Tuesday, March 27, 2012

" Frame It Vintage "



When I found this vintage frame

my heart skipped a beat.

I was truly {swooning}

over the patina that was covering the wood.



I decided instead of another chalkboard

maybe we could use some of our scrap pieces

in our work shed.

{ broken shutter & reclaimed scraps }

Using the frame as a template

he attached the pieces to the underside of the frame

then hung it as large art work

directly to the wall.



Then I added elements

that I love using...



Love the rustic feel...




It fit perfectly over our vintage dresser




Here is the full length shot of the frame

after we first finished.



Have a beautiful week my lovelies!



I will be linking this post

to Kathleen's White Wednesday # 145

Much love to all of you
XOXO

36 comments:

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Kate, what a find! You have an eye for rustic luxe beauty! I could use a frame like this for my guest bedroom. Gorgeous!
Yvonne

It's Just Me said...

Ooooooh Ms. Kate, I am swooning too. What a find. Just lovely as your newly made piece of art : )
Hugs to you and your family~
Deanna

It's me said...

Hi Kate...how are you ????...love what i see here.....happy spring !!...xxx..

Alabaster Rose Designs said...

Gorgeous Kate!!' I would love for you to help me decorate my space at C R! I need a major change and you always amaze me with your beautiful style!
I hope you and your family are doing well! Have a lovely day.
Sincerely,
Melinda

sissie said...

Kate, This is fabulous. I love all of the texture that you've created. Just beautiful. I pinned it to my board linking back to you.

hugs
Sissie

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

I love the weathered frame, Kate. Creating a unique piece of art for it was a great idea. Love it.

Chrissy...The Apothecary Shop said...

Oh indeed it is a heart stopper..love what you have done with it...hope your well my friend..x0x0

Debra @ Common Ground said...

Love how you have all that gorgeousness "fitted" together! oh, and that chandy!

Okio B Designs said...

I'd be swooning too! What a fabulous find!

Jeanine

chateau chic said...

Loving what you made with that awesome frame!!
Mary Alice

Barbara Jean said...

It's wonderful!! I love it too
blessings
barbara jean

All Things Chic 2 said...

That's what I call being creative !!!
Love it !!!
Visit my world if you get a chance...
Blessings Lori

victoriantailor said...

Love the look, especially with the dry branches, moss,

lisa Moran, Bilancia Designs said...

you have such a unique style.
hope you are well... xo

ShantyGirl said...

Love it!!!
Sherry

trash talk said...

Perfect...just like you darlin'!
Deb

T's Daily Treasures said...

Very cool! At first, I couldn't see what you had done. I thought I was seeing layers of items, not all of them gathered in one frame. Hope your week is wonderful. Tammy

Sherry said...

Kate, I love how you used the vintage frame as a template for your artwork...the patina covering it beautiful!

www.MaisonStGermain.com said...

Kate, love what you did with that vintage frame!!!! Beautiful as always:)
~Debra xxx
Capers of the vintage vixens

Candy said...

Sooo pretty. Whites always look so clean and fresh. I ran into you over at White Wednesday and since you were posting a picture frame (as I did also), had to come take a look. Im now following, so please come visit me at PICKINandPAINTIN.blogspot.com and maybe you'll decide to follow back??? THANKS 8-)

A Cottage Muse said...

It was just waiting for you to love it!

Jann Olson said...

OMG Kate. I love it! I just hung a vintage mirror in my living room. It reminds me alot of this. Love, love the chippy patina. I would love for you to check out my living room reveal if you get a chance. I think you are so talented and would love your opinion. Find link under archieves. Also, I started a new linky party and would love if you would share this! It opens today at 4 mst.
Hugs,
Jann

stefanie said...

I LOVE the way you layer!!!

Shabby chic Sandy said...

That looks great!

ChiPPy!-SHaBBy! said...

LoVe ALL the ChiPPy P*A*T*I*N*A...
Jeanine Burkhardt

Ivy and Elephants said...

Gorgeous vignette! Elegant an upscale.Perfect chandelier to show it to perfection.
Hugs,
Patti

GLENDA CHILDERS said...

You creative girl, you.

Robyn said...

Kate, this is GORGEOUS! I love the rustic GLAM look you have!

The Smith Hotel said...

Great idea! I'm a sucker for shabby old frames! Have a great weekend!

Hugs,
Jody

Burlap Luxe said...

I dont blame you kate for loving the frame, its my kind of aged and salvage I go after, its the kind of paint patina we all strive to repaint and just cant seam to get just right when we are painting new on old, its a beautiful old find.

I love the vignettes you show in each photo, its just all so beautifully euro-flea market perfect.

Thank you for your visit and the beautiful love you bring with you on each visit, you encourage the best!

Have a beautiful weekend beautiful lady.
xoxo
~Dore

Amber said...

It is perfect!

A Shabby Moment in Time said...

Kate,
Thank you for the sweet comments and the lovely thoughts sent my way. It's been a long year, but now in 2012 I'm ready to move forward into my new life. I've learned a lot along the way, done some healing (not quite finished...but I'm getting there) and deepened my faith. How is Momma doing?
Blessings & hugs,
Karen

Bohemian said...

Kate your vignettes are always so lovely, fresh and inspiring! The Patina of that fab frame would have made me need to break out the smelling salts also! *winks*

Blessings from the Arizona Desert... Dawn... The Bohemian

Jody and Stan said...

I love how you put all the different rustic elements together and made it work. Love this post.


Jody

Chrissy...The Apothecary Shop said...

Kate...this post just blows me away...I love everything about it...just perfect!!! Hope your well,xoxo

Katie said...

I love your style! Where oh where did you get the pendent light from?

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