Thursday, February 3, 2011


Hi Bloggerettes!  I get so inspired reading your blogs!  You come up with some of the best stuff! 
Sometimes, well most of the time, after looking at all your good ideas, my brain goes in to overload. That's when it gets a little crowded up there and I just have to kick out a few of these ideas.

I found an old cabinet door made of wood.  It had seen its better days.  So, I painted it chantilly lace, shabbied it up lots and added the fleur de lis hooks.
Now, it's a great hanging rack....yes?

This little cabinet door was painted the same color and shabbied up a little.  I added a crown hook that I found at Hobby Lobby.

Since I am on the subject of wood, I can't resist a wooden frame, especially if it's old and ornate.
I am collecting quite a few and have created a vingette in my dining room....

Okay gang, it's time to get to work.  I've got lots of fluffing and stuff to do in my booths, so this weekend is going to be a busy one.

So get out there and create, paint, write, photograph or sew something beautiful.  Keep that inspiration going!



Pink Satin Sashes said...

I love the crown....I am really liking all that stuff you made! Blogging is wonderful because some people can just create such delicious things. so much eye candy.

Wanda @ Just Vintage said...

Love the doors and hooks! AND the frame collection! I know what you mean about brain overload. I see these things and want to do them all.

Cindy said...

you took and old piece of a broken cabinet door and made it into something fabulous and functional, how cool is that! and the grouping of frames so artistic the way you have them set up and layered, - awesome!


From Tracie said...

Those hooks are absolutely adorable.

Pamela said...

I wish I could visit your booth Sissie!
I also love those gift tags you put on everything. Adds a great touch!

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Oh Sissie, looks like you've been a busy girl.... and what a beautiful job you did, love the cabinet doors with those gorgeous hooks, I just love the color and how you distressed them, very chic!!! Now I love all of your frames grouped together... I just love the white frames against the white wall! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!
hugs~~~ Daphne

The Polka Dot Closet said...

cute ideas, love the hangers and want your fames, that is clever how you have them in a plate rack.


Brynwood Needleworks said...

Hi Sissie:
You're quite the inspiration yourself, you know! Thanks for sharing your latest creations. Love, love, love 'em!

Polly said...

I love how you have added the hooks to the doors! It creates great layers of shabby!! Always love what I see here!


Donna said...

Great idea with the old cabinet doors, Sissie! I especially love the crown hook! And the frames are so pretty! Love the Chantilly lace, oooh, la, la!!

Diann said...

Hi Sissy!
Love the doors and the hooks are wonderful! I so need to get to painting so many things. I have projects lined up.

Diann said...

Ooop, I can't believe I spelled your name with a "y". can I blame it on my head cold? :)

Debra@Common Ground said...

First of all Sissie, I love your frame collage. it's really wonderful and those doors you shabbied up with the hooks are a great idea! Thanks for coming to the party! Have a great weekend, I want to see more photos from your booths!
love ya,

Burlap Luxe said...

Hi sissie,
Loving all the white over here and those stacking frames are great!! what a conversation piece :)

Thank you for your visit to my place and beautiful comment.
Keep on inspiring beauty

Blondie's Journal said...

Oh...these are SO charming, Sissie! What a great did good! And what a nice selection of frames you have...they look great arranged like this.


Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Love these, Sissie! I could just see a woman's silky robe hanging from one of those hooks. I have a crown hook {well, two} similar to yours sitting in my craft closet waiting for use.

☼Carolina Artesanías☼ said...

very nice!!

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

Sissie I have two of those crown hooks just sitting on a shelf doing an idea from you!! They look great...hey now, you have to take a pic of the whole dining room so we can see your vignette better!

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

I love the crown hook and the idea for that! You are always full of great inspiration!~Hugs, Patti

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Sissie, love the cabinet door hooks idea and what a great collection of frames. Don't work too hard.

Beansieleigh said...

