Vintage Furniture

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Shabby Chic bed

Shabby Chic, Antique, and Vintage all have a little different meaning. Antiques are over 100 years old. Shabby Chic is a style that uses eccentric and unique items to decorate. Vintage refers to older home decor.Below I’ve compiled items that fall into all of these categories. Enjoy.

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Vintage table and candle holders.

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Pink chest of drawers

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Blue tuffed couch

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Vintage yellow chest of drawers

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Refurbished curio cabinet

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Aqua love…

Who doesn’t love the color aqua? Enjoy all theses cup cakes, tiffany boxes, suitcases, dresses, mixers, vintage trucks, books, telephones, boots, watches, purses, bicycles, chairs, and a piano!Then add some Aqua blue to your home’s decor or your wardrobe. Enjoy!

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Tiered Serving Pieces

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Stacked metal cake plates in three sizes form an awesome cupcake server.

 

Cakes have always been a part of many celebrations and now cupcakes have become one of this countries most popular desserts. In this blog I showcase some delightful cake plates and cupcake servers. Some can  even be made from everyday household items. Enjoy!

 

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Darling blue server topped with glass.

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Tall, thin pastry stands.

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White serving dishes combine to form a three-tiered serving dish. 

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Unique Gift Giving

Upturned mirror placed on an ottoman and covered in lit candles and candle holders. It glows.

Upturned mirror placed on an ottoman and covered in lit candles and candle holders. It glows.

 

Enlarged tape measure table runner made from fabric drop cloth printed with number and measurements.

Enlarged tape measure table runner made from fabric (try linen or oilcloth) printed with number and measurements.

Happy Mother’s Day to mother’s everywhere. I’ve compiled several items that I’d (and most any mother) would love to recieve on Mother’s Day. Many items are do-it-yourself items (always a big winner with mom’s), one of a kind gifts or recycled items. I hope you enjoy this post and have a wonderful day today.

Fun idea, take vintage frames cover a backer board with toile fabric to create a cheerful wall hanging.

Fun idea, take vintage frames cover a backer board with toile fabric to create a cheerful wall hanging.

 

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Wall plaque made from old boards “white washed” and stenciled with black letters

 

Easy and innovative wall hanging. You can purchase a black outdoor matt and spray paint white, dabbing off some paint before it completely dries, distressing the matt. Hang!

Easy and innovative wall hanging. You can purchase a black outdoor matt and spray paint white, dabbing off some paint before it completely dries, distressing the matt. Hang!

 

Lawn rake (handle removed) hung on the wall turns into unique wine glass holder

Lawn rake (handle removed) hung on the wall turns into unique wine glass holder

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Mother’s Worldwide

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i have just returned from a trip overseas, I’m a bit jet-lagged, but wanted to wish my mother, my mother-in-law, my sisters,sisters-in-law, my friends and mother’s every where a Happy Mother’s Day. As women we have all chosen different paths, as mother’s we all share the joy only a child can bring. So may all the strong, confident, compassionate, loving mother’s support all other women.(and vice versa) Enjoy some delightful Mother’s Day Quotes. Oh and travel pictures to come! From Nantes and Paris, France.

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Unique Furniture Pieces

 

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cute multi-colored chair

This post features some very unusual pieces of furniture. Now most of us won’t be able to incorporate these unique pieces into our homes decor, but I just so enjoyed scouring the web for these pieces and thought you would enjoy looking at them too.

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bathtub turned couch…how clever

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unique chairs created from fabric upholstered pentagons

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pretty hand knit chair cover

 

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old guitar that has been painted aqua and turned into a bookcase

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you’ll always feel on the move sitting in this desk made from a car’s grill

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Style makers

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Here are some outfits that I consider to be great “style makers”. From the pictures you will see that I like black and white, a great pair of shoes, denim, big bows, scarfs, cowboy boots, lace, the color aqua and the color coral. Enjoy.  Continue reading

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Great DIY project ideas

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Vintage drawer pull screwed on a chalk board to hold the chalk

 

Compiled below are some great do-it-yourself projects. These projects take everyday items and turn them into a variety of items including storage boxes, lamps, clocks, coasters and so much more. Enjoy.

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Just add a picture frame hanger to a antique silver tray and you’ve got a fun and functional magnet board.

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Classic white tea cups and tea pot turned into a darling lamp. Love the tiny cup used as a final.

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Vintage tea cups filled with candle wax make cute candles.

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Bright colors of tulle and some ribbon make a fun girl’s tutu.

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