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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Share Your Creations Party #35




Welcome to Share Your Creations Party #35! I hope you will link up and join in the fun this week! There are alot of great spring projects going around in blog land!
 
 
Share Your Creations
On with the features...
Gayle at Gayle's Decorative Touch turned this feed sack into an apron. What a great idea!



I couldn't believe this pretty wreath was made out of painted plastic bottles...Wow! Visit Paula at Virginia Sweet Pea for the tutorial.

Misti at Living On Cypress Hill made some pretty pillows and curtains for her breakfast nook. Love the colors!

For my creation I thought I would show you this "B" I painted yesterday. It was solid gold to begin with but it needed some color. Since I am adding in blue I thought it would be the perfect color to paint it. I also added a little green and then rubbed antique gold rub n buff around the edges. Then I took sand paper and roughed it up a little to make it look aged.  It was quick and easy and gave me the pop of blue I needed in the bookcase.

I am planning on showing you the bookcases complete next week. I swear I am not going to move one more thing!

What did you create?

You can link any item you have created, any room you have decorated, a vignette, a piece of furniture you have painted, a recipe and the list goes on and on....

 Please add a link back to my blog so others can join the party.





14 comments:

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kristen, these are great features! Thanks so much for hosting!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I saw Gail's apron when she posted it and fell in love with that, Kristen! I love your B ~ yes, I think that's a great way to bring in some of your blue. I can't wait to see these bookcases! Thanks for hosting!

Ms. Redo said...

Great features, can't wait to visit the bloggers! Today I shared the dresses my 16-year-old daughter and I made as part of the "Dress a Girl Around the World" project through Hopeful Threads blog. Thanks for hostessing the party! Hugs ~ Mary

Savvy Seasons said...

Thanks for hosting! xo ~Liz

Gail said...

What a surprise! Thanks for the feature Kristen and for hosting. I love your "B"! Enjoy your day, Gail

Amaco said...

Thanks for using AMACO's Rub ' Buff on your "B". Really like how this turned out - I may have to try this at home myself! I'd like to post this on our Facebook page if that's ok.

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Nice features Kristen. Thanks for having me. Love the breakfast table! Hugs,
FABBY

Nancy said...

Kristen, What color of blue did you use...I just love it! Nancy

NanaDiana said...

Kriten, What great features here today. I hope you are having a good weekend. Love the nook with curtains and pillows- xo Diana

Misti@Living On Cypress Hill said...

Thanks for the feature Kristen!! It was a nice surprise! And I love your B. I have an L that probably looks like yours used to. Now I might want to change it. :)

Paula said...

Thanks for featuring my wreath. My father-in-law came over last night and got a real kick out of the fact that I used plastic bottles to make the flowers.

I hope you have a great weekend.

The House at Bluebird Lane said...

Love the features this week! Especially the apron. :-) I'm excited to be joining the fun this week. Thanks for hosting!
Sharla

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