a wreath for Maisie…


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….



Image 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..

ImageMy favourite altered mirror, with the half of the gorgeous Fornasetti face on my wall.Imagethe shuttered doors looking into the kitchen.  There I hung up my Florida pink flamingo mirror………… and some polka dot curtains..

Imagemy dining room wall, complete with large shabby painted mirror, my egg carton flower round mirror and the Walmart clockoldwhite

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..

xtneThis 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..