Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Vintage Vignette


A couple of weeks ago, I traveled to Dallas to go to Canton to the Flea Market.  I started early on Wednesday morning and stopped at every little town along the way and looked and shopped.

Somewhere along the way, I saw the cutest arrangement and had to come home and try my hand at it (that sounds better than copy it). 

It was a very simple arrangement but it caught my attention.  I started out with a small board out of the garage that I painted off white and sanded down a little.

I then took a vintage muffin tin I had and screwed it into the board for stability.  Then I added an old cake flour box and a small tin cup.  I glued the box and screwed the tin cup into the board.  I added to that an old spoon with a red handle which I glued a couple of places.

Ta-da!! It's done.

I put it on a lace doily and laid an old crocheted potholder across the front and I am very pleased with the look.

Enjoy!




Till next time, Judy


15 comments:

  1. Ohhhh, Canton, you lucky girl you! That's also on my bucket list!!!!

    Ah, yes, we find "inspiration" everywhere!! Sweet little vignette!

    xoxo

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  2. The cake flour box makes it. Love those graphics.

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  3. Clever you Judy. Isn't it great to go for a thrifting drive like that. It's so much fun, Your display looks great. Thank you for visiting and for your nice comment. x

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  4. Well, Lucy, how clever, says Ethel with an envious sigh. You are the master of cleverness.
    Brenda/Ethel

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  5. What a fun day going to Canton and shopping along the way! Love your arrangement, that is part of the fun of shopping the inspiration we get!

    Carol

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  6. What a clever idea. I love the entire look and that box of flour is wonderful.

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  7. Looks fabulous Judy, I LOVE the old cake flour box, what a find! I'm sure your 'copy' is much better than the one you saw in your travels :O) Glad to have been your 100th follower and I see Marsha of the Tattered Chick is now 101, Woo-Hoo! Deb

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  8. That looks so pretty, sweet job! LOVE that cake flour box!

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  9. A cute vignette, I love the yellow and white potholder. xo

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  10. I love your sweet arrangement, Judy. It looks like something you'd see in the "Waltons" kitchen.. You're something else with all of your talent and ideas..
    Have a happy, healthy day.
    Hugs,
    Charlotte in Va.
    PS I'll bet Lucy would love to go on a trip to the flea market in Texas with you. What trouble you two couldn't get into ! ;o)

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  11. That is so cute! Just gives a very cozy, comfy feeling to see it.

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  12. You found great vintage treasures on your trip. Makes a beautiful vintage venue! Love it all, xo's Pam

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  13. So pretty! I love all the different elements.

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  14. A very cute idea - you did good!
    Thanks for stopping by and nice comment. I need to take the time and experiment with picmonkey a bit more.
    Enjoy your weekend.

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  15. So cute! Thank you for joining me at HSH!
    Sherry

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