Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Chippy, Chunky Wood Delights!



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for lovers of all things white!!!

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I recently scored some fabulous little wood chunks
that were salvaged from a Coast Guard cottage along
the Massachusetts shoreline.

I was in heaven when they arrived, and couldn't
wait to make something with them!

The paint is the palest of buttercreams and is
just delicious with all of it's chippy shabbiness!!


This wee piece is full of vintage charm!
It includes silk sari ribbon, a vintage pearl bauble, 100 yo
eyelet salvaged from an antique lamps shade, a MOP button, and
an awesome little escutcheon from The Petite Market on Etsy!
She is a fantastic seller and has all kinds of goodies!

You almost can't mess up when you're working
with such a wonderful little piece of history!! 






This is the second one I made.  A vintage earring, and vintage barrette
piece set it off with some sparkle and "shine"!  The trim is
from the same 100 yo lampshade fabric, and the bow
is some sweet old cotton lace.
It will get either a wire hanger or a silk sari ribbon hanger.

Thank you for stopping by!
Hope you enjoyed your visit!
Have a delightful White Wednesday!!

Hugs,





15 comments:

Abby's Paperie Garden said...

Oh my goodness these are so beautiful, dreamy and down right beautiful!

xo,

Abby

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Oh Becky, these are so pretty. You gave these salvaged pieces a beautiful new life.

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Beautiful! I just emailed you, the shop is called French Nest, your Etsy shop is wonderful!

Carol

Donna said...

What a fun project! The vintage wood is absolutely shabbylicious! And the embellishments you added are perfection! Love them!!!!!

Tami said...

How adorable...loving the keyhole!

Hugs,
Tami

Jane said...

I think I want to spend a day with you in your workshop. You have such a creative mind. Your treasures never cease to amaze me...
Hugs,
J

Trisha said...

Becky, you are so creative and inspiring. I love what you've done with these cast away items. Blessings.

Kelly_Deal said...

How pretty! I have a couple of pieces of old wood that are waiting to be altered. Thanks for the inspiration!
Kelly

Elena said...

Those are beautiful! You did a great job!

Christine Krauss said...

Fabulous Becky! Just completely fabulous! Love these! :0))))))) xxx

Elizabeth and Gary said...

Hi Becky,
Your creative mind is always at work...they are so pretty I love the worn wood.
Have a sweet day and hugs, Elizabeth

The Cranky Queen said...

Love them both...but if I had to choose, my fav is the one with the key hole. Great stuff! Tiff

Heaven's Walk said...

So sweet, Becky! You are so creative, girlie! :)

xoxo laurie

Carol said...

Becky...they are just beautiful~

Faye said...

They are beautiful Becky! You are so creative!

Hugs,
Faye

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