Thursday, February 9, 2012

A Few Projects

I've been painting and altering all day.  Just wanted to share a few of the projects I finished today.    "Old World" finishes, "Splendid Transfer", and "Dimension" paint seemed to be the theme.  I gave this chandelier (including the light sleeve) an old world finish with a grey undertone and gesso wash.











I made more raised relief tags with my dimension paint and stencils.








I decoupaged the flip side with vintage paper, added a fleur de li, and washed it with gesso.





This Paris Chandeliers sign I designed is a combination of methods.  I added dimension designs to the corners of a piece of masonite I cut.  I followed up with an old world finish, and applied the image and lettering with my splendid blender pen.  I gave it just a hint of dry brushing over the image.




I think I'm done for today.   See ya soon.

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69 comments:

Connie @ Sensible-Redesign said...

My you have been busy!! It all looks amazing. The tags are SO pretty

Rani Engineer said...

Truly amazing!!!! I am in love with the chandelier!!!! So beautiful! I so need tips on transfering images on various surfaces.
Rani (lamaisonjolie.blogspot.com.au)

Terry said...

You HAVE been busy. Good for you. Everything looks amazing.

Marzia_Sofia said...

Hi Rose how are you all is ok?? you are alwais fantastic!!!!!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

WOW you had a busy day Rosemary!! That chandy turned out beautiful!

Scribbler said...

I wish you could bottle and sell all that creativity -- meantime, I am so grateful you share!

Kris said...

My goodness you HAVE been busy! Loads of "goodies"! Thanks so much for sharing all of your creativity with us!

Deserae said...

Wow, you have been VERY busy!!! The chanelier is gorgeous!!! Love it all....
~Des

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Flea Market Makeovers said...

Love the chandie!

Katie @ Wildwood Creek said...

Lovely!

Ivy and Elephants said...

Gorgeous Rosemary!
Especially the Paris chandeliers sign.
Love it! Don't forget to link.
Hugs,
Patti

Holly said...

Rosemary...I was in Homegoods the other day and saw some accessories the looked similar (not as pretty) to your finishes...I thought - "OH YAY Rosemary has gone retail" =) But as I looked closer - not as pretty...you have a beautiful technique.

Kelly said...

Love that chandelier! That's such a great finish on it.

Raspberry Lane Primitives said...

Looks great!!
patti

Mary said...

You're amazing! It's so lovely!

Susan said...

Rosemary, you have been busy my friend! All your alterations turned out beautiful. Very talented lady you are.

Poppy said...

So beautiful,Rosemary! That chandelier looks soooo lovely and romantic and french chic! I just love all your projects... the tags look so timeless...love the finish on them. Thanks for inspiring us. I'm following you now through LF. Would love you to follow me back. Have a wonderful evening!Hugs~Poppy

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Shanon at Vintage Sparkle Chic said...

So beautiful, Rosemary. I love the chandelier especially, it is just gorgeous.
I am now following you on the new linky tool! :)

~Shanon

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Wow!! You really are busy!! Love it all!!

Terry said...

Just seeing this beautiful chandy makes me want to do this to one of mine! Hmmmm, so beautiful! I joined again with Linky...hope you do the same. I also have a giveaway.

Renee said...

You are in a productive mood!! I never heard of Dimension paint, but it's now on my list.

Charm Bracelet Diva said...

Love the chandy and the sign! I still haven't gotten around to my Splendid method project yet....you are always my inspiration.

Jan@southernjunkin' said...

You've had a very creative day!! Love the results! Really love the chandy!!

Olive Cooper said...

Adore those TAGS:)

Mary Anne said...

Y O U A R E A N A M A Z I N G
W O M A N!

Love all that you do! I have been trying to do a frame with the addition of a gold rub. . . . . there it sits! You have inspired me to get it going!!!

Mary Anne

Debbiedoo's said...

Loving those tags Rosemary. You are a busy little bee!

Mary Anne said...

P.S. That chandy is like a speciman of ice pulled from the snow!! Beautiful Rosemary!

m.a.

Paulette said...

As always everything is lovely.

Barbara Jean said...

I am so green with envy, not just of the beautiful work you do, but of your energy.
I seem to be in a 'funk' now, and for awhile. Not getting much of anything done.

At least I can come here and enjoy your sweet work.

blessings
barbara jean

Shabby chic Sandy said...

I love your chandelier-your finish looks fantastic on it!

Lucy said...

