Thursday, November 29, 2012

Fun Christmas Pictures

I just have to show you this post from
I love her blog,
from her gorgeous banner,
to her wonderful pictures and cute ideas..
Today's was too sweet and inspiring not to show you.

After you see these pics,
head on over and see the rest,
and  tell her I said Hi!!

Blessings all

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Just For Fun Whites

 Whites and golds for Blissful Whites Wednesday.......
 Baby shoes, bells, and Silver Christmas balls....
 Perfectly chippy white table legs......
 sweet little lace bags.....for the tree, hang on little knobs....lavender sachets....
 Little trees with pearls, and evening bag.
 some old book a white basket.
 Wonderful vintage jewelry in the center of my lace flowers.
 Sweet music top to a cloche.
 Cloche with little numbered peat pot cups.
and Fleur de Lis magnets in bottle caps.

Fun and beautiful whites for a fun and beautiful party.

Thanks for coming by


and thanks to Timewashed for hosting. =)

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

the White Bench Giveaway

Giveaway at the White Bench.


Gold Bells Turned Patina

 Here is a little vignette at the store....
See those big gold bells on the left??
 Same vignette...only check out the bells now.
Here is  a closeup (sorry for blurry..
I used my Rust/Patina recipe on them.
So love how they turned out!!

Here is a link if you would like to try it.
I do anything that looks too shiny new for me.
Results depend on metals used.


Sunday, November 25, 2012

Library Card File?

Newest find. Not even out of car yet.
Library card file, or maybe pharmacists file.
Needs to be cleaned, and a bit of repair,
but such a cool piece.
lovin' it.

Happy Monday everyone,
Be blessed

Friday, November 23, 2012

Berkshire Hathaway Monopoly

 Limited Edition Berkshire Hathaway Diamond Edition Monopoly game for sale.
This Warren Buffet game was made in 2005, and only 5,000 were made.
 Brand new... all pieces still in packages...
This is a great gift for the person who has almost everything.
it has the rules...
 Pewter game pieces representing companies under Buffets conglomerate.
(not sure how you put this in business world lingo).
 ice cream cone for Dairy Queen
Airplane for his aerospace investments
couch for his furniture companies
Gecko for Geico Ins.
Cowboy boots for Justin Brands
and diamond ring for Buffets jewelry stores.

Did I say all pewter game pieces????

and here is the game board.
Click to enlarge....then click again. 
all pieces are in perfect condition.

so, I'm selling this to highest bidder...
on line price for the two I could find new was $139...

Please email your bids.....
will choose closest one to $139
(I think it will be open for 2 weeks. will keep you posted on that)

thanks and blessings

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Blissful Whites Vignettes

 Quick post for Blissful Whites Wednesday.....
Wonderful sign on Bee keep lid.
 New display at the store.
old gate, Victorian stocking (made by me) =),
and basket of treasures.
I love putting rustic and fluffy together.

blessings all, and thanks for coming by!

Oh, be sure, if you LOVE whites, to go visit
Timewashed for lots of treasures.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Rust and Patina Hinges

Distressed Barnwood Style King Size Headboard.  Contact us at 972.668.2603 to place your orders.
I Got this picture from Robert  Brantzeg of Vintage Headboards showing the hinges he used on this vintage looking headboard.
These were new Zinc covered hinges made to look old using my rust and patina tutorial. He said 'it worked

Thanks for letting me know Robert.

Hope you will all try some of the free tutorials on my side bar, and let me know how your goodies turn out.

If you want to see more of Roberts headboards go to
or click on the picture above.

blessings all and have a great week.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Blissful Whites Vignettes

 We are getting ready for our big sale this week.
Thought I'd share some pics....

 This display was just started and is really filled in now.
 cute little stenciled drawers
 and stenciled little peat pots
 filling i more display
 a basket of treasures
cool little legs and books...
and last but not least,
the 2' fur stole angel wings I'm making!!

Today I'm joining Blissful Whites Wednesday.
Take a look. There will be loads of creamy fun over there.

Getting Ready for our Big Sale

 a bit of this and that getting put together for sale this week.
We have a blue/turquoise area....
 some greens and creams
 more blues....
 bits of this and that....
and some gold frames...these are going on the mantle.
Cannot wait to show you all of it. =)


Sunday, November 11, 2012

Stenciling Fun

My friend Angie, at
did up these too cute ideas using stencils...
I sure do want to give it a try..
How about you???

Also, Angie has a great blog, with so many great ideas, tutorials, treasures on etsy..... 
Hope you'll go check it out!

thanks Angie. 

And thanks to all of you for coming by.


Thursday, November 8, 2012

Last Years Vintage Marketplace

 These are some fun pics of last years big Winter Sale at our store.

 Lots of fun coming soon,
new vendors, new items...
 still beautiful displays....
and working on more lace flowers.
Shall they be on the tree again??
on an old gate???
Part of the fun is figuring it all out.

blessings all