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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

A New Life As ..

Hello my dear friends,

who would have thought that yet again an old kitchen utensil could be given a new life as something totally different and also much prettier than before?!

I bought this vintage egg holder at a church sale a few years ago and ... 

 
 ... until a few days ago I had really no good idea to use it for but that has all changed now.
 
Together with vintage linen, pieces of tattered doilies, lovely crinkled seam binding and a sparkly button this little tarnished kitchen piece has now become a sewing room treasure.
 
I have taken many photos again so you don't miss a thing but there will be few words from me.
 
This is my latest creation ...
 
... a sewing room helper.
  


 

 
 

 
 



 

 
 I am so happy with the way this new creation turned out and I hope you are too. At one stage I was so stuck with how to embellish it I almost put it away again but then it all came together in the end.
 
I hope you are well and life is treating you kind.
 
Have a peaceful and creative day,
 
 
Karen B.
 

25 comments:

  1. This is beautiful. Persistence pays and in this case with something that is gorgeous.

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  2. Hallo Karen
    Du hast immer so wunderbare grosse Ideen für die kleinen Dinge.
    Ich liebe Dein Blog!
    Viele Gruesse aus Koeln
    ute

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  3. wow! stunning! i love the way you turn things into beautiful decorations :)
    have a nice day too!

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  4. La transformación ha sido fantástica, me encanta, feliz semana:)

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  5. Que dulce y que bonito se ve.
    Un nuevo uso, precioso. Felicidades.
    Un abrazo

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  6. BRILLIANT!
    Love especially your old scissors - they look precious! Have a wonderful week

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  7. this is just gorgeous! I love your beautiful treasure!

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  8. What a talented and creative person you are...You can make ANYTHING beautiful! I can't wait to get your posts each time because I know there will be something else, made beautiful,by you. Keep up the good work! Marilyn Gray. msmarilyngray@yahoo.com

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  9. What a brilliant idea Karen! I love the way you bent the top down so it could hold your beautiful scissors...truly inspired, and gorgeous!

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  10. Could I have your imagination, please! You always amaze me with the beautiful things you make from simple items, Karen!

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  11. This is fabulous!!! In the my mad and hectic world, I love to visit the quiet, creative serenity of yours!!

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  12. Morning Karen, amazing, you are just amazing. Your attention to details is a true gift, along with your photos! Thanks for sharing. Blessings and smiles, Emilou :-)

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  13. Wow...another unique and lovely creation. Gorgeous

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  14. Oh I love it, it's gorgeous!

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  15. Fabulous upcycle of an old utensil. Your vision is divine. Happy Creative Hearts...

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  16. I truly admire and enjoy all of your work but
    OH.MY.GOODNESS
    this is just completely beyond amazing.
    I am in awe of your vision and creativity.
    Absolutely lovely piece.

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  17. Your imagination is astounding. This is just precious..the things you come up with constantly amaze me.

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  18. Oh I love it, it's gorgeous!What a idee !!!gr tanja

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  19. This is wonderful! Your vision is amazing!!

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  20. Absolutely stunning! I will be on the lookout for something similar so I can recreate it!

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  21. I grew up with eating soft boiled eggs with toast soldiers as probably lot of Canadians did but I ha ve never seen one of these holders. I was amazed and what a beautiful job you have done with it.

    Wonderful piece.

    Hugs
    FredaB

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