Monday, November 28, 2011

Etsy Christmas!

I wasn't sure if I wanted to show what I listed in my Etsy shop, but I'm so proud of what I created thanks to the kind words and encouragement I received from friends, family and fellow bloggers.  My favorite thing to create are the altered bottles.  For some reason I just love to pick out what I'm going to put on top of the bottle.  There are so many things out there you can use like old and new ornaments, bird houses and bird nests.   The list can go on and on.  What are some of your favorite things to create on the holidays?  

Pink Poinsettia Wall Hanging

French Inspired Heart (Kit from Little Pink Studio)

French Snowman Ornament

French Inspired Lace Tree

Monday, November 21, 2011

Vintage Christmas Botanicals

Hello!  I just love these Christmas botanical's and I just wanted to share them with everyone.  My favorite, of course is the Christmas tree.  Do something crafty with them or frame them! enjoy!

Monday, November 14, 2011

Attacking the Project Box!

Hello!  I wanted to show everyone my first chair project with burlap and my grapevine wreath.  I bought this huge coffee burlap bag in the summer and I've finally put my brave face on and "reupholstered" the seat. I really like how the seat turned out!   Sometimes it take me awhile to try something new, because of my long-standing confidence issues.  How many other bloggers out there struggle with confidence????  The grapevine wreath has been sitting in the basement forever!  All I did was add some burlap, handmade flowers, ribbon and some butterfly's.  What do you fellow bloggers think?  I would love your opinions!  Hugs to all and have a wonderful week!

Friday, November 4, 2011

Shadow Box Done!

Yea!  Another project is done!  I only bought this shadow box from Red Lead Paper Works hmmm two years ago!  I should be working on Christmas projects for my etsy shop, but I'm on a roll of finishing up old projects.  I originally painted the box yellow, but I repainted it with vintage white and added some Tim Holtz stain and a little green paint to it.  The fern in the middle is a Martha Stewart sticker, but the other two ferns are real and sealed with wax.  The fern on the left turned an interesting color when the wax was used.  The only things that were added was the little bird, a butterfly and some flowers.  I love it!  Thanks for looking!