Vintage Notion Box Turned Funky Jewelry Box

September 17th, 2009 in member junk     
byabpryor byabpryor, member
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I didnt know what to do with my cute little notion box until today. I already had painted it white... but was stuck....
Then I saw Janis Thriftday post.
This is the before picture... cute within its own rights.....
This is the after.... I think its just lovely.. not sure if I can give it up to the boutique.... hmmm
I didnt know what to do with my cute little notion box until today. I already had painted it white... but was stuck....

I didn't know what to do with my cute little notion box until today. I already had painted it white... but was stuck....


Another idea I 'borrowed' from Janis... I LOVE her style. It's so elegant & glamorous... I still have a ways to go... ahhahaa


Pattern or design used: Janis Gurney
posted in: member junk, vintage, tabletop, wood, eclectic, funky, furniture, fun, white, house wear, black, paint

Comments (17)

TinTinJunkFan writes: What a treasure! This is wonderful! Posted: 2:52 pm on September 24th
byabpryor writes: I am pleased that this was well received. I am encouraged to tackle a few more projects...... Thank you so much!

Ang Posted: 5:44 am on September 22nd
shabbychick writes: Great job - I love little cabinets...and yours is darling!

Thanks for sharing.

Kathy Posted: 3:40 pm on September 21st
CottageElements writes: Great job on this piece. What a elegant transformation!

Lani Posted: 11:29 pm on September 20th
SnowmanHill writes: Super job, it's adorable. Don't you hate it when it turns out soooo cute, and then you want to keep it. Posted: 8:20 pm on September 20th
bluebucket writes: Absolutely beautiful! Think I'll go out and paint a couple of my wood jewelry boxes right now. Love the broach and number. Posted: 1:28 pm on September 19th
suewhitney writes: Wow, now that's what I call a transformation. Most excellent!!!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 10:47 am on September 19th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Wow! Before and after shots are always the best! Yours looks fabulous and is a world of difference between the two! Nice done.
Candy Posted: 6:06 am on September 19th
byabpryor writes: Thank you ladies! :D

Hi Alice , yes, they are rub-ons.... 'Wholly Cow' is the brand.

Ang Posted: 11:30 pm on September 18th
alicemom writes: Hey Miss Ang..................Fabulous job!!! Are the swirley things rub ons? They add so much! Janis inspires us as well as you too!
smiles, alice Posted: 9:44 pm on September 18th
georgiamoon writes: WOW! This is just lovely. That Janis is an inspiration but you are too...you did a fantastic job. You sure changed the whole feeling of this piece...much better! Georgia Posted: 8:27 pm on September 18th
byabpryor writes: Thank you so much for your encouragement... It really means a lot.

Ang Posted: 4:32 pm on September 18th
monakent writes: This turned out SOOOO darn cute!!! I love the look. gailmarie Posted: 12:21 pm on September 18th
fellowjunker writes: This turned out absolutely beautifully....I love it, and I agree with Jim...your painting technique looks great. Love the little number tag too.
Thank you so much to you and my friend Rustydiva for the words of praise....you guys are just toooo sweet.
xojanis Posted: 11:00 am on September 18th
RustyDiva writes: Love this ~ it looks beautiful. I saw Janis' Thriftday post also ~ isn't she an awesome inspiration?!!!! My favorite part is the big silver 5 with the black ribbon. Very classy!! Good job chica. Posted: 9:39 am on September 18th
byabpryor writes: WOW Thanks Jim! I was a bit unsure... Thanks!!!! Posted: 11:15 pm on September 17th
JunkArchitect writes:

The jewelry box came out beautiful…what a difference! Your painting technique looks great and all the little details are perfect.

Jim
Posted: 11:10 pm on September 17th
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