Friday, October 30, 2009

Pink Saturday Icecapades!

Just couldn't resist buying these ice skates for $5.00.  They were kinda dirty white, so I decided that they really were meant to be pink, of course!  I added a little fur at the top, gave them some sparkly laces and a little sparkle toe flower and I think they are
so shabby chic!  What do you think pinkies?  Wouldn't this be a wonderful Christmas display stuffed with holley and greenery and hung on a garden gate or front door or anywhere!

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sherri@lavenderfields said...

I love them! What a great idea! Happy Halloween and Happy first Pink Saturday : )

CC said...

Hi and welcome to Pink Saturday. I love the ice skates and that would be a wonderful idea to hang them. Happy and safe Halloween and have a great Pink Saturday.

Sares said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday Sissie! Love the skates although I wouldn't get much use out of them, I've only been on the ice one time and stayed near the side! Have a Happy Halloween weekend!

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Hi Sissie!
Welcome to Pink Saturday. I so love your ice skates with the pink color, beautiful laces, and also the sparkle on the toe. Just gorgeous. I have my skates tied together and hang the string over a nail by my front door. Everyone sees them on the way out, and I have found them to be quite the conversation piece. I have never ice skated in my life, but just loved the cool feeling that I felt when I looked at them. They have drawn so much attention to themselves hanging on the wall. You cannot imagine.

Have a wonderful Halloween tomorrow (or rather today already). I have signed up to follow your blog. I can't wait to see where you take us next. Please stop by my blog, I would love to have you follow also. Country hugs, Sherry

Riet said...

Welcome and happy pink Saturday, I love what you did with the iceskates. Glorious idea. They look terific with the pink ribbon and all.
Have a nice day.
Riet, The Netherlands.
Ps I am going to follow you. :))

Say It With Roses said...

HAPPY PINK SATURDAY and Happy Halloween as well!
Love your pink skates as they are the perfect soft shade of pink!

Anonymous said...

Love, love, love these. What a great idea.

Debbie said...

These are terrific. My granddaughter (even at age 2) loves pink. Her babies are all called "Pink Baby." She would have such a grand time with these skates. Thanks for sharing them.

Beverly said...

Welcome to your first Pink Saturday, Diana. I can see that you are truly a lover to pink. I added myself as one of your followers, and I hope you will follow my blog, too.

These are the prettiest ice skates I have ever seen. I can imagine a lovely young lady gliding over the ice in them.

ginger said...

I am one of the newbies also, you did a great job on the skates, I absolutely love them. Your blog is great. Come by and see me.


Dru said...

These are great - LOVE them!! Welcome! Happy Halloween and Happy Pink Saturday!

WhiteSockGirl said...

Oh what a cute idea. Would never thought of it, but then I am not that creative!!!

Happy SITS Saturday Sharefest!


They are gorgeous! Love how you gussied them up!
Happy Pink Saturday!

CollectIn Texas Gal said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday. I used to be a RollerSkater and would have loved some Pink Skates. I tried IceSkates and could only go backwards....what's that say about This Girl Raised in Texas. Come by CollectInTexas Gal for some Witchy fun.....Sue

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

Wow! I LOVE your pink ice skates! What a great idea! Thank you for sharing! I hope you have a Happy Pink Saturday and wonderful weekend!

Shabbychicdiva said...

Welcome! Happy Pink Saturday! Those are SO cute!! Great price!! You did a wonderful job fixing them up!!

LaVerne said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday...your ice skates are wonderful! What a fabulous treatment for abandoned old they're happy to have been adopted by you and have a pink week. LaVerne in Texas

Michelle said...

Welcome to PS, and yes the ice skates are absolutely adorable, love them, Have a great day and pop on over.

Claudia said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday! What a fabulous way to pretty up some ice skates!

Becs said...

Hi Sissue, welcome to Pink Saturday! Love those skates! Very cute! Stop by for a visit! Becs

Leann said...

Hi Sissie

I love your idea and I have a pair of old white skates in the basement just dying for some attention! I've just signed up to be a follower and invite you to do the same.

Happy PS my friend!

Marie said...

happy pink saturday

Light and Voices said...

Oh my goodness what a "cute" pair of Pink ice skates. I used to have a blue pair of skates just like this; but paid much more than $5 for them. Sad to say my ankles were not strong enough to be a good ice skater; but I gave it a go anyways. I certainly am fond of your Pink Saturday post.
Joyce M

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Those skates are so pretty in pink! They remind me of the kind I used as a child...they took forever to lace

Happy Pink Saturday!

someplace in thyme said...

Welcome to ps. I love the ice skates and the flowers at the toes, what a great idea, Happy Pink Saturday and Happy Halloween, Char

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Those are FAB-U-LOUS! Last year I bought some hand painted vintage iceskates from a vendor on etsy. I plan to put them on my front door wreath for Christmas. They aren't a pretty pink like yours though but that's okay 'cause pink wouldn't work on the front of my house. HPS ~ Lynn

caren said...

Great skates!!!! So it! Happy Pink Saturday!!

Kathleen said...

Making my rounds late cuz I was out of town yesterday. Great blog. I absolutely tove the picture of you in your jammies. I totally live in my jammies. It's so embarrassing whe the mail lady comes to my all glass front door. Sooo busted!

Jorgelina said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday.
Those skates are so pretty in pink!
Happy pink Halloween !!!!

Cottage Rose said...

Hello Sissie; Welcome to Pink Saturday; I just love what you did with those ice skates.. they are adorable... how perfect for Christmas.. Please show us how you display them... I can't wait... have a great weekend... love your blog..


Margie said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday! I love, love, love those pink skates! They look magical, like if you would put them on, you'd be able to skate like a pro! can't you just see the pink sparkly swirl that would come out of them when you're out on the ice? tee hee! well, it's a lovely pink fantasy anyway (for someone like me who would love to be able to skate like a pro!)

Have a lovely pink weekend!

Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

Sissie, they are adorable! I've been wanting to buy some ice skates to decorate with for Christmas, but never thought of changing the color...that's brilliant! I love the extra touches you added...wish my mind worked like creative! :-)

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

Hi Sissy....

Thank you so much for your visit and welcome to Pink Saturday. It really is a lot of fun, isn't it? All of that glorious pink? YIPPEE! I'm so glad you've joined the party. I'll look forward to seeing more of your yummy pinks...those skates? Delish! :-)


Vicki said...

Hi, Sissie,
I adore your sassy pink ice skates! Welcome to Pink Saturday and blessings to you! Vicki

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

ahhhhh.. such lovely pink ice skates! love it.. Happy PS!

Mary said...

Sissie, welcome to Pink Saturday! The skates are a real treasure. I hope you had a wonderful Pink Saturday and will be joining us soon.

My Little Corner of Savings said...

WOW those are great! I love your blog, thanks for sharing your great talents!

Caroline@ FOREVER VINTAGE said... sweet. Did you use spray paint? I've always wanted to try this!

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