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


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 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...

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 do the hard work.....and I score the finished product!