Monday, September 10, 2012

Frugal, Fun, Fabulous!

For a while now I have been on the hunt for what I call a "pocket" to use on my front door. I have seem some really unique ones, wicker, metal, grapevine in many shapes.
 
My front door is a beautiful door but with the glass oval I am limited to what will fit.  I have hung wreaths from above but I just don't love the way it looks so I figured a "pocket" would be perfect. 
 
 When my friend Tammy and I went junkin a couple of weeks ago I was thrilled to find one that I could up do.  It was going to need some paint for sure, I could not handle the brass and there was a dent, but for $1.99 I figured I would give it a try.

 
I grabbed my trusty ORB spray and went at it.  After it was dry I rubbed on some copper accents and then stenciled a bit. 

 
I added a couple of floral picks and ta da.....
I think I love it on my door!


The colors are great with the wood.

 
I love the colors and texture of the florals.
 
 
The stenciling is subtle enough to be the little ump it needed.
 


There is a bonus to this Frugal, Fun, Fabulous project.....it has really gotten me excited about fall and inspired several other projects...that is a bonus, right?
 
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7 comments:

  1. Shanee, what a great transformation! LOVE the fleur de lis accents that you added! You did a great job!

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  2. Love your pocket remake and how the finished product looks on your door. It is a perfect autumn touch!

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  3. Love your pocket! I like the color you used and those florals are beautiful! I have a similar pocket I'm going to be sharing later this week. Thanks for visiting Krafty Kat and commenting on our bulldog party!

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  4. The size and scale of the florals you chose is perfect! I love how you painted and embellished the pocket. I LOOOOVE Fall! XO, Pinky

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  5. This looks perfect on your door. Love your choice of flowers too!

    Gloria

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  6. Your pocket looks stunning on your front door!

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  7. How pretty! You did a fabuloous job of paintng your pocket and it's perfect for your door! Hope you are having a great week!...hugs...Debbie

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