Tuesday, July 3, 2012

New In The Shop

I wanted to share with you a few makeovers.  If you remember, I had a banner day at Goodwill a few weeks ago.  One of the things I found was this cheese dome.

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And this frame, among other things.

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I wanted to show you their makeover here, because once they go into my Etsy, no one gets to see them.  Here is the cheese dome made over.

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The frame was reincarnated into a magnetic memo board.  Since it is a 5 x 7 it is the perfect size for a desk, counter or table top display.  I love the idea of using it in a home office or craft room. 

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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Provence with clear and dark waxes, with a French document paper, topped off with a crown!  Comes with the three magnets pictured.

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In addition to these makeovers, I also made a few tea towels to use up some leftover ruffle I had.

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These two made it to the Etsy shop.  This one below did not.  I was very disappointed.  As you can see, the transfer did not come out very clear on the lettering.  I just figured “Oh well, I can keep this one”, although I will try the image again for Halloween items.   

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Then I thought that if anyone was interested, I would offer a good deal on it {$5.00, plus $2.00 shipping}.   It is 13 x 31 1/2 in., including the ruffle.  This will not be going into my Etsy, so if anyone is interested please email me.  Otherwise, I just got a new Halloween decoration!

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I also always add a wide assortment of tags ~ from birds to florals to a variety of French documents.   These are great for so many things.  For scrapping, as a bookmark, in place of a tassel, hanging off just about anything, and as gift tags.   Everything in my Etsy is 30% off until July 15th!

 

16 comments:

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Flea Market Makeovers said...

Great makeovers Kathy! Love the frame.

Jane said...

Very pretty makeovers. Love the colors you used!
Happy 4th.
Jane

Okio B Designs said...

Love the frame makeover! Too bad about the towel. It doesn't look that bad but I understand about not adding it to your shop. I would just keep it. It looks sweet for Halloween.

Jeanine

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi Kathy, The tea towels are so cute and I love the frames. Have a wonderful 4th of July.

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Cute! Love those tea towels! Happy 4th!...hugs...Debbie

Little Miss Maggie said...

Great makeovers, Kathy. I love that image with the crown and the wreath. Your fancy little cloche turned out great too.

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

I see you're busy too, Kathy. Let's get those shops filled up. I love your makeovers.

Michele Smith said...

Cute! Love the spider towel.

Jamie said...

Kathy, You're so talented! All of your projects turned out so cute! I love the cheese dome! The towels and tags too. That magnetic board is very cool! Have a wonderful holiday. ~ Jamie

Zuni, Chickadee Home Nest said...

You must not sleep, Kathy! Everything you create is beautiful and has a love look to it. I've been meaning to tell you I received my bunny hang tags, and they are SOOOOO DARLING!! I'm anxious to use them, and then again, I don't want to give them away. :) Some with American flags would be reaaly great for this time of year; do you happen to have any? Great creations, Kathy! ~Zuni

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

Your tea towels are darling...nice post featuring your Etsy shop. Best of luck with your sales!

NanaDiana said...

What cute, cute makeovers and I LOVE your towels- xo Diana

Kelly said...

You are so talented to be able to make all of those cute things! I really love the transformation of the cheese dome and picture frame. Your tea towels are so cute too. I'll go check out your Etsy shop since you're having a sale.

Sue said...

The memo board is a really fun creation, Kathy! And of course, I love the color. Trying to stay cool- have been outside picking up debris from the storm. It is HOT!!! I don't want to go back outside.....
:-) Sue

Debbiedoo's said...

Oh how pretty Kathy..you know I love the colors!

Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

Beautiful makeovers Kathy! Those tea towels with the little ruffle on the bottom are just darling! You have so much creative talent....sewing, painting, decorating! Angie xo

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