Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Tales from the Weekend

Had a busy busy weekend but before I get onto that I wanted to share a couple of pieces decorated in a shabby style, first up are these wooden wall candle holders I got from Country Love Crafts.





Once decorated they look look great on the wall in the dining room!








Carrying on with the shabby theme, I picked up this box with handle from The Stamp Attic on Saturday.




This is the transformation and it now holds flavoured olive oils!
PS It also holds wine bottles perfectly ;)



On sunday I taught a private crop and we made shabby book boxes like the one below, unfortunately the french on this is wrong but it was corrected for the day :)








I will post some pictures of their finished boxes soon as they all looked amazing!

Ok onto Saturday, Here are all the altered Ikea mirrors produced on the scrapyard challenge workshop I held  at The Stamp Attic, same technique but all so very different! It was good to catch up with everyone again.













Thanks for reading,

Andy

16 comments:

  1. Amasing how a class can be different in the intrepretation with the same things. love the wine sorry oil holder. Love Fracnesca

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  2. ooo how fantastic your country style shabby chic items look. a touch of the provincial look. very classy. and i love the mirrors. all using the same basic idea but managing to be different from each other. nice job!

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  3. Can't wait to see what you do to the table and chairs!

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  4. Lovely alterations Andy and the mirrors look stunning!

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  5. Im loving the shabby look and will need to get some of those candle holders.
    I love how all the mirrors have turned out so varied. great results.

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  6. Those altered mirrors are just superb !!

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  7. Because who would disagree with Mark Gould as he is bigger than me/height wise, not tummy wise!

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  8. Wow you did have a busy weekend.

    Love all the shabby-chic pieces and those mirrors are fabulous.

    Toni xx

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  9. I guess i booked the wrong workshop because i definitely need those candle holders. They'll fit perfect into my dining room.(:o)

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  10. Absolutely love the shabby chic look - and the lettering on those pieces is stunning! The Ikea mirrors look amazing...
    Alison x

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  11. Like your new decorated wood items! Very nicely done. GREAT mirror designs and finishes. Wow! :)

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  12. Wow It seems thst you had a busy weekend but it was so worth it!!!!!

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  13. Faboulous set of works, woowwww...... !!! Coco

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  14. Love your shabby chic sconces Andy - showing your romantic side there then!!
    The bottle/wine holder is fab - I need one of those for oils etc. So clever as always.
    Juliax

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