This hand painted wall plaque features the message: "Nothing can happen if not first a dream. ~ Carl Sandburg" It features a shiny purple background. The text is painted in a combination of pink and glittery blue fabric paint. It has been decorated with vines and flowers. The plaque measures 5 1/2 inches tall by 11 inches wide and 3/4 inches thick. The wood is pine. The sides have been routed and there are slots in the back for easy hanging. A clear coat of varnish has been added to protect the painting from damage. This item would make a great gift or a wonderful wall decoration in your home or office!