Monday, September 5, 2011

Projects and Finds....

Hi Bloggerettes! 

Here's a project I'm working on right now.  I got this primitive dry sink/cupboard at the auction, the price was right but the color was awful.  I was in such a hurry to slap white paint on it that I nearly forgot to show you the before.  It's a big painting job but I did manage to snap a photo so you could see the before color...
Ewwwwwwwwwwwwe!  Looks like a giant pumpkin!

Another project is this vanity table.  I'm hoping to finish painting it and maybe add a pretty skirt.
I found this vintage medicine cabinet on rollers with a drawer that opens from either side.  It's kinda odd but cute.  I think it would look great in a laundry room.  It's in my booth waiting for a home.

I also got these vintage tins.  I added some tags and fancied them up a bit.  They sold the next day.

Okay, that's it.  Get out there and create, make, paint, photograph, write, bake, cook, sew, repurpose or find something wonderful and share it with us!



A Vintage Green said...

Of course the beautiful tins would FLY out first. You've got some really nice pieces for/in your booth. Love reading your posts.
- Joy

Linda @ A La Carte said...

You do make overs that make me want to grab my paintbrush!


Marydon said...

I can't, the humidity is TOO high ... the garage window, the shelf & the cedar chest have to wait ... durnnit! I so love to paint.

Hope you had a lovely holiday.

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

I know you will make that dry sink look much better. Those canisters are cute. No wonder they sold quickly.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I don't know how you do it, Sissie! You're like that Energizer Bunny - you just keep going! :) I love all the pieces and you really had a great vision on that dry sink/hutch. Love the labeled tins, too.

LuLu Kellogg said...

WOW....all this eye candy!! Sissie, you have been one busy girl!!

I am off to my show in PA this week and will be back next week!!! Hope you have a great ready of the week!!


Shelia said...

Hi Sissieness! Oh, that is a big piece and you're saving it's big ole life! You're so good! :) Love the little vanity table and just imagine how cute it would look with a frilly little skirt!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Your pieces are always so fresh and pretty, and I love your display.

Sharing Shadymont said...


You find the best treasures! I love the dry sink. Have a wonderful week!


Nancy's Notes said...

You are so creative, all of your treasures are perfect Miss Sissie! I love those tins, they are so awesome! I have missed reading your blog and glad I'm back! Been a busy summer!


Sares said...

You're as bad as me with the before shots! I just can not wait to get going on a piece and see the transformation that awaits. Love the little white stand and the vintage canisters, I'm not surprised they sold so fast!

Laura said...

I can't wait to see the final magic!

White Spray Paint

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Hi Sissy, what great finds.... I can't wait to see the dry sink/ cupboard after you finish transforming it. I know it will be beautiful!!!
hugs~~~ Daphne

Jane said...

Hi Sissie,
Do you ever not have a paint brush in your hand? You are always working on one awesome redo after another! Love that tin set, can see why they sold!
Have a great week.

The Polka Dot Closet said...

The giant pumpkin would have sooo worked now LOL! Can't wait to see the finished project and the vanity table!


June said...

Will you send me some of the vitamins you take Sissie??? You run circles around me girl.
This cupboard is going to be awesome!
big hugs from here...

Riet said...

GOod morning Sissie. All the energy you have , unbelievable. YOU keep going. I love what you do whith the cupboard and that vanity table will look great with a little frilly curtain. I had one like that before we downsized and moved. I still miss it.
Have a wonderful day.

Dorthe said...

That cupboard is wonderful dear Sissie-and the medicine one, is special to me,too- Love it and the way you altered the tins, -they looks fantastic- no wonder someone else just grapped them at once.
Love and hugs,Dorthe

PⒿ @ $ € € ₦$ ₣®0₥... said...

I swear to you, if I lived down there, I'd have a lot of white in my house. You make it all so pretty!

Paula ~ castleandcottagesigns said...

Love that dry sink and yes, what a paint job! Okay...who got those adorable tins??! I want them!

KATHY said...

Hi Sissie,
I love the cupboard!! It's going to look fabulous.The canisters are so cute. I can see why they sold so fast.Happy Painting!


Something Nice and Pretty said...

Oh, how I love those tins! No wonder they sold the next day!

Thespa McLaughlin said...

Gorgeous finds and great makeovers! You rescued the great pumpkin and turned it into Cinderella's Coach! It's gonna be beautiful!

Shannon@Cozy Home Scenes said...

Sissie, I like each item you found at the auction. Wish I could get as much completed as you do in a short amount of time. The little table will be cute with a skirt. Someone will be very happy to get it. Shannon

bj said...

Omygoodness..I would love to have that dry is going to be adorable. You do find the best things. :))

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Great old dry sink...I'm sure you will make her all PRETTY!!!


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