Saturday, August 27, 2011

Don't Pass Them By!

Hard to believe that just this morning, this little charmer...

looked like this...

I want to encourage you to look at these wooden shelves,
baskets, bowls, signs, etc... as diamonds in the rough!

With a little help, they can be turned into such great pieces!
This one had no imperfections, and I immediately
envisioned it with touches of French inspiration!

I whitewashed it, scruffed it up a bit, glued on
the little birdy, and added some goodies!
Easy peasy!!

Not convinced that it is just that easy?
It really is!!

But if you'd rather buy it than try it,
head on over to the shop and grab this
little beauty for yourself!!

Hope you're having a fabulous weekend!

I am making acorns and pumpkins for a shop
in Frisco, Texas called Rustica Designs!

Woohoo!!!  Too much fun!

Have a glorious Sunday!
And remember that a happy heart
is a thankful heart!!



Nancy said...

Cute, Cute, Cute!! How do you White Wash Becky? I have a load of Baskets I want to do. Have a Great Sunday!!


My Sparrows Nest said...

It's great! Your ideas give me pause when I see ugly wooden items in my thrift store. Thanks for inspiring me to look beyond the ugly 80's country pieces that everyone is dumping. They can be re-purposed into something lovely!

Alice said...

so cute, becky, you are so talented and gifted! i love it! have a great weekendd!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I absolutely started looking at wood pieces with a different eye for the past couple of years now, Becky! It's amazing how great they can look with a coat of paint!

Beth.. One Blessed Nana said...

i do this same thing Becky! It's amazing what you can do with a little paint... i love your ideas - you have a very creative eye!

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Becky,

I love the transformation of your lovely wooden holder, and amazing what a lick of white paint can do.
Hope that you are enjoying the weekend


Jane said...

Frisco? That was just around the corner from my home in! It's such a sweet little town. (I'm sure it's grown a lot since I lived there.)

You are such a creative woman. It's wonderful that others are seeing that. I am so happy for your success!!!

Pam@OurAdventuresInHomeImprovement said...

You did a great job Becky! I love how you transformed it.

I hope you're having a great weekend.

Katherines Corner said...

Well done Becky. Yes, trash to treasure a great philosophy. Hugs!

vesna said...

Beautiful art work!!I love it
Beautiful blog.Thank you for visiting

IMPRESSION "ein lebensgefühl-emotion of life said...

Love it!!! That looks great!!!!
You did a great job, Becky!

Nana's Nuggets said...

Hi! Becky, so, so cute!! I've been playing around w/painting! I love it! How do You white wash?..Also the Frisco place is just about an hour or so from me! Beautiful little city! Very upscale. But anyway your talent is a gift!:) Beautiful!! Have a great week, and May the Lord Smile:) down on you!

Petite Michelle Louise said...

well off to the goodwill i go! i see these kinds of pieces everywhere but never envisioned then as lovely as THIS! sigh...(i'm pinning!) :)

Sue said...

So gifted are you, and I know you are enjoying every moment while creating.

Donna said...

What a terrific makeover, Becky! I am always on the hunt for sad or tired looking wood pieces too! What a difference paint makes, and I love the little birdie, too! This will fly out of your shop quickly:)

Amy Kinser said...

My heart is happy for you that you get to make your lovely pumpkins for a shop. Good for you!!!!

Trisha said...

I love what you've done with the shelf. Blessings, have a great week.

Karen said...

Becky, that is just beautiful! You are so creative and have such a good eye for things and their possibilities.
Have a beautiful Monday!

Kasia said...

This is so beautiful! I love the look and I agree, not to hard to make it! :D


Mrs.B said...

Put a bird on it! ;)
I have one I need to do this to, looks great now.

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