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Thursday, February 25, 2010

We are...

not ready for retirement!

That's what a couple of very old,
plain,
somehow beat up to perfection
enamel bowls told us when we walked by...

And you know what?
They were right!




What are antiques whispering in your ear today?


BOTH SOLD!


Linked to:
Sanctuary Arts at Home
The shabby nest
The DIY showoff

30 comments:

Faded Charm said...

You guys have the best ideas. Keep em coming. Also loved the candle.

Hope you had a nice day.

Kathleen

Amy Kinser said...

So happy that you came by my blog so that I could find you. You guys have great ideas that I can't wait to try.

TheSmithHotel said...

Love those plates! Very cute idea! Always looking for new ideas to reuse old things!
Thanks for sharing,
Jody

Linda said...

I would look at those and see, well old plates. You look at them and see treasures. Wonderful ideas!

Faye said...

Beautiful.You guys are so talented.Hope you have a blessed day! LOve, Faye

Lori said...

what a glorious makeover...i love it!!!

FRAMBOISINE said...

Toujours de belles idées toutes aussi charmantes !
Belle journée................

Sue said...

Such talent, such creativity, I'm always so, so impressed. I love those plates and what you have done with them. Amazing!
Take care, Sue

A Cottage Muse said...

You are so clever and inspiring! Thank you for sharing. Glad to know I'm not the only one who can hear their treasures talking!

LuLu said...

what's whispering in my ear is that i wish i lived right next door to you so i can pop over every morning with my latte and see what latest and greatest thing you created!! OH MY so cute,
xo,
LuLu

Zita - Mlle Magpie said...

Love what you did with that enamelware. I'm telling you, you guys really need to get serious about a book!

Candice said...

I just love this idea !
I have to go antiquing this weekend and see if I can find some old plates. San Telmo maybe?
Chau, C~

Susan said...

So glad you found away to Save the Bowls! What a wonderful idea!

Secondhandrose said...

Love the idea. Ironstone would work well too. come for a visit.

karen

Karen- The Graphics Fairy said...

Those plates turned out great!! So cute!

Wendy @ The Shabby Nest said...

So clever!

cozycapeintheburbs said...

I love this idea. Thank you for sharing. Your blog is wonderful.

Tiffany said...

What a fantastic idea! They look beautiful! Nice job. What did you use to adhere the photos to the plates? Thanks for sharing this great idea!

Laura said...

Great idea! Did you decoupage them on? I've never seen your blog before, and it's great!

www.MaisonStGermain.com said...

What a great idea! You have insprired me to create something today:)
~Debra
Blog: Capers of the vintage vixens

Ann Creek said...

I'm going to keep my eye out for this type of enamelware. These look so great.

littlethings1 said...

So adorable , love the rustic charm !!
Have a wonderful & creative weekend !
Eunice

northern cottage said...

Isn't enamelware one of the best finds? And I totally agree - the chippier the better! I just blogged about some of my enamelware today too! http://northerncottage.blogspot.com/2010/02/above-cabinets-or-not.html

Hapi said...

hello... hapi blogging... have a nice day! just visiting here....

Herbgirl said...

So cute! I'm gonna hang here awhile and look at all your pretties.......Herbal Blessings, Mandy

Embellished Bayou said...

What a great idea, they look lovely!

KATHY said...

Hi, i love what you did!! What a great idea....Kathy

Debra@Common Ground said...

Oh My Gosh, I love this idea!

julie said...

what a great idea! way to recycle!

Donna Rafferty said...

I love the old time look to this - what a fabulous idea!