Friday, April 19, 2013

Bucket and Lamp Shades...

Wanna see a few projects I've been creating for my booth.....
I thought so.....

Took an old rusty galvanized bucket and gave it some burlap glam.
 Gave a tired lamp shade the Sissified treatment using lots of vintage ribbon, doilies and lace.  Mine aren't as pretty as Rebecca's at A Gathering of Thoughts.  She makes everything she touches absolutely gorgeous.
These are fun to make but like Rebecca says, very time consuming.

Paperwork has delayed the closing on our house, but it should happen soon.  We are officially all moved out, everything is in storage and we will start building our new home soon.
I want to thank all of you for your sweet message and comments, for your well wishes and encouragement.  You all mean so very much to me. 
I gotta say I'm so glad that all of this is behind us and we are now moving forward!


NanaDiana said...

Darling project, Sissie. I am thrilled that your house has sold but sorry the sale is delayed. It is always worrisome until the closing actually happens.

I love the lampshade and know Rebecca says they are very time consuming...but SOOOO worth the effort- xo Diana

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi Sissie, All your projects are beautiful! Congrats on the sale of your home and I look forward to following along on the process of building your new home.

Bente said...

Your lamp shades are just gorgeous, Sissie.

Wish you all the best.

Mari said...

Sissie these are just beautiful ;)

Wishing you a wonderful weekend...

Kathy Moreland said...

Oh Sissie, I just love the lamp shades. The burlap and doily make your bucket look so charming! Great ideas. So glad you shared! Glad to hear you're about ready to start on your new house. Wish you the best! Have a fabulous weekend.

Mary E.Dadds said...

Ha Ha Im so use to facebook,I was looking for the like button.
Anyway,Im happy for you and I cant wait to see the house you are building.I know it will be beautiful.

Gail said...

Oh Sissie, they are beautiful! You are such an inspiration for me. I have a old galvanized bucket and some shades that would look beautiful with the "Sissified" treatment. I'm so happy that things are finally coming together for you. Hope you have a wonderful weekend, Gail

P.S. I'm pinning!!

Okio B Designs said...

Stunning Sissie! I love, love, love that lace one!


Shabby chic Sandy said...

I love your lampshades! I am inspired by Rebecca too :)

Susan said...

Sissie! your lamp shades are beautiful! I just love them! Congrats on the sale of your house!

Blondie's Journal said...

I must have missed a post, Sissie...I didn't know you had decided to build! Good for you! And good luck!

I love the lampshades, very pretty. Now, you need to do a post on how to make a pretty bow like yours. Mine are awful!


The Polka Dot Closet said...

Poop on the paperwork!!! I love Rebeccas shade, I just did one that I put in my booth. funny we are all on a lace shade roll. Yours as always are gorgeous!!


bj said...

ooo, those lamp shades take my breath away.
Good luck on your move...:)

Debbie said...

So happy your house sold, and you are on your way to building a new one, Sissie.
The shades are as sweet as can be.
I really love those garlands you made for your booth in your last post. So much so, that I made some myself(I hope you don't mind that I used your idea).
You are always an inspiration to me, Sissie.
Enjoy your weekend!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Sissie I am so glad you will get to build your new home! Love all your projects and your style always makes me so happy.

Teresita said...

Muy lindo!!!

chateau chic said...

Your lamp shades are adorable, Sissie! Because of all the intricate detail, I'm sure they do take some time to make.
Mary Alice

20 North Ora said...

Your lampshades are just gorgeous! Know you are anxious to start on your new home.


Something Nice and Pretty said...

Those lampshades are so beautiful Sissy, they have to sell so fast in your booth!
Happy for you that the house situation is almost over!

pamela said...

This is my first time on your blog....LOVE it !!! So many ideas....Love the little girl tea parties...can't wait until grand daughter gets old enough. Love the lamp shades !!!!
thanks for sharing your talents !!!

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