You come up with the best projects. I gotta get me some gesso!! Got any spare talent you're not using? Lovely; just lovely.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Love the chandelier sign and the actual chandelier, Rosemary! I would love that chandelier in the main bathroom here {which is grey} or what a great master bedroom chandelier that would make. Very romantic looking!

melanzana said...

All your works are wonderful!!

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

THe chandy is a copy of the one I hung in my living room! I love how it looks Rosemary. I have a grey chandy for sale in my etsy that is not moving~it is a lovely bird cage style..I think I might try your old world magic on it!

Sherry said...

Rosemary, I absolutely love the chandelier!

✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life said...

Hi Rosemary,

I love these cool projects!!!

Dee

Terry said...

Thanks so much for sharing at our LInk It Up Thursday party.

Karen Bates said...

Love everything...the tags and the Masonite board the most.

Now following you on Linky...hope you do the same..thanks.

Cindy said...

Another gorgeous post filled with charming finishes. I love that chandelier, I want one like that!
Hugs, Cindy

Gail said...

I just so admire your work! You are so talented. Enjoy your day, Gail

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Beautiful, Rosemary! You have such a talent for transforming these pieces. Hugs, Sherry

Petite Michelle Louise said...

your creativity knows NO BOUNDS! sigh...

Coastal Cottage Dreams said...

I like your finish on the chandelier! BEAUTIFUL!

Donata @ DK's Craft Cafe said...

What a great job you do with gesso, Rosemary!
And you really made me want to try dimensin paint and stencils!
Thanks!

Southern Belles Boutique said...

I want {must have} that chandelier! L-O-V-E it!!

ImSoVintage said...

Wow, you have been busy, Love it all. Could you please send some of that energy my way :)

Char said...

You are amazing. What beauties you have created. I love the tags!!
Char

chateau chic said...

Oooooh, really like how our chandelier turned out!
Mary Alice

lvroftiques said...

Well I love everything (As usual) Rosemary.....But my favorite is definitely that chandelier! FAA! *winks* Vanna

lynn said...

sweet looking tags and i LOVE the chandy and the paris plaque, rose mary:)

Kristin @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia said...

Gorgeous my friend!!!!!
Have a wonderful weekend :)XO
Kristin

Curtains in My Tree said...

The chandelier looks wonderful and I love a chandelier in any room, wish I could get one in my bathroom

Patti said...

Lovely chandelier - love the painting technique you used - so pretty

Lynn said...

I just found your wonderful blog. I joinned you as a follower. I look forward to looking at all your wonderful projects. Hugs, Lynn

Michele said...

Your blog has been such an inspiration to me. I just recently started my own. Michele

Honey at 2805 said...

So pretty, Rosemary! Thank you for sharing at Potpourri Friday!

Jen Lossing said...

Wow, it all looks so lovely. You have the finishing technique down!

Classy Clutter said...

That chandelier is amazing!

Hope you'll come link this up at our first ever linky party!
http://classyclutter.blogspot.com/2012/02/spotlight-saturday-1-our-first-linky.html

Mallory @ Classy Clutter

Kim @ Too Much Time said...

That chandelier is just gorgeous! I seriously love it and am so glad I found you over at funky Junk! I am Linky Following you now too!

I would love for you to come share at my link party going on till Monday night!
Kim
http://too-much-time.com/2012/02/get-schooled-saturday-9.html

White Whimsy said...

Love the chandelier!!!! Have been a GFC follower for awhile but now I'm also a linky follower. Yay!

miss flibbertigibbet said...

The chandy is my fav but the tags are great too! Hail to the gesso queen!LOL
Lorraine

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Beautiful! Love the chandy! Have a wonderful weekend!...hugs...Debbie

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Love Love Love!! Gorgeous chandelier and those tags are darling~thanks for sharing them at FNF! :)

aimee said...

wow rosemary, love the chandelier i have a new linky party starting today i would love it if you could link up http://twiggstudios.blogspot.com/

Divine Theatre said...

Looks like something from a dream!

xoxo
Andie

Tisha said...

I love the chandelier too - are you keeping it or selling it? And I always love all your transfers. So inspiring! Thanks for linking up @ the Delectable Home!

Betsy@ coastal-colors said...

Rosemary, these are gorgeous! I love everything you paint! You're so talented! I'm now following on Linky Follower!

pinkertonjamesl said...

All projects are look so beautiful.Gesso wash really increase beauty in the projects work.It look so pretty.

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arrielle_p said...

That is a lovely chandelier and I think it is fit for my condo. :)

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