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Sunday, March 17, 2013

a few small projects and a tub…

I got to go junking recently and found some odds and ends for my fireplace.
the first project was a baby shoe, which I replaced the laces with seam binding, added some lace, dried statice, and a rose and greenery to the tiny shoe.
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target had $3 nests—a small nest sat inside a larger nest.  below, is the smaller nest.  I just added laces and ribbons and 3 old doorknobs to it. 
and the claypot, in the cloche, has some moss and a single hydrangea added to it.
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this chalkboard was found at hobby lobby.  the nest has robin egg blue eggs, seam binding, a little hope sign and lace edging and it’s all sitting in an old blue melamine bowl.
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a white wreath was found at a restore store for just 50 cents.  it had some worn xmas ornaments on it, which I removed.
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originally, I added a bunny to the wreath, but, it fell off the wall, –and the cute bunny shattered:(
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and here is everything on my mantle.
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I love picmonkey and my new claw foot tub!  it’s not installed yet, but, it’s cute to look at:)
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I want to thank you all for the sweet comments and emails—I really appreciate you taking the time to visit.  have a great week!
today’s charming blog is daisy pink cupcake!

28 comments:

  1. Lynn - How sweet and serene your mantle looks! I love all the little vignettes.

    Judy

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  2. Poor bunny! I just broke an old creamer this week so I feel your pain. Regardless of the bunnyless wreath, your mantel is charming. The baby shoe is adorable and would be a lovely gift for a new mama! And that tub! It's a work of art just sitting there.

    Doorknobs for eggs. You are a clever girl. :)

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  3. Lynn your mantle looks so pretty! What a sweet baby shoe....LOVE the wire cloche....Love that sweet chalk board...LOVE it all!And a beautiful claw tub!

    Anne

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  4. Your nests and the baby shoe are so sweet!!! Beautiful tub as well.
    Mary Alice

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  5. That baby shoe looks so sweet, Lynn! Love the addition of the seam binding and florals. Great nests! I found a nice set of nests and eggs at Target about two years ago. Such a great buy.

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  6. Oh Lynn, as usual you have my mouth agape at all your wonderful finds/arrangements.
    Is that a real tub to be used like us common folk use tubs (ie: filled with luxurious bubbles and scents) or is that a pretty little thing to fill with flowers and such? Either way, it's fabulous!

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  7. Your mantle looks just darling, Lynn. That baby shoe is just the sweetest thing ever. I love it all-including the tub- xo Diana

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  8. Oh, my! I sure do love what you have done to that little baby shoe! Makes me want to look for one! Nancy

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  9. The little baby shoe is sweet and I am sorry about your cute bunny. Your display looks beautiful. I love picmonkey, too.

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  10. Your mantel is darling! I love that lace wrapped wreath. The upside is that it will work year round without the bunny! Sorry about the oops! LOVE your darling new tub!

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  11. What a shame your sweet bunny broke. It all looks so lovely and I have serious bath envy. What a gorgeous shape that bath is - love it!
    Hugs ~ Kerryanne

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  12. OMG!!!Lynn your mantel so cute. I love all your special touches and how you use vintage things in your decor. You are just amazing when it comes to this stuff. I love your tub too. Ohhhh it is so sweet.
    Kris

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  13. Oh my! I want to jump into that tub right now--I'm so jealous :) Your projects are adorable--I especially love that shoe. If I would have saved some of the kids shoes--darn. I might have to go to goodwill and pretend it is one of the kids shoes ;) Love this post!

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  14. How I love that little white shoe. Your arrangement is stunning.
    Thank you for the inspiration.
    Blessings,
    Carolynn

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  15. I love how your mantle looks! Perfect accessories!! And that tub is just gOrGeOus!!!!!!

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  16. Fabulous decor!!!! Love that little baby shoe!

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  17. cute cute cute!!!
    love the shoe, and your tub.

    blessings
    barb

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  18. Your mantle looks perfect! You always do just the right touches to your vignettes. That tub is amazing, I can't wait to see it all hooked up.

    ~Shanon

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  19. Hi Lynn, Looks like lots of great finds!!! Love all the pretty touches... too bad about the bunny )= Great inspiration!!! (=

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  20. Awesome mantle! The baby shoe decoration is precious:)

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  21. Hi Lynn,

    Lovely baby shoe with the lace and love the bunny, too bad it broke...total bummer. The. mantel looks lovely

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  22. PS: fantastic tub, how wonderful to soak in and just look at!

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  23. Love your new additions, they look gorgeous! (I love PicMonkey too!) ~Diane

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  24. Your mantel looks so pretty...the street sign is cute!!

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  25. Love everything and that baby shoe is adorable. I have mine from when I was a baby my mom had it bronzed for all her kids.

    Cynthia

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  26. Lynn, that's just the sweet kind of thing I got a baby shoe for, but I just have never done anything with mine. It's been sitting waiting for me to do something with it. Thank you for the idea. I also appreciate hearing where you get things. My daughter was just at Hobby Lobby (I don't have one nearby) and I don't think she saw those chalkboards, and I bet she might have wanted one. Maybe I'll have her pick me one up as well! Thanks!
    Liz

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  27. Lynn, I am so happy that I found your beautiful blog. Your mantel is charming and I love all the sweet touches! Following you now!:)

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  28. This too is very pretty Lynn....love everything whatever you do...thank you...Hugs....sujatha..:):)

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