Saturday, July 9, 2011

~ Recycle and Refresh ~ embellished tin pail

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For having used the word "recycle" I really should have the *original* item as proof, but I can't ever remember to take a photo before I get started on a project (I'm brilliant like that).

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anyway, it all started with a shiny tin pail and some un-pretty print on it that I didn't like.

All it took was some FolkArt paint by Plaid (I used Basil Green and Wicker White) to change up the silly little tin into something fun!

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Prima fabric flowers and rhinestones .. beautiful ribbons from dear Miss Kim Duran (so many lovely colors to choose from in her etsy shop) ..

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And some very, very special trinket pins from sweet Miss Patty. Thank you so much Patty..... I have been saving them for ever so long, waiting on the perfect project. Here they are, mixed with a few of my own berry pins.

(I decided that if trinket pins can go right side up, they can go upside down too)

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Other goodies from Melissa Frances (resin keyhole) and Want2Scrap (chipboard swirl).

thank you for visiting!

~ vi

12 comments:

  1. This is amazing Viola!!! You are such an inspiration to us all :) love it! Have a fab weekend :) x

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  2. This is priceless; and breathtaking!

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  3. How pretty! I especially like the trinket pins upside down!

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  4. So gorgeous! I just love it and the way you used the pins. You have such amazing ideas!

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  5. Stunning Vio! I love the softness of the flowers and the ribbon and the way you have used the baubles and beads. Take a look at my Cinderella Pails on my blog. I revamped two plastic pails using only paper. http://allthingsmoz.blogspot.com/2011/07/cinderella-pail.html
    My flowers arrived safely, many thanks. They are fabulous. I'm so enjoying your work.
    Hugz

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  6. So beautiful Viola, all your embellies are gorgeous!

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  7. Just gorgeous Viola!!! So many sweet details.

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  8. Evelene SterlingJuly 9, 2011 at 11:13 PM

    Wow I love the lovely rich look to all your projects.

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  9. Oh my gosh - SO gorgeous!!!!! Love how you hung the pins! You're very inspirational to me, sweets! :)

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  10. This is so pretty and elegant!! Awesome work!!
    Pei Li

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  11. Adorable and so shabby, I love it! Love your upside down pins too!

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