Monday, October 5, 2009

Before and After - Updated 10-7-09

Well I am back from a weekend away with my oldest dearest friend Jan...we did a ton of stuff this weekend... had a lot of giggles... a lot of  painting... made loads of grunge candles... and managed to get in some treasure hunting too...

Clock - Before

After crow clock


Before - Perpetual Calendar


After  with the  aged prim look


Before - handcarved prim bowl


After - beat up and ready to display in your fav prim spot


Before - Jan did this for her bathroom


After - highlighted with some spanish copper Rub-N-Buff


another angle


Before - a non descript washboard


added some stars and antique nails and the grunge treatment...


forgot the before... this was just bare light wood... stained it... aged it... added the crow and est. 1852


Planter Box Before


the after... would look great with a nice tall fall arrangement


chalkboard - from old calendar board... added stars with antique gold Rub-N-Buff
(sorry pics are terrible... camera was being very tempermental this wkend... or maybe it was the operator)


Cane / Umbrella  Holder...the before was just light plain pine


Small Oak Stool - Before


Top painted... bottom stained


Round Boxes - Before


Painted a nice vintage red then stained


Inside of bread board - before

leaves stenciled with Spanish Copper Rub-N-Buff... added a candle holder... SOLD


9 comments:

DeeDee said...

wow...some more awesome stuff...I ned you energy...keep them coming

Diane@A Picture is Worth.... said...

Hi Deborah,
Thanks so much for linking to 2nd Time Around! I love your remakes!!!

Your projects are inspirational to me!
Now, I've got to browse through your other posts.
:) Diane

REbekah said...

Oh WOW!! You really, REALLY transformed these items!!! Beautiful job on evenything!!!!

Sherri S said...

Awesome makeovers! I wish I could turn out projects so fast.

Chari said...

Hi Deb...

Wow...awesome transformations! Loved them all!!! I love all the finishes...that "prim" look! Beautiful work, my friend! I especially liked the clocks that you added the raven to...so perfect for autumn!!! Thank you for sharing all of your pretties with us today...what a treat!

Warmest wishes,
Chari @Happy To Design

Audra said...

What an amazing transformation! I am stunned at how wonderful they turned out! Great job ladies.

Diann @ The Thrifty Groove said...

Hi Deborah! Girl you knocked these redos out of the park! Wonderful, all of them!

Janet said...

Hey Deb, I love your Blog.. Awesome work, and amazing imagination.. and you didn't have to delete my clock face. hahaha, but I am glad you did.. LOL.. hugs

Anonymous said...

Deb,
You have the best eye for finding and refurbishing things.
I am glad your my friend and I can get to your little store anytime I want to buy something proper-prim. The best part...you do the hard work.....and I score the finished product!