Thursday, January 29, 2015
~* While We Wait *~
for the S*P*R*I*N*G FLEA MARKETS to Open,
FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY,
I'll be Selling a
*~Select Number of Exceptional Time-Worn SHaBBieS~*
Delivered Right to your Door
Item Closes TUESDAY EVENING, February 3rd...
Architectural HALF-CAPITAL Column Topper
Item Closes WEDNESDAY EVENING, February 4th...
Bidding has ended for this item...
~ STILL AVAILABLE ~
$85. ~ includes free shipping to USA ONLY...
EMAIL ME DIRECTLY ON THIS ONE!*!*!
Do Visit My EBAY SELLING PAGE
for MORE Pictures and Complete Descriptions...
I'll be adding MORE ITEMS...
Ebay Seller: chippy-shabby
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
A Little Bit Of Sweetness...
At this time of year ~ being in the house more than not,
I tend to focus on re-arranging my "Little Fussies"
in and around the
*~ JeWeLry Nook ~*
ViNtaGe Fairy Nymph Statue... Porcelain Flowers...
ViNtaGe Millinery... I-Rice Perfume Bottle...
~* Tender & Sweet ~*
ChiPPy ViNtaGe B*I*R*D*S
at the base of this ViNtaGe Statue...
LoVe this ViNtaGe Statue's
Wings & Lyre!*!*!
*~ Curio Cabinet ~*
B*L*I*N*G & SPaRKLe!*!*!
*~ Working with what I have ~*
Re-Arranging my P*R*E*T*T*I*E*S
added a wonderful freshened look!*!*!
A*N*D ~ not to forget it's NOW DUSTED!!!
Monday, January 26, 2015
If you're prepared & snuggled-in
on the "EAST COAST"
Enjoy Your S*N*O*W D*A*Y*S!*!*!
After All, it is J*A*N*U*A*R*Y...
Not sure how much S*N*O*W we're going to
get here in Wisconsin, but a steady light dusting
has started coming down!*!*!
A*N*D a Pack-of-Deer just bounded "CraZiLy"
through our Back Yard's Wooded Area!!!
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time to Bring-Out
ViNtaGe VaLenTine Planter Adornment
One of my favorites!*!*!
~* QUEEN-OF-HEARTS VALENTINE PLANTER * ~
This Year's Vignette has her surrounded by
"SpaRkLiNg Bing & Pearls"
LoVe Her C*R*O*W*N
and H*E*A*R*T -WAND!!!
Buying ViNtaGe Items with their ORIGINAL LABEL
adds to their value...
*~ Time~Worn ChiPPy Old Paint PaTiNa ~*
Queen-Of-Hearts ViNtaGe Valentine Planter
"under cloche ~ with architectural salvage capital base"...
IT'S BEEN SOOOOO GLOOMY HERE IN WISCONSIN!!!
Longing for Some
Friday, January 16, 2015
Is This Magazine Cover
FaBuLouS -Or- What!*!*!
How Inviting is this?!?!?
Just Popped this Magazine out of the mailbox...
Just AwEsoMe **SpringTime** Cover Pic!!!
Mini Birdbath... Daffodils... Pussy Willows... Etc.
Looking Forward to
~ S*P*R*I*N*G ~
and getting back to
Have a Great Weekend!*!*!
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Naturally Time~Worn Imperfections
~*Just The Way I Like It*~
I just "Vamp-Over" ViNtaGe Mirrors
with Silver-Loss/Ghosting Imperfections!!!
Don't think you need another mirror???
Layering these naturally time~worn beauties
lends such a Fab look!!! ~ Even on the floor!*!*!
*~ PeRfeCtLy ChiPPy ~*
Half-Round Side Table is a FaVoRite ViNtaGe Find netted from
The Kane County Flea last year...
Light Fixtures Turned Candle Holders...
The Various Forms grouped together,
along with their One-Of-A-Kind Chippy-Paint-Loss PaTiNa,
make for a FaB Look!*!*!
Have a Great Rest of Your Day!*!*!
It's warming up here in Wisconsin and the S*U*N is
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
A Day of Antiquing
the Backroads of Wisconsin...
This past Saturday, Frog Husband and I bundled-up and ventured out... We shopped an Antique Show in Janesville, Wisconsin ~ then explored quite a few surrounding towns as we worked our way home... Many a Shop I had never been in...
The Homes and Buildings in this area had such FaB Architectural Interest... This was the entrance to an Antique Store in Milton, WI ~ BlackByrd Primitives
By Days End, I had acquired a nice small SHaBBy-STaSH...
Sunday, January 11, 2015
AT THIS TIME OF YEAR,
The Introduction of some
F*R*E*S*H SpRinG-TiMe Bulbs,
Freshens... Renews... Breathes Life...
Into the Otherwise Cold Winter Stillness
I just L*O*V*E this Time~Worn ViNtaGe Metal Basket!*!*!
Even tho it's small, it makes a wonderful table-top planter...
~* Re-Purposed ~*
The basket area also looks FaB ~ Lined with a Pretty Linen Napkin & Mounded with a FaVoRite *Sweet-Treat*
No Frills here!*!*!
In J*A*N*U*A*R*Y, ~ "I like to keep it SIMPLE"...
No Moss... No Clay Pots... No Newspaper...
Just the plain plastic containers from the GreenHouse...
Less ~ Is ~ More...
Have a Great Rest of the Weekend!*!*!
DOWNTON ABBEY TONITE!!!
Friday, January 9, 2015
OMG!!! I most certainly am starting off
the New Year Right!!!
Just Netted my "2nd Keeper-Find" for the *2015 Season*
ViNtaGe Tole is a M*A*J*O*R W*E*A*K*N*E*S*S Of Mine!*!*!
Hints of Rust & Chippy Paint Loss,
make for ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! PeRfeCtion...
Tole Candelabras with B*I*R*D*S are less commonly seen, making it
like "icing-on-the-cake" to me... The only thing missing here is it's
original Made-In-Italy, Metal Tag...
*~ Just Sweet ~*
ViNtaGe Tole BiRdiE
A few Sweet White Rose Flowers & Green Leaves
It's amazing how something so small
can bring so much joy on a cold Winter's Day...
Thank Y*O*U Jan
A*N*D the best surprise of all, I come to find
that Jan is a ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! BLOG READER!!!
~* STAY WARM *~
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Here in the Midwest, despite
Below Zero Temps, it's a
GoRgeOus S*U*N*N*Y WINTER'S DAY...
The decorations are put away...
The house is looking a little bare...
Time to ~*FRESHEN-THINGS-UP*~
WITH A FEW ChiPPy-SHaBBy ViNtaGe F*I*N*D*S...
This Sunny Corner Nook in-our-home is the perfect spot
for a little pick-me-up, with some live flowering plants...
White Wire Planter Basket
with years of exposure to the elements...
ChiPPy-SHaBBy Paint-Loss PaTiNa
"Sooooo much more interesting than Brand New"
*~ PeRfeCtLy ChiPPy ~*
Found a Great Place To Perch on the edge of
This Rusty... Crusty... Wire Basket!*!*!
Sweet... Simple... Refreshing...
White Flowering African Violets
Adorn the Basket...