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..
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
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
In the late 90’s, I decorated an old set of wood filing drawers that I saw by the curbside and built up a real sweat struggling to get it into my aerostar van. Back then I was obsessed crazy about … Continue reading
After I painted the 4 doors on the second floor, I decided to add a little colour. Yes, I like shabby chic, but these were done with some left over (a paint-by-numbers set) oil paint, and I really had no … Continue reading
Way back in the mid-90s, my very artistic ‘tween’ daughter surprised us all with this mural. She had used many of the materials that had been lurking in the basement ‘workshop’ to create this textured masterpiece. The subjects’ hair … Continue reading