Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Thrifty Shopping, and Pretty in Pink




Remember these?

Made out of these mini match boxes?
Well, I tried some pink ones.

What do you think?
How I did it:
These are made herbal tea bags dyed pink
with thinned down food coloring.
Short tutorial on how I did it here.


My thrifty Treasures today:
Sweet little pink cupboard,
and some little vintage baby shoes, with socks!!

Now turn on your imagination for this one,
and click so you can better see it.
This will soon be a shabby white bird nest holder!
(or, maybe I'll save it for next Easter.)


Love this frame!
It will probably become a chalk board.
It is a greenish color.
I like the color, but think I would like it shabby white better.
What do you think?
Oh, not sure what I will do with the little black tin pitcher.
Just liked it.

And a cradle. I can never resist a cradle.


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16 comments:

vicki said...

Love Love Love the litttle pink boxes!
Vicki

Lori said...

You did your post just right! I love it all... U R soo wonderful! Thanks from me to you!

Really Rainey said...

Great "stuff" I looked over everything!
My two cents about the "greenish" frame is that yes indeed it should be white! And the little black pitcher needs some white daisies!
Happy Easter

~Really Rainey~

Jan @ bobbypins boardwalk said...

You've posted my favorites -- love those tea bag roses. I think that the frame would look great in a shabby white chalkboard, and I can also visualize the nest holders. Love it all, and thanks so much for linking up to the boardwalk Bragfest!

T's Daily Treasures said...

They are so sweet. Tiny matchboxes but they don't look tiny when you pretty them up. The pink is lovely! Lots of great thrifty finds too. Have fun playing with them all. Many blessings, Tammy

dora said...

!Que cantidad de cositas!. Todo es preciosos, quizá si pintaría el cuadro en blanco, pero bueno así tambien es bonito. felicidades

CountryBlessings@Lakewood said...

Always enjoy stopping by. So much eye candy!
Blessings,
Cindy

The Feathered Nest said...

Hi sweet Barbara ~ You always find the best stuff!! And what you will transform these goodies into is always beautiful!! hugs and love, Dawn

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Love the match book boxes and I am really admiring your finds!! I just bought a cradle too and i am thinking of painting it white and doing a shabby chic effect on it.
Debbie

Grannys Attic said...

I love it all! Can't wait to see the nest holder! Blessings, Vicky

Marilyn said...

I'm saving my Pomegranate Pizzazz (Bigelow) tea bags so I can try to make some of those pretty little roses! These bags are a dark pink and I think they'll be nice, IF I can make them look like yours!

The cradle is so sweet! Thanks for sharing! Happy Easter. ♥♫

Becky@Beyond The Picket Fence said...

I hear ya on the cradle--I love them. i wish we could go thrifting together--you always find the cutest things! The little boxes are lovely, thanks for linking up!

Liberty Biberty said...

Oh my goodness!!
You just find the best things don't you?!!!
Mercedes

Raspberries and Rose Petals said...

Oh boy...gonna have to try the pink teabag roses! ;)

Have a blessed Easter!

Warmly,
Lori

Lori said...

I love the match boxes.

Thanks for joining Get Your Craft on Thursday. Please join me next week for another wonderful party!!

Please stop by next week I am having guest over each day and I would love for you to tell them HI!

Tina said...

Those are just darling,
T