Thursday, June 3, 2010

The Transformation


I have had this bread box for a couple of years.  Although I love the Morning Glories, it has some pretty rough rust spots in places and is a little too shabby for my kitchen.  So I brought out the big guns and went to work.


Drumroll please...


A few coats later, the addition of some strategically placed wear-and-tear spots, some vintage decals and I have exactly the bread box that I had been envisioning.  If you google vintage decals you'll find some really neat sites.


I've got a lot of paint left over.  I'm wondering what else I can paint pink today?  Have a great Thursday!

Joyfully,

17 comments:

  1. Love your bread box transformation! I especially love the 'worn' spots. Isn't painting metal things fun? I painted a few things last summer & like you, found myself on the look-out for what else I could paint next! :o) Have fun!
    xo, Bren

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  2. Looks great, Renee. Too good for bread.....crafty gadgets, perhaps...lol...!!! Happy crafting, Jenny

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  3. OMGosh...it's awesome! I loved it in it's original state, but your makeover is even better. What a wonderful item to own & display...lucky you!
    Smiles, DianeM :)

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  4. The thing I love about this makeover is that it still looks vintage, but a better vintage. It is adorable!

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  5. Good Morning.
    Oh your little bread box is so adorable!!
    Sincerely ~ Tricia

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  6. It's adorable Renee! I didn't know about the decals. Thanks for the tip.:)

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  7. Renee, this is beautiful!!! You did an amazing job!!!

    Pat yourself on the back.

    :)
    Becky

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  8. I think that is a great makeover don't you just love spray paint? Hugs, Diane

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  9. hi! i just came across your blog today. i LOVE spray paint! and if i had a breadbox...i would totally paint it pink! well, i guess if that was ok with my hubby!! :)

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  10. Love it...isn't that spray paint great and fun???!!!
    I am looking for my next item...
    Janette

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  11. You did the sweetest job on the bread box. You are so clever! Very very cute!

    Blessings, Linda

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  12. it looks awesome...I have come to really appreciate a good can of spray paint...

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