Tuesday, November 15, 2011

More Vignettes

I've been playing with vignettes all day.  I brought in some of my urns I've had sitting outside.  I'm planning to use them in my Christmas displays and decor.  In addition to frames, I've also been giving lots of miscellaneous items from the garage the gesso treatment.










Another one of my favorite urns.  Love the figures.  A white wash with a little rubbing back can give you a soft weathered finish.



I'm already making more trivet plaques.



This little urn is holding one of several metal flowers I took off of a broken lamp.




The metal flowers here were taken from the base of a broken compote.  I love the patina, and I have more.









I purchased this angel at an estate sale as part of a group of figures.  I think she will be perfect for Christmas decor.  The frame in back is a perfect example of what I DON'T paint.  It's late 1800's with the original gilding.  Very festive, don't you think.










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The Charm of Home: Home Sweet Home
The Shabby Creek Cottage: Transformation Thursday
No Minimalist Here: Open House Party
Savvy Southern Style: Wow Us Wednesday
Faded Charm: White Wednesday
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69 comments:

  1. everything you do is so gorgeous. wish we were neighbors so you could teach me a thing or two! not to mention - would love to shop in your garage! ha xoox, traci

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  2. Glad to hear that you're going to make more of those trivets. They are darling! That angel figure is very pretty. Looks like you've got a lot of great things to work with.

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  3. Everything looks so lovely. That fresh coat of gesso sure makes a world of difference. Sweet lil' angel.

    Kris

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  4. So pretty Loving your neutrals and whites.

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  5. Beautiful vignettes! You have the knack, girl.

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  6. Just gorgeous my friend!!!
    I have to try this gesso paint..they have it at a craft store here where I live!!!
    Have a great week!

    Deborah xoxo

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  7. Beautiful vignette! Love the urns and frames and that gilded frame, oh my!

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  8. Hi Rosemary,

    All of that white is so lovely...
    The angel is beautiful, so calm...
    Great photos.
    All the Best,
    Christine

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  9. Hi Rosemary,

    The urns and frames are beautiful.

    Dee

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  10. Loving the pretty little Angel. Fun to play with our vignettes, it always makes me smile to come up with something new.

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  11. So beautiful and Shabby chic!
    hugs Lynn

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  12. That Crusty... Rusty... 6-Petal Metal Flower most certainly got my attention!!!
    Jeanine Burkhardt

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  13. Rosemary, I just LOVE coming by here and seeing all of your treasures!! You just have so many pretty things to see; and your vignettes are FABULOUS! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  14. Rosemary, your site is my go to place every day! I love dream over your pictures....

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  15. ...i simply can't wait to be inspired by your christmas displays!!
    and i ADORE your "sweet christmas" frame idea...although i wouldn't want any enchanted fairytale mousies to get the wrong idea! LOL!!
    xo, Rosemary

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  16. Love your whites! Great photos too...
    Hugs and I'm following,
    ♥Linsey

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  17. Everything is so gorgeous, Rosemary! I am always inspired when I stop by to visit you! Have a fabulous week!
    Best Wishes and Blessings,
    Amanda

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  18. Rosemary, I just read your gesso magic post. It is magic I think. That angel will be terrific for Christmas and all those urns make me tachycardic. But in a happy way. ♥O

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  19. I am a fool for urns, and yours are so pretty. I love that gilded frame too, the detail is wonderful.

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  20. I like a little silver or gold with worn whites...your frame looked really pretty set off against all the rest.

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  21. I ♥ your sweet angel and all the magic that you have worked on your pieces. Lovely white-washed urn and pretty, chippy, metal flowers. :-)
    ~ Sue

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  22. I have to say, all those whites grouped together look really cool together! They look so good that I can't even pick a favorite!

    Take care, Sue

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  23. I almost passed out at all of your beauty WOW

    Everthing is simply gorgeous I love your vignettes!!! You certainly have such the touch for display.

    Have a wonderful week!!!

    xoxo
    Kate

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  24. Such great things as always sweet Rosemary. All your vignettes are gorgeous and every element as well. You always have such amazing items like the angel! Hugs,
    FABBY

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  25. Always so beautiful! My have is the urn with the ladies on it!

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  26. so many breathtakingly beautiful treasures here!oh my.. am really loving those metal flowers though!!

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  27. Another tour de force of white shabby chippy beauty Rosemary! FAA! Love the angel with the antique gilded frame. Vanna

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  28. I love how all your pretties turned out I've been attempting similiar painting effects on a few of my thrifting pieces I'll be showing soon! I learned a few new tips here, thanks!! I'm a new follower now too!

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  29. wow what a great collection of beautiful white decor items...plus the roses are amazing! The lamp is my favorite tho!

