Saturday, March 14, 2009

Just a little sharing























EDITED TO ADD STACEY FROM OVER AT http://poofingthepillows.blogspot.com/ TOLD ME IT IS A TART PAN PEOPLE Whoo knew? NOT me! rofl! Thanks Stacey.....

I found this baking scallopy "thing a ma jing" (that is slang for I do not know what the heck it is) out thrifting awhile back and knew it would make the perfect bottom to a cloche. I sprayed it IN my laundry room with black spray paint....yeah I know...FUMES are NOT healthy. It is snowing here people...not prime spray painting season. The real moral here is DO NOT DISMISS the baking section in the thrift stores for decorating gadgets, you just never know. The little birdies on the bathtub were .99 ....soooo tweet. Dotcha think?
Ok...moving along... Our good friend Jean (she does not have a blog yet) who many of you know, wanted a few custom items for her new office area. I was more than happy to oblige. She wanted some initials for her new work area...in blues, creams, and yellows. She is a vintage lover as well so I embellished her letters with some vintage swiss dot fabric and old buttons. I also made her one of my little birdy plaques with a key for a wing. I just thought I would share these projects with ya before I turn in tonight...to go read "the host"..that I am now addicted too. I can hardly lay it down. I guess that is good...because to be down right honest with you...i have not felt like doing a darn thing today....I am having a "Sloth day"...I had more to share..and quite frankly I am lazy. So that is it...nuttin to exciten...but I guess better than nuttin. Yes I really do know how to spell those words. Night night and have a lovely Sunday tomorrow! XOXO, Cherry

77 comments:

Jen r. said...

First.. who-hoo! Love the little bath tub birdies! Jen

Elise said...

I just got finished reading your blog from now til the beginning, Cherry, and then I see you posted again!! Pure eye candy, I tell ya!! Heart you so much!! In a non-stalkerish kinda way...Do you mind sharing your paint colors-kitchen and whatever the other tan-ish color is?? Thanks so much!!
Elise

Stacey said...

Perfect use for a tart pan...I think that's what it was called. I donated mine!!

texasdaisey said...

Love it! Very cute idea.
Debbie

jen said...

It looks like it was made for that cloche!!

Jen

Lisa said...

Love the letters! They'd be perfect anywhere! Thanx for sharing.

the wild raspberry said...

thanks for sharing....love the "C"!
chasity

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

I love what you did with the tart pan.....terrific idea!!

Your things are so inspiring....I always tell you thiat, but I had to say it again. You are very talented my friend:)

Lisa

Kelly B said...

So creative!! And beautiful!! I just love the way you can look at something in a fresh way and make it usable and attractive again!! Great job!!

Darlene said...

That tart pan is the perfect bottom for the cloche...I LOVE it. The eyes will be open for those at yard sales this summer!

I am in Chapter 36 of the host and I agree it is hard to put down. I wasn't sure about it at first but once I got going it is good!

Barb said...

All so lovely.
I'll be back later!!

Blessings,
Barbara Jean

The Hearts of Hartmann said...

Wow, very cool ! I never have thought to paint those "thingy ma jiggs " ! LOL
Your so clever !!
Stephanie

At Home In Georgia said...

I totally like those letters you made!

Look Beyond The Picket Fence said...

I love the papered initials. My daughter is moving into a loft at the end of the month I think I will make two, one for her and one for her roommate. Your last post reminds me I better start making some Easter things! Everything looks so pretty.
denise

kathi said...

How clever and how cute that little birdie bath is! I'm going to have to find a cloche and see what I can do with it! Yours is so pretty! I'm still looking for a bird cage too...

Kim's Treasures said...

I love those letters and birdie plaque! AND the tags! You do such beautiful work! I love the things I create and then I see yours and see I have so much to learn!!! Beautiful!!!

Enjoy the rest of your Sunday!!!
Kim

Ruby Red Slippers said...

I love the little birds in the tub-that would go GREAT at my house...
(I wouldn't know a tart pan if it hit me over the head!)

Sherri said...

Cherry, what beautiful things. I think that's a tart pan that you turned upside down. You are very creative!

Miss(es) Canadian Pie said...

I know EXACTLY what you mean by spray painting in the laundry room. I do the exact same thing...and just about die each time. My husband has finally put his foot down to it. :) I'm dying to paint some furniture...but until this snow goes away...alas, I can't. But gosh, love the tart pan idea! And that birdie bathtub...soooo sweet!!!

Tara said...

Love the goods..the letters are really pretty and the birdies are adorable!! Happy Sunday~

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

How clever-I would never have thought to paint that tart pan and use it for a cloche. Your letters are so creative. laurie

Just a little something from Judy said...

