Thursday, September 13, 2012

French Address Mail Holder

The mail holder that I picked up at the local antique mart has had its makeover. 

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I was going to use Old White chalk paint but it was very difficult to get my hand and a brush down into the inside of this piece, so Heirloom White spray paint it is!

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Two coats and then I added an image to the front.

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A Paris address, which I thought was fitting for a mail holder.

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Here it is holding my outgoing mail.  Do you like my stamps?

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Another item to add to the growing Holiday Market pile!

24 comments:

Inma M. said...

Precioso.
besos.

♥ Sonny ♥ said...

I sure wish I could come to your holiday market. I'd probably by out your booth and you could go home early..

Love it ~!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

How cute. I love it's Paris touch. Great idea. I also love the little chest in your previous post. Way too cute. Hugs, Marty

Debbiedoo's said...

Love this cutie project Kathy! It really turned out great.

Lora @ Indulgencesobx said...

It looks great, Kathy! Can't wait to see what else you come up with.

Lora

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/From Harvest To Table said...

It turned out great Kathy!

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Kathy~ this is completely wonderful! Well done. Another piece rescued.

I just finished my first ASCP piece. It is a key box that I will keep in the laundry room. I wanted to add "Key to my heart" to the front and who better to ask how to do this than the stencil/applique queen. (That's you.:)
Did you have a tutorial post? I didn't see it on your side bar.
You will of COURSE be given credit when I reveal it on the blog. :)

thistlewoodfarm said...

Oh Kathy! That is so pretty! I really like the colors and the lettering on the front!

Awesome job!

Have a blessed and wonderful day!
karianne

Betsy@ coastal-colors said...

So cute, Kathy! This is a great project! I love the French lettering on the front!

Okio B Designs said...

Love it! It came out great! I'd be surprised if someone does not snatch that up in minutes. And yes, I do love your stamps. ;)

J

Olive Cooper said...

Adorable Kathy.

Judy said...

Beautiful job, as always. Heirloom white and AS old white are nearly the identical color. I have used the spray paint many times when it's just too hard to use a brush. It was my favorite before chalk paint.

Cynthia said...

This is perfect and I love the French touch. Fabulous.

Cynthia

Fine House said...

This turned out great! The lettering on the front completes it, like it was meant to be!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Great mailbox....I am sure it will go quickly at the Holiday Market!...So love the lettering!!

missy said...

Nice touch, Kathy..Love the lettering

Kelly said...

You did a great makeover on that piece. The address on front is the perfect addition!

Gail said...

Kathy, that looks great! You are really putting together some nice things for your show. You will do well! Hope you have a wonderful weekend, Gail

Gina said...

That is so pretty! It's amazing what some paint & an image can do to tranform something.

The Polka Dot Closet said...

That is so perfect!!! That is how I make the decision often too....Can I reach my hand in?

Carol

Stitchfork said...

Great transformation! Things will be flying out of your holiday market!
xo Cathy

Dee @ A Lapin Life said...

Kathy,

So French and beautiful!

Dee

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

I still use spray paint almost all the time. It is just so much easier! Great job on the mail holder...good for organization. Have a wonderful weekend!

Andrea said...

love it. Such a great shape!

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