Friday, December 31, 2010

An Attempt at Shabby...

I had no idea I had collected so many frames!

The wonderful old iron bed kinda gets lost in here!

I bought this suitcase for the wonderful pink insides!

I love these old church signs...just a little paint and sandpaper to make it perfect!

What a dress...wouldn't that make a great bride dress????

I love the old scale!

The cabinet with glass doors sold today!

I wish I had a place in my house for this hutch...but alas!

I have to learn how to re-wire chandeliers...oh well, someone else's project!

I decided it was time to try my hand at a creamy shabby booth.  Now you guys know from my previous posts that we love color.  However I looked around my garage and was taken back at how much white, cream, gold and brown I had.  So this is my amateur attempt.  It is really hard for me not to try and add some brasher color...but I resisted.  The proof will be in the sales...but it was fun.  Happy New Year!


  1. Well I really really like it. The robins egg blue windows add a nice touch of color. That's a great church sign. I have one from the original church where I grew up and it still has all the old signage in it. Wouldn't part with it for anything. Have a great New Years my friend!!

  2. You are definately Shabby! I mean that in the best way! What a great idea for hanging the frames! As I'm looking at your sidebar, I see your shabby hutch with the jadite green and the caption says that Lone Star Antiques in Fredricksburg? I go there everytime I make a trip to visit my sister in NewBraunfels! Here's wishing you a very Happy and Prosperous New Year!

  3. It looks beautiful ! I always love seeing your treasures at Lone Star !


  4. Denis, great frames, love the shabby, casual look of them!I wish I had one of those old church signs, they were so cool. I grew up in a time,when they were still used in country churches, such simple looks.
    Carol in GA

  5. Hey Denis....Love all of your old frames and you did a good job with your new "shabby" look! Hope you had a Happy New Year....and oh, yea, I hope that dress was not a return from Jewel! He, he, he........xo xo Cathy aka GGJ