Sunday, June 7, 2009

Garage Sales & Met Monday

Today's I am participating in 2 linky parties! Wow, I've been partying alot lately! LOL! Rhoda from Southern Hospitality is hosting another Today's Thrifting Treasures & Susan from Between Naps on the Porch is hosting another Metamorphasis Monday

I woke up my hubby saturday morning at 6am and asked him to go to a few garage sales with me. I kinda felt bad for not letting him sleep in...but I figured he would want to spend some quality time with me hunting for treasures. I was right, he agreed to go with me.

Unfortunately after going to 6 g-sales we came home empty handed. :(

All we saw out there was junk that we didn't want or need. So I am going to show you something I got at a garage sale last fall. I posted it on my blog but since there are so many new followers...many of you probably haven't seen it.

I am a sucker for candle holders and found these huge wood candleholders for $2 each.

I didn't like the green/gold color so I got out my handy dandy spray paint and Voila!

They were a little too perfect and shiny looking so I distressed them a bit with some sandpaper....awe, much better!

Thanks for visiting!!



Jessica Morris said...

wow - that is an amazing transformation! I really like what you did with them! :)

Tootsie said...

awesome treasures...and transformations!!! you did a great job..they look fabulous

JobandBrittany said...

looks great. spray paint is miracle in a can. ha!

KMfamily ;-) said...

Great Job!! - I need to think spray paint when I go to yard sales!

Angie said...

So gorgeous and shabby chic! Love that you did some distressing on them!

Jen - Balancing Beauty and Bedlam said...

I love shabby chic and would have snatched those up for more than $2. :)

Deanna said...

Like how the candlesticks turned out.
Really nice.

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Great makeover on those candle holders, Darlene! I like the white! In fact I'm looking around the house for candle holders I can transform to white, for the dining room table.

Sherrie said...

What a deal you found! I love your transformation!
Have a wonderful day,

Darlene said...

I love those candle holders!

Lisa Shatzer said...

Great job on the candle holders and a great bargain. They look so pretty now.

Joyce said...

Thank heaven for spray paint!

Enchanted Rose Studio said...

Great finds, your chandle holders makeover came out fabulous!

Thanks for sharing!

Beach House Dreamer said...

Nice transformation. And I like your little dreamy beach on your header!

Cathy said...

Wonderful re-do!!! The candleholders turned out beautifully!!!

Have a happy MM!!

ButterYum said...

You gotta love spray paint!!

Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality said...

Yep, those were a great find! And there's always next weekend,right?!

Shelia said...

Very pretty! You did a wonderful job!
Be a sweetie,
Shelial ;)

Frippery said...

Love that paint!

Kate said...

Love your candle holders...definitely much better than when you got them!

Marie said...

Love the candle holders - they're fabulous!


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