April 11, 2012

A little peek before the "SHOW"

I hope you're not tired of seeing  chalk painted pots, since I created more for the "At Home with White" Show  (this coming weekend)

These one's are larger than the seedling pots in my last post so I wanted to do something different.
I'm happy with the way they came out, shabby with just enough chic
I also painted this little chest which has a wooden rod on the inside...perfect for hanging necklaces (or doll clothes if bought for a little girl)

The vintage bucket received  a coat of chalk paint, along with a "Fleurs" stencil~
I painted the mirror, which was dark brown.   Pardon the mess in the reflection.
(my drop cloths and paint rags) oops!
This Lane Chest got a makeover, along with a new seat cushion with vintage fabric. (Thanks Mom, for creating the cushion for me)

A sweet, generous in size wood tote...perfect for supplies of any kind.
And since I'm linking up to White Wednesday over at Faded Charm  with all my whites, I wanted to add these beautiful off- white roses that my cousin Pam gave me for my birthday. (which is tomorrow) 

Aren't they gorgeous?  She knows I LOVE my whites!
Next time I post, I'll have pics of all the treasures the Shop Girls brought in for the White Event, as well as some of my things that I haven't shown you yet. ....After all...this is just a "little peek"
Happy White Wednesday!

Oh, and I'm linking this post to French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday.  My first time joining the party! Thanks for hosting Courtney.
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April 6, 2012

Chalk painted pots for the "WHITE EVENT"

I've been having a ball with Annie Sloan's Old White Chalk paint, so I wanted to share a quick preview of some little seedling pots that I've whipped into shape with Annie's paint.

I just sort of painted them haphazardly, letting some of the vintage terra cotta peek through..

I then added some rub on transfers to embellish them....

What do you think?  Wouldn't they be sweet filled with a tiny seedling plant or maybe with chunky little candles on the porch?
And of course you know I love clocks and "time" so they wouldn't be complete without a few of those...
I have quite a few different ones, not sure if they're all showing  in these pics

Anyway, this is all part of getting ready for the second annual WHITE EVENT 
SHOW at the Wrentham Country Store. Show dates are April 14th and 15th. It promises to be even larger than last year. 

For those of you who aren't familiar, a huge tent is rented and the shop girls fill it to the brim with whites, neutral tones, silver, rusty...you get the picture. All fresh stock.  Inside the store, the shop girls will also be "whitening" their spaces.

Although I won't be in the tent display this year due to life transitions and timing, I will be bringing as much white into my space as possible for the weekend.  Hence...the paintbrush.... 

My little seedling pots will find their way there, as well as other treasures that are getting a face lift. 

Ok...it's back to the drawing board....I mean "painting board" for me.  Hope to see you at the Event.

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April 3, 2012

White "PINTEREST" Wednesday

This week for White Wednesday,  I'm showcasing just a few of my favorite "Whites" from my PINTEREST Boards. 

If you haven't already joined the  PINTEREST craze, you don't know what you're missing.  So much inspiration, so much to drool over...you'll see!

I'll try to give credit to the original blogs or sites these pics were found on...when able.  So pull up a chair, and enjoy some extraordinary eye candy with me.

The shades of white here are over the top gorgeous.

This is such a perfect room...dreamy and restful, don't you think?
Who doesn't love vintage enamelware?
Sure wish I had one of these...very French!
 EVERYTHING about this display is dreamy...but especially that door~
I would move here in a heartbeat...and wouldn't change a thing!
Carolyn Roth Peeler
A beautiful place to dream...
Hope you enjoyed this small tour of some of my PINTEREST pins.  If you'd like to see more, jump on the link on my sidebar....or click  here.   Until next post, may all your Wednesday's be white!
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