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Browsing Archive: November, 2012

Time to make the (RV) maps...

Posted by Mark I on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, In : More about Us 

Balancing the first batch of maps headed for the Post Office. Today we're shipping a map to Alaska, which means that we have now shipped our RV Maps to every state in the US.


It's what we get for leaving town... A couple of dozen maps were ordered and the RV owners are ready for them to arrive!

Usually we send RV maps out within a day or two of the order, so it's strange to have so many in hand on the way to the Post Office. With Christmas around the corner, map purchases will pick up and I may...
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A quick real estate FACELIFT

Posted by Mark I on Thursday, November 15, 2012, In : Project Showcase 



BEFORE (above)          
                                                        AFTER (below)




"Quick" in that the agent said to go ahead yesterday, and today the changes were installed.

You'll recognize this sign if you've driven by it... very colorful.

After today, it's not as colorful as it once was, but a little woods-ier, and a better fit to the project- "Luxury Cabins".

This project is located on the Spur (Colo Hwy 66) and has great exposure, so this sign change will be well noticed, and w...
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A House Sign; A gift idea for the family who has everything...

Posted by Mark I on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, In : Project Showcase 
It's the time of year that we usually see a few house signs that are intended to be a special gift, which works great if you don't wait until the last minute!

This week we installed a house sign (that wasn't a gift) on a home that has been undergoing some fall projects, and we tend to think the sign is the icing on the cake. Sandblasted signs are pretty timeless, and in this case fit perfectly with the field stone and wood siding that had been freshly painted.





The numbers are readable (and ref...
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Signs of Life, Inc   Estes Park, Colorado   (970) 586-6995 

... meet the signmaker


Mark Igel It all started in 1992, I was working full time as a Paramedic and made a few signs on the side. The word got out, so I made a few more... People will pay me to make signs? I was in! This business is an exciting creative outlet that has allowed me to use cutting edge technology and release the ideas from inside my head- while offering effective signs to our customers. Today alongside my wife Kelly, we're doing our best to raise 7 children from 8-17 years old. I continue to volunteer with the Fire District, and enjoy Scouts with our sons.