Photographers by Day, Rustic Sign Makers by Night

Rustic Farmhouse Style Wood Signs & Portrait Photography

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Farmhouse & Cottage

Here at Pair of Spades we make rustic wood signs that are Farmhouse and Cottage Chic and are: funny, sarcastic, inspirational, hand painted and handmade wood signs from the great state of Texas.  They are the perfect gifts for dog lovers, wine drinkers, whiskey enthusiasts, backyard chicken farmers, tool owners, car lovers, rustic kitchen decor, farmhouse decor, rustic nursery decor, office decor, man cave signs, hunting signs, mother's and father's day gifts, political humor, election gifts as well as playroom and boy or girl bedroom decor.

Rustic Farmhouse


Introducing our newest collection of signs!  The bright and white monochromatic small farmhouse series.  These signs look great on a shelf by themselves or on a wall hung together. 

They feature various farmhouse silhouettes and include a papa bear, mama bear, chicken, cows, and a pig.  We will be adding to this series regularly.  These signs measure 8"x8" and are framed in grey barn wood.

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"Item just as described and arrived super quickly! Thanks!!"

— Etsy Shopper Sarathehipe


Wood Cutout Collection

This collection of signs feature a variety of rustic wood cutouts designed to brighten the walls of your home.  This collection has signs for your kitchen decor, mantle, bookshelves or your walls.  Each item is a unique piece of art made from old barnwood or palletwood.

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Hand Painted Wood Signs

These signs range in size from 7x10", 11"x16", 6"x24" and various others.  This series of signs includes Chicken and Egg Signs, Boy and Girl Room Decor Signs, Wine Lover signs, Dog Lover Signs, Inspirational and Bible Quote Signs, Funny and Sarcastic Signs, Kitchen Decor Signs and more!  All made in the rustic farmhouse and cottage chic style.

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Who are the Pair of Spades?






Wood worker and professional photographer met and joined forces in 2014 and never looked back! We are a blended family. Shad and I met at the very beginning stages of our divorces back in 2014 and we know we were put together so we could make it through that very difficult year. Now that 2014 is over, the future is brighter than it has ever been. We truly are the Brady Bunch, with 3 boys and 3 girls together, we are 2 self employed artists working hard to stay at home with our kids. (NO we don't homeschool. LOL)

Shad has been a woodworker and furniture maker for years, at one point owning his own store front shop in our hometown of Weatherford Texas. He's sarcastic and heck, funny and silly every single day, so making signs that make people smile was a natural avenue he had to pursue.  Shad has sold signs on our Etsy Shop since 2010 and we continue to do so.  We have added this shop to try and get away from the Etsy Seller Fees, and to consolidate all of our services to one page, etc.  If you would like to visit our shop to see our feedback and reviews, we encourage you to do so!  We are very proud of the work that we do, and the quality that we produce, and keeping our customers happy is our number one priority.  You can find our Pair of Spades Etsy shop by clicking here:  Pair Of Spades on Etsy.

Heather has been a professional portrait photographer for 14 years. During the slow seasons I am right by Shad's side in the shop. Designing, painting, sanding and poly-ing everything that moves through there. I also handle the $$ and marketing side of Pair of Spades.  Heather specializes in HDR Real Estate photography, architectural commercial photography, portrait work, child and family photography, seniors, engagements and weddings.  Heather is happy to serve the Fort Worth, Dallas, Weatherford, Texas, Springtown, Azle, Mineral Wells, Granbury, Poolville, Aledo, Hudson Oaks, Willow Park, and all surrounding towns. 

With 6 kids, 3 dogs, 6 cats and 15 chickens, our life is never boring! Thanks to our new chapter in this life, we've never been happier. Thank you for supporting our family and allowing us to do what we love to do, and be home with our kiddos.