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About Me: I am the creative person behind Ribbonwood Cottage. A mother, wife and grandmother. My goal in life is to leave a lasting legacy to my family that life is incredible. God gave us this one life and it is worth the journey! A believer. A pianist, church music and worship director. Focused on intentionally living the best life possible.

June 7, 2008

Trash to treasure

Hi thanks for visiting! I had to do this in a few posts because my computer couldn't seem to load everything, so be sure to scroll down! Thanks.

This is an old dresser my hubby and I painted white and there are the cutest little thinga ma bobs that we added to the front but you can't see them. Whaaaaa! I painted the tray on top dark navy and added stenciling that spelled America.

These frames were awful, so I painted them dark black/navy and then stenciled stars at the corners. I love to repaint frames and reuse them! They hold stitcheries I did many birthdays ago!!

Here is yet another metal basket that I barely spray painted. I usually add plants to it that are seasonal, mums for fall, poinsettias for winter just to change it around. Thanks so much for visiting!

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Kathy said...

Love the cabinet and the detail on the doors and the little touch you added to the frames is so pretty.
Thanks for sharing.


Beverly said...

Thanks for visiting my blog. Please come visit again.

I love all your trash to treasures - each so creative. My favorites is your uses of the fence posts.


Splashes of Pink and Mint said...

I also love to paint my furniture white! It gives a fresh look. You're a creative woman, thank you for sharing your ideas!

blessings said...

Metal baskets have so many great uses, don't they?! I like how you added stars to the frames too. Blessings.. POlly

Rebecca said...

LOVE the white dresser! Great treasures!
Thanks for sharing.
Hugs and Blessings,