Love those hooks Sissie, and how you've used them here!... And I have to smile. MY brain is always on overload too! The "condition" seems to serve you well though, as you're always producing a vast array of the most beautiful things, all the time! I just love stopping by, when I can!.. Have a great weekend! ((hugs)) ~tina

trash talk said...

So much to steal...I mean borrow...where to begin?

Sherry@Back2Vintage said...

The frame vignette is wonderful!!! Time to collect old frames again!!!

KATHY said...

Hi Sissie, I love what you did with the old doors!! They look fabulous.The hooks are gorgeous.I love the frames too.Sorry sissie that i didn't put on my post where you can get the stencils. It's Maison De Stencils. You can google it, and it will come up.They are having a sale on the stencils.


Passionate for White said...

LOVE THEM! And you've mentioned in a number of posts that you use chantilly lace - I'm off to the paint store now for a quart of flat to try it out... seriously!

Alison said...

So cute! I would love for you to link this post to my Fridays Unfolded party at



CHERI said...

I love the new projects! You are always coming up with something beautiful. I just can't seem to get my mojo going on anything creative lately. But I guess it's ok to just be lazy sometimes too.

Linda said...

Love the doors and the hooks.
I have a collection of old frames but they have been in my family for years. I just love them and will never part with them.
Keep up the fluffing you silly girl.


Sharon Wengel said...

Sissie , You are like me , when you see a project that you love that someone else has done , you say to yourself " I can do that ". Usually if the price is right and I really love it I will buy it, but if I can't aford it I will do my best to make something similar that I love just as much. These doors are so cute , and such a good way to recycle something that is not much good for anything else. I love the shabbyness of them , I can think of a couple of places one would come in handy , OK... now I am going to have to try too.. See what you started !

Michelle @Shellsshabbyshack said...

Good morning to you!

I love stopping by your blog because you give me great ideas for my booth. Cabinet doors and hooks. So cute! I'll have to try that. Our Restore sells tons of cabinet fronts. Love your exposed frame collection. I have a few, also.

Hope you have a fun weekend!

Collected Treasures...for the home, heart and soul said...

Great repurposing and cute idea.....adore the frames.....all good stuff. Have a great weekend!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Sissie those are so cute! Great ideas! I'm hoping to have a good 'organizing' weekend. hugs, Linda

Cindy Adkins said...

You've done it again, Sissie! Pure beauty here!!! And I love the roses on the tray in your blog header too!

You are being featured on Monday in my magazine (I may post it Sunday while I have more time.) Can't wait for you to see it!!!

The Summer Kitchen Girls said...

this is brilliant Sissy! We have a few of these old doors sitting around...and how cool does that look when done - thanks - we'll be using this idea :)
Hope you have a lovely weekend!!

Artist Terri Smith said...

Oh My Gosh! I Absolutely LOVE Your Idea With This! Sweet Sissie, I Just Started Experimenting With Some Wooden Pieces Myself. Robbed My Husband's Woodworking Shop And Found These Old Boxes And Went To Work! Isn't It Amazing How We Creative Types Can Take Just About Anything And Make It BEAUTIFUL! That's Precisely How I Would Define Your Pieces Here Today! You Sooo Inspire Me! Love & Friendship, Terri


Hi Sissy,

I'm like you, I get SO inspired by other bloggers. But then I don't get anything done because I'm spending so much time communing with my cyber peeps! A conundrum indeed. I love your doors BTW. Just lovely!


Diane said...

Beautiful, Sissie! Very cool ideas for wall decor!
Hugs, Diane

Riet said...

HI Sissie. Such great ideas. I love that paintwork. Lovely . Love your new header. it is gorgeous all the pink roses. Have a good weekend.

Claudia said...

Love it, Sissie!


Theresa said...

LOVE THESE!! Everything looks great Sissie, your makeovers are perfect! Theresa xoxo

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Sissie, I just have to tell you...You had the best idea yet, I should have just removed the legs from that box, that will be an easy fix if it dos not sell, people love old boxes, next time I am going to ask your opinion first!


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