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Saturday, December 18, 2010

noel update

Remember when I made this?
It's a copy of a copy of a Pottery Barn one, now of course we don't even have Pottery Barn here in Australia, and I really have no idea what it's all about, but anyway I liked this and thought I would make one.
I made it silver to match my Christmas colours but it wasn't quite right, it lacked some depth or something,
So I took it and rubbed on some black paint and then rubbed it off again and smoothed it out with a touch of sanding.

This is what it looks like now.
I think it gives it a more aged metal look.

Here it is up on the lounge room wall, but it didn't like it here so it came down, literally.
So I still have to find a home for it, but it is having fun floating from place to place.

9 comments:

  1. Oh, I love this! I am with you - I don't get Pottery Barn, but I sure do love all the inspiration that comes from there :-)

    This does have more depth aftr the black rubbing, and has a gorgeous aged metal look about it!!

    Cath
    x

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  2. I love love love the way it turned out with the black rubbed over the silver!
    (I replied about the Heath bits, not certain if you'll get the reply in your email!)
    xoxo
    Robin
    All Things Heart and Home

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  3. What a great Noel. It looks fabulous and I agree that the addition of a little antiquing really helped it

    Love your bedroom. You would die if you saw mine, it is wrapping central right now and I am tired of the mess! Maybe another year I will wrap somewhere else, but now I can lock the doors and keep it as secret as possible.

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  4. Hi Deanne...

    Oooh...your NOEL sign came out sooo pretty, my friend! I have also admired that pretty sign at Pottery Barn. I think that adding the black to it really did the trick...love it! Just wanted to let you know that I meandered around your blog a bit. Your home looks sooo pretty all dressed up for Christmas! Thank you for sharing it with us!

    I also wanted to thank you for coming by and taking a peek at my Christmas dining room! I really enjoyed your visit and sweet note, my friend! Thank you!

    Warmest Christmas wishes,
    Chari @Happy To Design

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  5. Love it! The black makes it perfect. When you come to visit me in the states and stay in my guest house, I will take you to Pottery Barn. You will die. Lisa~

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  6. Lisa, definitely on my to do list, would gladly have you as my tour guide!

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  7. How fun! I love it! Also read your other post, great job.. you have wonderful taste! I am hopping by for the first time from the blog hop! I would love if you visited us anytime! Happy Holidays!
    Just Married with Coupons

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  8. I'm following from the Where in the World Blog Hop. Love the picture in your header!

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