Thursday, February 28, 2019

February 2019 Thrifts and Stencil



February Hints of Spring



Finished stencil - Tutorial after the thrifted finds




Violets, hints of spring and mid-February - SNOW. It got worse, we had snow, ice, snow, more snow. More than usual for Coastal BC. Rain is what usually happens.



Black Transferware platter with marks, very old.



Pink Roses on China - the pink Cup and Saucer with lace and small roses teacup is Royal Albert True Love.


Plaster sun figure holding a figure. Heavy. Needs some gold/bronze paint touchups.




The bunny is a tiny hint of Easter. The dried roses are from my last pick of the season in late fall and the jar of wooden spools are from my sister. Silver plate tarnished cutlery needs some TLC.




Wooden Framed Windsor Electric Clock - needs to be rewired (had very old cord).







Tray and Tote Stencilled





Tray and Tote Before




Painted out the inside of the tray - overpainted the original tray with Fusion Buttermilk Cream, then Fusion Picket Fence and then again with Fusion Buttermilk Cream for the background.




Stencilling - measured/taped and used CeCe Caldwell's Beckley Coal and a Martha Stewart stencil brush.





Bee on Tray






Stencilled a bee on long sides of the tote


I first waxed the stencilled tray with ASCP Clear Wax and waxing brush (large wooden handle) and then added CeCeCaldwell's Aging Cream then CeCeCaldwell's Aging Dust to the tray using an old paint brush applying very lightly.





Tray and Tote Before and After




A bit of fun as the snow melts and the ice under the snow is showing water stains.



Thanks for visiting today.

Joy

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Thursday

Janet of Try It - Like It 

Roseann of This Autoimmune Life 
Michelle of The Painted Hinge
Kristie Love My Little Cottage
Kate of Chic on a Shoestring
Kerryanne of Shabby Art Boutique

Friday


Kelly of Under a Texas Sky 
Beverly of How Sweet The Sound
 Andrea of The Cottage Market
Donna of Funky Junk Interiors
Jen of A Fireman's Wife 
Suzanne of Pieced Pastimes
Pam of Pam's Party and Practical Tips 

Saturday


Anna M. of Strawberry Butterscotch 

Cathy of Our Mini Family
Julie of Little Farmstead

Sunday

Christine of Rustic and Refined 
Roeshel of DIY Showoff 
Daniellel of Finding Silver Pennies 
Susan of Love of Home 
Cindy of Dwellings The Heart of Your Home 

Monday

Lisa of Gramma's Briefs

Chloe of Celebrate and Decorate 
of Between Naps on the Porch
Beth of Home Stories A to Z

Tuesday


Marty of A Stroll Through Life 

Maria Elena of Our Home Away From Home
Angie of Knick of Time
Robin of Fluster Buster
Katie of Lets Add Sprinkles
Marci of Stone Cottage Adventures
Sam of Raggety Bits 
Ann of The Apple Street Cottage

Wednesday


Tarah of To Grandma's House We Go 

Rebecca of R and R At Home 
Cecilia of My Thrift Store Addiction 
Kathy of A Delightsome Life

9 comments:

  1. How cute is that black transferware platter - love the little birds on it. Your bee tray is beautiful, will sell quickly I am sure. We too have had enough snow/ice - almost all of february! It snowed again last night, they called for 2-4 cm but we just got a light dusting that mostly melted - can barely tell this morning thank goodness as I didn't want to shovel again (hubby is away)

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  2. Such lovely treasures this morning! It would be hard for me to part with any of them! Every time I look at a piece of wood, I think “What would Joy do with that?” I love the bee stencil.....I need to look at your posts and write down where you get your stencils and order a few. I’m really hoping to do more arts and crafts this year. Seeing your beautiful pieces motivates me!

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  3. Love the black transfer-ware platter ...first I have seen. Thanks for sharing all you interesting finds.

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  4. I love the white lantern with the frosted glass. You have a great eye for finding amazing things!

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  5. Dear Joy wow what a collection. Love them all. The bee is cute.did u buy the tote. It is really cute. I hv to visit your blog again.tc stay blessed always

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  6. Very nice bringing nature in to daily life looks great thanks 4vsharing come see us at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

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  7. I love the bee stencil! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm!

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  8. I love bees. The black and white transferware platter is amazing. I love the bunny too.

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Thanks for visiting. I read and appreciate all your comments. Joy

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