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  30. loving the gesso treatment...lovely vignette..you always take the best pics...can't wait to see your Christmas vignettes...love the use of urns indoors...very pretty...
    best,
    maureen

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  31. I love each and every item, and together in a vignette they are indescribably wonderful! Love the frame you didn't paint, too!
    -Revi

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  32. What a gorgeous grouping you have there, comprised of all the things I love! I'll take one of everything to go, please. What great piece for Christmas decor.
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  33. More beauty just singing from your studio, Rosemary! :) I adore that angel figurine. Will you be selling her...?

    xoxo laurie

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  34. They are all gorgeous! Love everything you made :)

    xo
    Myric

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  35. LOVE all the white! So glad to know I'm not the only one with lots of things in my garage - ha!

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  36. Sometimes I get tired of painting with white paint, but it seems I always love the outcome. I had wanted everything in my booth to be white, gray, wood tones...but I didn't stick to my plan. Everything is beautiful - thanks for sharing.

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  37. Oh, my, I love that first photo...*le sigh*.....

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  38. lovely pictures
    I have a sigma beauty and elf giveaway check it out
    http://alturl.com/8ba4h

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  39. So gorgeous,I love all your vignettes:-) Hugs, Biljana

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  40. Love the monochromatic nature of this vignette. Reminds me of snow (for the holidays). I think you need to gesso a Christmas tree now! That look achieved on a tree would be phenomenal with the rest of your decor.

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  41. I'm bringing the outside in too...though you are certainly getting more accomplished than I am.

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  42. Hi lovely lady... I thought I was following your blog???? Couldn't find you on my reading list, so have no idea what happened. I am following now!

    Veronica

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  43. I've been putting off my gesso treatment project. Just brush it on and rub it back a bit, right? I love the look- just lacking confidence I think.

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  44. Rosemary, it's all just so lovely! Love the angel!! Thank you for the visit and the sweet comment @TheDedicatedHouse. It means the world. Hope you have a grand evening. Toodles, Kathryn

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  45. As usual everything you touch is beautiful. Love the angel too. It will be perfect for a Christmas display!

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  46. Your vignettes are stunning! Your gesso treatment are perfect for the wintery season! It is like looking at a winter wonderland of white! Love it all!

    Blessings & Aloha!
    (My dear friend! I am so behind in my Thank you visit! Thank you sooo much for your sweet comments!)

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  47. Love all the white...and your urns are simply beautuful.

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  48. Beautiful things and lovely vignettes Rosemary. The pics are really pretty too.

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  49. Always, such lovely stuff, Rosemary. I love your photography, too; serene and inspirational

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  50. I love all your planters, but the one with the figures is my favorite. So shabby and pretty! Planters are so wonderful since you can do so much with them. I often put towels or magazines in ones I'm not using for plants.

    Those metal flowers are lovely just like they are. Can't wait to see how you use them!

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  51. Rosemary, I wish I could go to my garage and find treasures like these. Oh my goodness, you are like a fairy with her wand, you wave it and I love it. All your white washed urns and frames are gorgeous. I can't wait to see all your Christmas decor. I do learn something every time you post.
    Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

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  52. so much goodness here, rosemary! love it all--esp. the metal roses!!

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  53. Rosemary, I keep scrolling up and down, back and forth :) Thanks for sharing such great eye candy.

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  54. so beautiful i love all the white, i wish i had an urn xxx

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  55. WOW...everything is so beautiful in white. Yet it's still so warm and inviting. I love and collect angels and that statue is beautiful. Cant wait to follow along and she what else you will be doing for the holidays.

    MJ
    Lucky 7 Design

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  56. Love, love the vignettes. I love the gilded frame!!!!

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  57. Always such fun and good ideals. Happy Thanksgiving. Richard from My Old Historic House.

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  58. I love the urns! Everything is so pretty.

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  59. Beautiful whites and I bet your Christmas vignettes will be over the top. I love all those frames and can never find anything like that when I am thrifting or shopping. I love the one that is unpainted too. Very lovely. Your whole blog is just a joy to look through! have a great weekend.
    Blessings,
    Debbie

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  60. Rosemary,
    This is so lovely. I really like the urns. I need one of those! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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  61. Wow, you have some really pretty things! They all go so well together!

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  62. I'm crazy for all this white! Love those metal flowers, too.

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  63. You have so many lovely things to play with, Rosemary! Everything is so delightful!

    Thank you so much for linking your lovely post to Potpourri Friday!

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  64. Rosemary, This is such a beautiful vignette! I have a weakness for urns and your are fabulous. Thanks for joining my party and have a Happy Thanksgiving.
    Hugs,
    Sherry

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  65. I love all the work that you did with the gesso,I watched your tutorial, all beautiful pieces. This is my first visti to your blog. Kathi

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  66. Just beautiful! Loving the white treatment - and the things you do not treat. Nice vignettes as well.

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  67. Love how you gather all of those wonderful elements together. The angels and urns are so beautiful. ~Lili

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