My first grandchild was born on February 9th this year …. so I at least had begun a bright pink (yes we all knew she was a girl) wreath made from 3 $Dollerama feather boas wrapped around an old wooden wreath and secured with hot glue.
I finally finished it off with some foam letters, pink hearts and a few pink chicks, which are blindingly overtaken by the brightness of the pink feathers… the black dots are the chicks’ eyes ………. maybe I’ll try adding a contrasting colour of chicks one day….
painted this old set of shelves shabbily white. Brought this old window frame from the garage when the sale was signed up. More white and some kitsch..
My favourite altered mirror, with the half of the gorgeous Fornasetti face on my wall.the shuttered doors looking into the kitchen. There I hung up my Florida pink flamingo mirror………… and some polka dot curtains..
my dining room wall, complete with large shabby painted mirror, my egg carton flower round mirror and the Walmart clock
On top of the first bookshelves, I affixed a scrappy old wood shelf, and the old window from the old house, and added some vintage bitz and pieces. I painted the ordinary glass vases shabby white, and made modpodged a lovely full moon which is peeking behind the old window..
This bookshelf is in my minute living room. I shabbied up an dark wood set of shelves, polka dot gift paper mod podged to the back of the shelf, some family pix and an old frame and wooden carved boat scene, both shabbily painted..
a music page wreath, an altered clock (inspired by ——————), a $7 full-length, Walmart mirror with white painted wood added to frame and a mirror (from the mid-seventies) that lost it’s frame ~ redone..
…. and crafts like colouring a glass jar with modpodge and food colouring, sticking a $store plastic figurine on the lid of a container (in this case a face cream glass jar from Costco) and spray painting it… cute kitschy … Continue reading →
My eldest son got married July 26th. I have known his beautiful bride for 10 years now. For her wedding shower, I made her this card (and a bridal wreath that was an epic FAIL!!!). I found a nice photo … Continue reading →
I had to try the elastic bands stetched around the glass jars and spray painted. Not the greatest, but interestingly enough I had just bought this lovely pitcher from GW and the greens matched. I think the green glass is … Continue reading →
Last year I had a hip replacement and was away from my house for 3 weeks or so. My 2 youngest sons, in their early 20’s and both uni students, had the run of the house. The only thing that … Continue reading →