Wednesday, August 31, 2011

White Wednesday

I found this wooden piece on a thrift hunt.  It is handmade as far as I can tell.  It was originally brown and had ceramic knobs. 
Hubby was good enough to switch out the knobs for me (more thrift finds) and I painted it Heirloom White.  Add a pretty tag and it's done!
I think these are so unique and sweet used to hold necklaces and bracelets.
This cutie was a rusted old oil can.  I painted it white and added my hand painted roses, buds and greenery.  There's a little hole in the spout with enough room to add wire to make this a photo or note holder.
This is just a wee forgotten medicine bottle.  I struggled with whether or not I should embellish it because I found it lovely in it's simplicity.  I ended up adding a few bits to it but kept it simple.  Love the vintage sheet music just teared off and applied with tea stained gauze and a fall colored paper rose.
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Cindy Adkins said...

Happy White Wednesday!! I'm in the midst of making a treasury--You'll be in it!!

Ozma of Odds said... always, you "plant" ie(paint) your rose garden on the most forgotten "junk" and make them lovely:)

xo, Rosemary

Tina Eudora said...

I love what you did with those fabulous "finds" Roselle! Everything looks better with some rose paintings or crystal applied to it!
Have a great day...
Tina xo

Vicki said...

Love your creations! The oil can is so pretty. Just did a pumpkin one with my daughter.

victoriantailor said...

LOve the hue of pink, very sweet things, Celeste, The Victorian Tailor

Bella said...

Hi Roselle,
You seriously make the best finds! I think the old bottle all frilled up is perfect!! Love the toast server below... I am gonna have to go stuff finding:-))

trumatter said...

Oh my Roselle! I got routed from Linda's blog and what a beautiful blog you have. I love the those baby blue knobs on white and being an editor I specially love your tagline that tells so much about you in a jiffy! Grabbing your button now!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Such beautiful whites today!!



I've been a follower of your beautiful blog. I love your baby blue knobs. Thanks for the chance on such generous giveaway! See ya at Susan's. Hugs, FABBY

Rebecca said...

Love your beautiful whites my friend. You've been painting up a storm!!!! I finally have lots and lots of stuff base painted! Hope it's enough to last thru Christmas. Last year I ran out! :(

Love to you my talented friend~


trumatter said...

Roselle, your beautiful blog is now on my sidebar. Come over and see whether you like the photo I chose for your button :) If you do have a dedicated button, please do tell.


Betsy said...

Such pretty treasures. Love the sweet little bottle...just perfect!

Honey at 2805 said...

Oh what pretty treasure you have created. The little oil can all dressed up in so sweet as well as that adorable tag and altered bottle.

Thanks for following. I have been a friend and follower for a while. I am so pleased that you linked to Potpourri Friday and helping to make it a success! I appreciate you and hope you will link up again next week!

A Cottage Muse said...

Beautiful treasures Roselle!

Sherri said...

I just found your blog and it is beautiful!!! I'll be back!!

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

That oil can is too cute! I can't believe it was once an oil can. Nice WHite Wednesday post!

lynn said...

roselle, i love your hand painted roses! such sweet projects today:)

Charm Bracelet Diva said...

What a beautiful jewelry holder! And the oil can transforamtion is amazing ~ who knew an oil can could look so pretty?


Ginger said...

Love the creations you've shown today. Especially the oil can. Reminds me of my dad. When he farmed he had one like that. Yours is much prettier. :)

Jann Olson said...

Lovely, the medicine bottle is so sweet. Just the right amount of decor. Certainly doesn't distract from it's beauty. I really need to paint me some roses. Haven't done it for years. Seeing yours, brings back such fond memories.

Audrey said...

Your blog is beautiful.
What a great treasure hunter you are!
You were very kind to visit my blog and leave a comment!
Thank you.
Blessings, Audrey

Tiff said...

Happy White Wednesday! I love your make overs! That little bottle is gorgeous! x

Ellen said...

Linking in 2805. I just love the wooden piece all painted up with the new knobs. I would love that in my bedroom. Your blog post was beautiful.

Cindy Adkins said...

It's ALL gorgeous!!! I'm still laughing about your zip code comment about your hilarious!! LOL

You KNOW you will be featured on my new blog!!!

Elaine said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog.. i love your thrift store finds and what you did with them.


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