Sunday, June 23, 2013

A few Makeovers for the 4th of July

Hi All! I am going to do my best to throw out a very quick post here.  We are literally heading out the door this AM with our camper again for the beach.  Soooo, what am I doing online here?  Well, I just had to share this little makeover project with you.

Do you remember these shutters, I got from the thrift store? 

Or do you remember this wooden tray?

How about this wooden tray?

And how about this old basket?  Remember I promised I had some ideas on what to do with them?
Well I certainly did, and here they all are!


Sorry for the fuzzy pics, I was using my cell phone and it's hard for me to see how clear it is while snapping away.  I do have some more pics of these makeovers on my camera before I took everything to the booth, but I don't have time to download all of those right now. 

Here are the shutters!  I painted them red, hotglued some flower pots and added fourth of July flowers.  I love, love, love these!

Speaking of love, love,love!  Here's my tray makeover!  This was the first time I have tried a stencil transfer.  It was easier then I thought.  I did learn a very important lesson though.  You need to let your stencil dry thoroughly before glazing over it.  LOL!  A hairdryer would have done the trick just find.  So much for hindsight, right?

 Here's the old bread tray!  It's ready for a little fourth of July entertaining now too!

Finally if you look under the bread tray you can see my old basket got a fresh whitewash finish.
I also made a few fourth of July mason jars to throw in my booth too! 

I love having a few seasonal items for sale so very much, it's what makes having a booth even more fun for me.

Well, I really gotta go now!
Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope you have a wonderful week.
I'll be sitting by the shore and dreaming some more!






5 comments:

  1. You've been busy Mary. Great ideas for revamping. :)

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  2. What fun make-overs! I love those shutters. Enjoy your getaway, Gail

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  3. Mary, sorry I've been AWOL for awhile. I've spent the past hour catching up on your blog, and it's exciting to see what all you have going on! I hope your new booth is going well. You can get A LOT of merchandise in a 5x10 space, so I know it will keep you pleasantly busy. As for your road-tripping camper... I grew up camping, but it was never something I enjoyed. I'm glad you and your hubby enjoy it, though, and that you're making new memories together. Have a wonderful trip! Oh, BTW, I love your festive red, white, and blue!

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  4. These are all just adorable! I especially love the wooden bowl and tray that you madeover. I haven't tried my hand at transfers yet, but it's on my list of things to do!

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  5. I commented on this post DAYS ago. I worried then that it didn't go through, but this is the first chance that I've had to check back.

    I'm on the NEW computer, too.
    I am still having trouble with this site for some reason.

    I can't remember all that I said before, but today I'll just say BRAVO!

    trying again...

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