Another creative, artistic blog posting. Those letters are so beautifully done, and would thrill anyone to have those in an office. I spray painted this week too, and I agree the fumes are quite nasty.

Momovthree said...

I just love those birds, they are so cute! Great job on the letters, they look fantastic.
~Michelle

Shelia said...

Hi Cherry! I loved your post, well, I guess I love all your posts, but this one made me want to play with paper and glue! You're so good at this! Love little letters! I love your cloche and who would think of using a tart pan as the base but you! You're the most creative one!
bE a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Shannon said...

So cute! I think that little "bird bath" is adorable!!

RJ said...

Cherry what a totally fabulous idea for the bottom of your cloche! And I really love your sweet little bird bath. How cute is that! And your letters are so pretty...so creative each and every one of them. You sure haven't lost your style girlfriend. RJ

Jean said...

Cherry, I love your painted tart tin. Fantastic idea. I also love seeing my beautiful letters you made me. You should be proud because they are just fantastic. When I ever get finished in my office I will send you a photo of them in place.I am looking at my birdie right now hanging over my computer on a peg. Its just perfect for my office too.Have a wonderful lazy evening. You deserve it.
Love and hugs,
Jean in Virginia

jenjen said...

I love that idea of the scalloped thing for the cloche. My mom just gave me one yesterday for Easter and I wasn't sure what to put it on.

Thanks so much cherry!

Jen

Nancy said...

It's all so tweet! ;) Love it!

Creations from my heart said...

Love...Love...Love.. the tart pan idea! You are so creative. Also thanks for the offer to make the scallop edge for the pedistal plate. I have the cricut machine, what program did you use? I really enjoy visiting your blog, you are a favorite. Blessings...Sherry

Glenda said...

What a clever girl. Yep it's a tart pan. I have one I never use. I might just copy that idea. Love all the letters.

Ciao

Lisa Shatzer said...

What great projects!

DiddleDaddleDesigns said...

I just love the way you use the cloches.
Teresa

Chrissy said...

Perfect start to my Monday morning...tea, sunshine and a visit to your lovely blog!!!!

Wendy @ The Shabby Nest said...

Fun stuff...thanks for sharing...and you crack me up!

kathy said...

Cherry , girl you are always creating
beauty in your home and for others -- Love the things you did with initials -- I so love to addd those -even in small sizes to add to things -- and as for tags -- they arte so cute -- Ya know I have serious "TAG _LOVE " - I guess you can say I am paper addicted -- love cutting and glueing -- too fun - kathy - ga

june@craftyniche said...

Wow, your crafts are simply adorable!

Deserae said...

Love those letters!!! What a clever idea for using a tart pan. Oh,and btw I didn't realize that's what it was until you told us! LOL
~Des

Mimi Sue said...

The bath tub is the cutest. What's up with all this snow? Mimi

Wendy said...

Love the tart pan turned cloche! And the little birdy plaque is too cute. :)

LuLu said...

Tart pan ... so fun! and I just want to shop your house... i was reading this post and last post... how did i miss it I have no idea and the cake stand you made... good golly i Loooove itttt! :0 how wonderful you are!!
LuLu

Jill -Forever and Ever House said...

For what it is worth, I didn't know it was a tart pan either. It looks fab spray painted black though!!!!

dana said...

Your recent post just leave me speechless! You are so creative--I just LOVE everything you show us!! How cute is that pan for the base of your cloche!! Clever, clever girl! Dana

Liz said...

Wonderful letters! You have such an eye! Very lovely. I always love to come by and look to see what you have created!

~Lovely

~Liz

Maranda said...

Lovely:)

Lemon Annie said...

I have admired your blog for sometime, and was excited to see that you are one of the "sisters". I can't wait to get to know you better and read some great books!

Robin Beck said...

I love EVERYTHING you do Cherry, I really do-It's all beautiful!
I'm so thrilled you share it with us!
**********************
Hey, Our new host for the month of April picked the next book for us to read... I posted about it on the Lit Sisters blog-You might want to go check it out!(just click on my name above to get there) We are having a giveaway this weekend too! :)
Have a great day!
Robin~♥

Libby Murphy said...

What a great site! I love Riley, I had a black lab, Merlin, and now a white one, Senator. Some great photos, colors etc. Have a great day.

Colleen said...

Hi! I finished the cake stands. I actually made two. If you can send me an email address I will forward photos.

Cathy Cobblestone said...

Yes sweet Cherry - I definitely want one of those banners if you have enough stuff. Jus' let me know when it is ready. cathymurray@windstream.net

I'm so excited. I'm working on my first banner for a wedding that I'm doing. It's for a lemonade stand at the reception. I hope it turns out jus' half as cute as yours!!! Can't wait to hear from you. Blessings, Cathy

Kurstin said...

very cute ideas!!

