Thursday, June 11, 2015

Fail to Fab and More

Painted (again) the little table with CeCe Caldwell Santa Fe Turquoise after another coat of  Zinsser Cover Stain (see  first try post here), wiped a bit of the paint off with a damp paper towel and then added a stencil. 

First try with the Antiques and Collectibles stencil.

Washed off my first try of 'and collectibles', stencilled again. 

Waxed, polished, finished (evening photo).

Here is the MORE ...

After I finished the little table I wanted to try out some more signs. 

A few pieces of my collection of well aged fence boards and the new stencils from Funky Junk Interiors plus CeCe Caldwell's Simply White and Beckley Coal Black and sponge dabbers were used.

Made 2 'arrow and Farmer's Market' signs.

Made a big GROCERY sign. 

Used a combination of two stencils to make the COLLECTIBLES MARKET sign, DH added the rusty hinge. (mixture of day and evening photos)

Tried out Historic Route 66 on a narrow board.

I'm having fun, learning more with each project.

Here are my earlier stencil posts: here, here, here, here.

Thanks for visiting.

 Featured by Kathryn @ The Dedicated House

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  1. Love how the table turned out and all the signs are great!


  2. Hi Joy! Your table turned out beautifully! I love the color you used and the words are perfect. Also, your signs are fabulous :) Enjoy the upcoming weekend! Hugs!

  3. That table is beautiful! Turquoise is my new favorite color :)

  4. So cute. You do such beautiful work. Love the table and all of your signs.


  5. Your getting pretty good with those stencil and have made some really great signs! Love all of them really, but love the color of the table!

  6. Great projects! My favorite is the collectibles market sign:)

  7. oh my goodness I love this--I have an umbrella table that just needs to stop being ugly and now I think I can do it--I've been avoiding anything permanent

  8. Suuuuuuper cute stuff, Joy! Keep experimenting, I'm enjoying every minute of it! :) Your stuff is looking mighty authentic!

  9. Hopped in from Mrs. Olson's SYC and have to say I fell in love with your blue topped table immediately. Glad I'm here.

  10. Hi Joy, adore your table--gorgeous transformation! Blessings, Cecilia

  11. Love the color of the table and the stenciling Joy! I did a little stenciling today as well. I love to stencil! Your signs are all great! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  12. So very pretty! Thank you for sharing. You are one of the features at the Anything Blue Friday party at The Dedicated House. Here is the link to this week's party. Hope to see you again at the blue soiree! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  13. The Weekly Feature Series is live which you are one of the features. Pop on over when you have time to check it out! Have a great week ahead! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  14. Your table is just darling. I really love all of your pretty. Thank you for sharing at SYS and enjoy the rest of your weekend!
    XO Barbara

  15. Love how this table turned out. You are really getting good with the stencils.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasure


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