Thursday, June 21, 2012

No Dear, the Irony is NOT Lost on Me...


 So Peeps,

Tell me...you can be honest.  Have you ever bought a little something, say, a cute stool, and it was old and chippy, and dirty and good bones but kinda distressed.  And then, you spend say a couple of hours over a couple of days a couple of times "refreshing" the piece, only to realize you now had a little something, say, a cute stool, that was old and chippy, and dirty and good bones but kinda distressed?  Only somehow your new and improved version was still better because it was clean and cuter on some level?

Not that that scenario has EVER happened to me...


I was just wondering about you guys...


And apparently, I couldn't stop taking pictures.


Now that she's been redone, I may have to find a place for her in my home...


But, since space is at a premium...


there's a good chance you will see her...


in an Etsy shop near you.  Specifically, Elegant Farmhouse.


Very soon...


In all of her chippy and distressed glory.  Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and clear and dark waxes rock!


 I'm glad you all "get me".  Mr. FL and I did have a nice laugh over this one though.  I missed taking "before" pictures, but trust me, it was worth the do-over.  Really.


Until next time,


Linking up with:
Feathered Nest Friday
Home Sweet Home
Vintage Inspiration Friday
Shabbilicious Friday

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17 comments:

  1. Hee hee. Yep we get it!

    And my hubs thinks we're all a little touched to even look twice at anything shabby.

    I keep showing him blog posts and etsy shops, he stopped asking why now. It's a start.

    Have a FAB weekend!!

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  2. I had a little chuckle reading this post. My hubby thinks I've lost it,when I get all fluttery over chippy stuff :)But we know we are just quite normal :) xx

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  3. Hi Judy,
    I love it when I find a sweet chippy, shabby little stool or table. This one is so sweet and the vingette is adorable.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  4. Love it, Judy! I think it looks great even in your garden!

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  5. I "get" you! It's lovely.
    Blessings & hugs,
    Karen

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  6. I don't know that wash tub looked pretty darn good on there in your garden.

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  7. The photos are beautiful just like the stool!!!

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  8. how cute! loved it...the sweet stool AND the sweet story! too funny! oui...I "get" you! ;)

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  9. I finally have my husband "trained" in the chippy paint department. He even points things out to me now. I'm thinkin' there's a spot for that adorable stool somewhere at your place. It looks perfect! xoxo

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  10. Judy,
    You can always find a spot for a sweet piece like that.Oh the possibilities!
    ((((Hugs)))))
    Anne

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  11. it looks really good out there in the yard

    I really like your header now also

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  12. It looks lovely! What a cute little stool! I love ASCP! I am your newest follower. I hope you can visit me sometime too :) I would also love for you to share this at my Linky party that is going on right now called Rustic Restorations Weekend.
    http://homespunhappenings-tammy.blogspot.com/2012/06/rustic-restorations-weekend-party-8.html

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  13. So charming~ thanks for linking up at Feathered Nest Friday!

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  14. I get you and that stool is sweet!

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  15. It is very cute! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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