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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Share Your Creations Party # 10



Welcome to Share Your Creations Party #10!!




Share Your Creations


I hope you all had a fun Halloween! I'm still on a sugar high from all of the candy I've been eating! lol...We had a ton of trick or treaters, but still had candy left. I was ready for them this year!


Anyway, I am getting my party up really early this week. I have a ton to do today and we are having my dad's birthday party here tonight...so it's a busy day for me!



I wanted to feature some great project transformations this week.


Carrie at Dittle Dattle is working on a teen lounge for her teenagers. It is turning out awesome!


Penny at Flea market Makeovers made this clock out of a tin plate. Love it!







Diane at Littlee painted this bookshelf and added wrapping paper inside. It turned out great!
Shelley at Calapso in the Country went from a basket of newspapers to this pretty vignette on her coffee table!

Kathryn at The Dedicated House really brought out the details in these finials with a little paint...they look great!
Great stuff! Keep them coming....




I wanted to share this little rooster cabinet that I revamped. I've had it for at least 10 years. It looked so cute in my old house...but not so much in my house now. The paint was chipping too, however, I still loved the roosters! Sooooo.....




I got out my paints and gel stain and went to work. As you can see I painted the top and sides deep red and green. I also added some deeper gold paint on the doors and bottom of the cabinet. Next, I wiped on a little gel stain I had left over from the kitchen cabinets to darken it and give it that aged look.


The last thing I did was paint the little swirls and fleur de lis at the top...free handed it as you might can tell...lol...now I can use it again! Better than being up in the attic...



Ok...What did you create?

You can link any item you have created, any room or outdoor space you have decorated, any piece of furniture you have painted, recipes...and the list goes on and on. Also, if you have an Etsy store you are welcome to add a link to your store on your blog. All I ask is that you add a link back to my blog so others can find the party.

Add your link...




I promise I will be adding alot of new Etsy Store items this week! My store is almost empty!! I have had alot of custom orders so I have been running behind. Also, I am starting on Christmas this week too. No rest for me! lol...I'm going to hit it hard!

11 comments:

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Hi Kristen! What great features! I absolutely adore your cabinet!! I love all of the colors; and the roosters are just the cutest!! Very pretty!! Thanks for hosting this party each week!!

♥ Sonny ♥ said...

Great job on that cabinet Kristen.
I love all the folks items you highlighted.. I need to go visit them and get a closer look..

Thank you for hosting and allowing me to join your party..

Sonny

Valerie said...

Thank you for being such a sweet hostess each week!!! I love the participants and the amazing ideas they each come up with! I adore the roosters!

Debbiedoo's blogging and blabbing said...

I am coming right over now and taking that piece off your hands! Your really can't love it as much as I do! Thanks for hosting.

Gail said...

Hi Kristen, what a cute cabinet make-over! Great features this week.

Enjoy your day,
Gail

Tami @ Scribbles and Swirls said...

Love the way your little cabinet turned out. Always enjoy seeing what everyone comes up with for your party.
~Tami

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Flea Market Makeovers said...

Hi Kristen!
Thanks for featuring my clock! I love what you did with your rooster cabinet!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

YAY my first time joining your party Kristin!! Thanks for hosting, Martina

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

Kristen, thank you for featuring my little finials! I adore your rooster cabinet. So sweet! Great job on sprucing her up a bit. Have a grand evening. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

CalypsoInTheCountry said...

Oh my gosh - what a nice surprise to see my vignette! Thanks for the feature! I don't have anything to contribute this week. After the snowstorm, a power outtage and no school because of it for most of the week, I don't have an ounce of creativity left in me! But I look forward to enjoying everyone else's projects!
-Shelley

Nancy said...

Hi Kristen, I love what you did to the rooster cabinet! It looks just like your style! Nancy

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