Welcome to Barn Owl Primitives

We’re so happy you stopped by our corner of the web. We’re a family-owned, artist-driven shop selling vintage-inspired products, many of them handcrafted and made with love, devotion and a fair bit of coffee-fueled creativity. We also resell home décor that catches our fancy.

We’re particularly proud of our hand-painted wood signs with messages ranging from fun and inspirational to sweet and sassy. We’re always happy to make new friends who are also having a ball marching through this messy, wonderful life.

A Portrait: Barn Owl Primitives

Meet Kristi, the owner/artist who founded BOP and hear her story. How it all began, what motivates her, and get a little sneak-peek behind the design and production process at the "Barn".

Distressed Wood Sign Décor

One of our specialties at Barn Owl Primitives is wood signs with handpainted quotes and sayings. They feature carefully chosen words that bring comfort or lighten the mood or just help us remember to be grateful. You’ll find dozens of choices among our rustic hand-painted wood signs, which make great seasonal gifts or add the final touch when you’re decorating your home.

And yes, we might be a little biased — but a lot of our signs are pretty funny!

We create each one of our signs by hand, which means no two are alike. We delight in experimenting with colors, backgrounds, sizes and other ways to make each sign original and special and oh-so true. We use premium material and skilled artisans to prepare each one individually.

You’ll probably notice a lot of our signs have themes of love, peace and joy. We believe these words matter. Of course, we all have days when we step on Legos in bare feet or feel like we’re in over our heads, but generally we’re pretty grateful for all we have. At Barn Owl Primitives, we cherish the chance to share that good fortune with others through our art. In fact, we like to think of our distressed wood signs as art with heart.

A Word From The Barn...

33 Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts Your Love Will Love

January 14, 2017

33 Unique Valentine's Day Gifts Your Love Will Love

Give the chocolates a rest this year by thinking outside of the heart-shaped box and handing your love something truly one-of-a-kind. Our handcrafted wood signs will sum up your sentiments better than any card at the local drugstore and will have a much more permanent place in your honey's heart and home.

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Gifts for the Creative

December 01, 2016

Gifts for the Creative

Whether it’s for the artist, photographer, writer, or musician in your life, you know the typical present just don’t do. Gift them something as creative and one-of-a-kind as they are when you shop our curated collection of gift ideas for creatives.

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Gifts for the Adventurer

November 29, 2016

Gifts for the Adventurer

BOP’s collection of gifts for travel lovers and adventurous souls include the likes of cool canvas totes to carry on life’s journeys to handcrafted whimsical wooden signs that continue to capture the spirit even when cozied up at home. 

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Home Goods, Totes & Bags and So Much More

Beyond our signs, we also offer a number of other keepsakes for your home. From glass ornament garlands and antique bed/bath products to durable totes and bags with attitude, our keepsakes have both physical and emotional texture.

Oh, and we also sell wine — well, candles made in the bottom of recycled wine bottles. In our book, though, anything related to wine, or coffee, is perfect.

We hope you’ll look around the site and see what we have to offer. Whether you’re shopping for a gift or for yourself, we have keepsakes that will appeal to a wide range of preferences.

We also hope you’ll get in touch. Tell us what you like, what you’d love to see more of or what the best book you read in the last year was. We strive to keep in touch with our customers and learn more about your particular palate. That way, we can offer more of the things you want to see.

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