Andrea @ Big Creek Cottage said...

Hey girl...where are u? You must be creatin something.....I miss you posting! Tag you are it!

Ms. Tee said...

love your little birdie with the key! :)

Faye said...

THANKS FOR SHARING!LOVE YOUR BLOG!HAVE A VERY BLESSED WEEKEND!

ShabbyInTheCity said...

I've turned my blog off...don't think I've blocked you, okay? I may return soon :)

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

Oh boy! More cuteness! So clever to use a tart tin. LOVE IT!
Is this J for our Jean in Virginia? What adorable creations! I am so loving all of mine that we swapped.

much love,
Becky

The Cutest Cottage Lamps said...

It just goes to show, you never know what you are going to find at thrift stores or yard sales! I love your tart pan with the cloche, and the bird is sooo cute! Thanks for sharing with all of us!
Have a great week,
Marilyn

Taryn said...

I love, love, love the stuff you show. Would you come decorate my house for me? Pretty please. :0)

Creations from my heart said...

Sorry to bother you again about the cake stand. I am thinking of trying the idea for my son's graduation centerpieces. I would like to make the stand, coving it in the scrapbooking paper in his school colors then add a cloche with his senior photos in it. My question is when you did the scallop edge on your cricut machine what type of paper did you use. Did you use a chip board then cover each scallop individually? I just love the idea and I don't want to use a glass cake stand cause I think it will look to girly. I also want to make a banner for him to hang on the mantel. thanks for all your help. You're a sweetie! Blessings...Sherry

Our Complete Family said...

Seriously Cherry, you are so mega talented girl! I love all of your creations and things you have out as spring decs!
Happy weekend ahead hun~ Les

Kristi said...

Cherry I LOVE how you used the tart pan!!! Now I'll be on the look out for one!!! Everything looks great!! :)

Kristi said...

Cherry I LOVE how you used the tart pan!!! Now I'll be on the look out for one!!! Everything looks great!! :)

Susie Homemaker said...

I love how you can turn nuttin inta sumtin...you are an inspiration!

Blessings,
Susie

Sit A Spell said...

Glad you stopped by to Sit A Spell...isn't celtic music fun? I hope you hopped over to The Elders website: www.eldersmusic.com They are great guys!

You do like red...so do I. I also noticed your wall color is similar to mine. I love it!

Jenni @ nest to keep said...

Hi Cherry~
I love your cloche on top of the tart pan! So cute! And I always love what you do with your paper crafts! By the way, I really like what you did with the two different length shelves on top of the little cupboard, then the "Spring" banner hanging from it, on your previous post. It is all so beautiful! :)

Maryjane - The Beehive Cottage said...

Oh girl, you are soooooo clever! What ever the thingy was, sure is now put to good use! Love you r sweet Sping banner!

Hugs,
Maryjane

Jerri - Simply Sweet Home said...

I like the bath tub birds too. And I like the letter tags.

Julie said...

Oh, Cherry!
Everything is just beautiful, as usual! Miss Jean sure is lucky to have you, personally, make her some office pretties!
Enjoy your day off!
Blessings,
Julie

Robyn said...

Oh I am so glad I found your blog I LOVE IT. I hope you don't mind but I have added you to my favs list!

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

I SO love coming over here...it's always a HAPPY place to visit. I love everything in this new post and...the last. Your whole Spring display is breathtaking. And I LOVE the Spring banner. Thanks for always so freely sharing all your inspiration. : )

Robyn said...

I so remember you now! WOW you have done alot of upgrades on your site, love it! Well I am still glad I came across your blog again!

Kat said...

Clever and pretty! Hows your weather? Any signs of spring yet?

melissa said...

I didn't know they were called tart pans either :) I love how you used it under the cloche! I looked at my TJ Maxx, and none to be found. If you happen to be there and see another It's a Wonderful Life sign, I would pay you for the sign and shipping~I know you're busy though. My email is lissylee@hotmail.com
Have a good day!

Cynthia's Cottage Design said...

Hi Cherry! You find the best stuff! I love that cloche too! and the letters are fabulous sweetie! I haven't had a lot of time lately to browse blogs, so the minute I had some I had to stop by again! I LOVE that spring banner in the post below! what talent!! I love everything you do and post about , it's such a nice inspiring place to visit!

Hugs, Cynthia

Back Through Time said...

And to think of all the tart pans I have sold out of my antique mall! Wish I had some of them back:-)

Momovthree said...

Just came over to see if you had posted recently and didn't want to go without leaving a comment. Miss you and hope you are doing well! :)
~Michelle

Nicole said...

I love your repurposed tart pan idea! As always... you have such an eye for decorating. Gorgeous!