019
Personalized Christmas Gift - Farmhouse Christmas Sign - Red Truck Wood Round- Rustic Christmas Sign - Merry Christmas Decor - Door Decor

https://www.etsy.com/listing/757110493
It's been forever since I've been able to post. Between our vacation this month and coming home to an incredible number of orders, I haven't had time to do much else.

I'm finally able to post a new listing, just in the nick of time for Christmas. For those who know me, it's a 3D sign with my favorite little red truck.

Happy Thanksgiving wishes to you and your families, may we all take time to be in the moment with those we love and care about.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Orders must be place by December 1, 2019 for Christmas delivery. Due to the holiday rush, processing time has been extended to 2-3 weeks. Thank you for understanding. Happy holidays are in store! This handcrafted 3D Christmas wooden sign is the right amount of cheer for your

I made this one for our grandson William, and after last nights big Nats game it holds true for baseball players of all ...
10/10/2019

I made this one for our grandson William, and after last nights big Nats game it holds true for baseball players of all ages! ❤️⚾️💙

My allergies have gotten the best of me the past several days. I’ve been trying to lay low and do just the basics this w...
10/01/2019

My allergies have gotten the best of me the past several days. I’ve been trying to lay low and do just the basics this week, but with a one and out play-off game tonight, I knew I had to finish these for a very special client. I hope she loves them as much as I do 💛

It may be the first day of fall, but some of my clients want summer memories to last forever!
09/23/2019

It may be the first day of fall, but some of my clients want summer memories to last forever!

Our “Christmas in Heaven” sign has been taken up a notch! The lettering is now lightly engraved after it’s been painted ...
09/20/2019

Our “Christmas in Heaven” sign has been taken up a notch! The lettering is now lightly engraved after it’s been painted and distressed. After the engraving magic, there’s still more to do...putting it together of course!

It’s been necessary to change the processing time to 2-3 weeks due to its popularity. There is so much that goes into making this beauty, starting with wood selection, cutting, sanding, two step painting and then the engraving, all before the finishing touches begin. Each one is made with love 💛

Finished these two beauties today...I’ll be offering the new fonts and the black frame to our already popular, personali...
09/18/2019

Finished these two beauties today...I’ll be offering the new fonts and the black frame to our already popular, personalized wedding signs 💛

I just love that I can engrave now....this is my first attempt at engraving a bamboo cutting board. There is some darkne...
09/17/2019

I just love that I can engrave now....this is my first attempt at engraving a bamboo cutting board. There is some darkness which is due to the grain, but I just love it! 💛 I hope my sweet sis-in-law doesn’t mind that I’m sharing her recipe....it’s the best peanut brittle ever 💛 These will make amazing holiday gifts!

I’m thrilled to announce that I decided to purchase a laser cutter. I thought about it for such a long time, there’s so ...
09/13/2019

I’m thrilled to announce that I decided to purchase a laser cutter. I thought about it for such a long time, there’s so much I want to learn, but my age held me back. Hubby and I talked about it and then I suddenly thought, “if not now, when?”

I may be late to the party creating dimensional signs, but I showed up! I’m excited to learn so much more 💛

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