|BEFORE: Old wooden desk |
the BEFORE: bone dry old oak chair for vanity
|FOOTSTOOL redo with a bit of CROCHET|
|AFTER: useable piece from the garbage|
|BEFORE: Colonial style end table- very shabby|
AFTER: with a little bit of black paint this end table is transformed
|Reupholstered Mid Century Sewing chair- seat opens for notion storage|
|AFTER: you can never go wrong with stripes|
|AFTER: Reupholstered and furniture oil|
|BEFORE: Project inspired by Magazine article|
Here is another idea that I have been working on. I love old silverware. I am obsessed with searching out silver plate. You can make so many things with them. I particularly like spoons. Jewelry, coat hooks, garden markers, they pound out very well and they also take any impression from a metal die. Just a fun project to try.
|Hammered and stamped garden markers|
We like old buttons because I think it crosses the vintage quilt bit between us. I made this groovy bracelet out of some of my best buttons.
|Full set of military buttons off of a uniform|
|Metallic and rhinestones|
|Military button used for bracelet.|
I do not remember if I mentioned that I know how to quilt and so does my daughter, Becky.
Here is a quilt she made for her newborn son, Wynn. This quilt consists of 4800 individual pieces of fabric.
|4800 pieces of love to baby Wynn Elliott|
|Here is baby Wynn on the lap quilt I designed. Barkcloth dates from the 1950's- made from natural fibers and even fiberglass back in the day. Think about your Grandmother's draperies and you will know Barkcloth!!|