Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Repurposed Home Decor

Farmhouse Fresh Home Decor

Here are some examples of our re-designed and re-purposed home decor
Here we have taken a small horse weather vane
and made a stand from and industrial wheel and a piece of pipe.
It is small enough to incorporate into your decor,
by placing it on top of a farm table or sideboard etc.

On this piece Walter has taken an arrow
that had been attached to something with a collar.
He slid the collar onto an upturned funnel and finished it off
by adding a copper ball to the top with epoxy
This will be a conversation piece anywhere you put it...perfect on a mantle

This piece is the easiest since we just placed this fabulous gyro-arrow
on top of a vintage funnel...no work at all

These are just a few examples
of some of the types of repurposed and re-designed
items we specialize in.

Monday, November 19, 2012

An Easy Christmas Display with Lots of Charm

Capture the Imagination....With a Super Easy Christmas Display

I was lucky...awhile back I came across several of these large, vintage, covered jars
I've used them over and over again for many different items
This year I have transformed it into a Christmas Snow Scene
with just a few items I had around the house
I started out with some plain old rock salt in the bottom of the jar
and added a few bottle brush trees, some small shiny candy canes,
a vintage cardboard house ornament and a
Santa & Sleigh from a Christmas Village Set I have...simple, right!
You can literally use anything you have
We all probably have way too much Christmas decor
packed away....cause it is so irresistible
Here is the finished product

It took no time at all and I Love it

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

To Cloche or Not to Cloche

Make Your Own Cloche Idea

I love to corral things in groups...cloches make that easy,
So I have been scouring sales to find drinking glasses that were suitable

On this pair, I used a clear Epoxy to glue speckled marbles on top 

On others, we used a combination of cabinet knobs and finials...

The options are endless

An old finial makes a lovely handle for this cloche

Here we used a glass dresser knob in the shape of a star
This particular style ( the star)  is available for sale on the website
Look at how lovely ordinary objects look when cloched

Vintage Shiny Brights sparkle and pop
Antique Railroad Conductor Buttons look regal
Vintage Industrial weights or Antique Jingle Bells remind us of yesteryear
Old ornaments paired with other vintage decor create a unique look
Well....I'm on my way out to look for more 
vintage glasses I can turn into Cloches!