Framed Vintage Ornaments | Spittin Toad: Framed Vintage Ornaments

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Framed Vintage Ornaments

 Here's a fun way to show off those vintage ornaments you've been collecting....
These I scored at a garage sale this summer...they were at a bottom of a box full of Christmas things



The frame I got for free from a friend...


It was gold and fairly beat-up...The beat up part I didn't mind...the gold had to go.  :)
So the first thing I did, was give it a light coat of spray paint... letting just a little bit of that gold show through.


I then added the pink dots using acrylic paint and the eraser end of a pencil.  I tied the bow and glued it to the top and then stared stringing the ornaments, using different colored ribbon.


The little pinwheels I made out of paper gluing a vintage button to the centers.


Don't you just love this blue one?


Anyway that's it....my framed vintage ornaments...What do you think...How do you plan on displaying yous???  
I would love to know!!!
As usual I will be linking up to many of the party's on my side bar...do check them out!!

Happy Holidays!
Denise

10 comments:

  1. I agree, this is super adorable, and it has been on my to-do list for a while now. Hopefully I'll get to it before Christmas....
    heeheeheehee
    good for you for getting her done!

    hugs x
    Crystelle
    http://www.crystelleboutique.com/1/post/2012/11/ptt-post-bags-dutch-mail-sacks-upcycled-purses.html#comments

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  2. Now this is a great idea! I just got a box (free!) at a local second hand shop that had all kinds of small vintage ornies... thank you for the inspiration!

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  3. Love your vintage ornaments and the frame you decorated to display them. Very original idea. take care, Darlene

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  4. What a cute way to display special vintage ornaments. The frame with the contents looks wonderful.

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  5. Thank you again for the inspiration... I made mine today!!

    http://www.victorianstudio.com/2012/11/those-are-free-really.html

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  6. What a fun idea for displaying vintage ornaments! Thanks for sharing it!

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  7. This is cute and clever! Thank you for sharing!

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  8. Aren't vintage ornaments just dreamy? I have hundreds. It's almost all I use and I have been collecting since I was a kid. It's my most favorite collection. I like how you have yours paired with a frame for a new display! Super cute! Now following, A

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  9. What a cute display and very fun too! xo Holly

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  10. What a clever Christmas decorating ideas you shared here. I love the feeling at looking at these ornaments that expresses memories and treasured moments. Thanks for sharing!

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