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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Something borrowed, something blue, some more chalk paint projects for you!

If you have been reading my blog long enough, you have figured out, 
I am a big fan of blue. Pretty much every shade of it!
In our kitchen I just have a splash here, and a dash there. 
I like to keep the flow going from room to room.
Let me show you my splash and my dash first...
Pottery set given by my FIL

Rooster pitcher matching the platter behind the stove given by my Mom for my Birthday this year!

Dollar tree vases

Cobalt blue platter bought at Target a few years ago

Deco Soup Tureen, my Mom scored for us!

Cook book stand, bought also at Target way back when. Old cook book from the early 1900's, Some really neat recipes. Oh and my new vintage cheese grater I scored for 25 cents.
You all remember these stools I decided to makeover in the Winter time right?
You may also remember these stools I purchased from CSN from a giveaway
well....I just had to try this color blue out.
So I decided to redo the CSN stools. I of course made my own feed sack. This is temporary, as I do have some actual vintage feed sacks coming from my FIL. That guy has everything imaginable in his basement.  Well he did, until he started giving it to us.
Such a pretty shade of blue. I think it all ties in now.
The boys of course noticed first thing.  They thought they were pretty cool!
Have a wonderful weekend everyone!
Hope I inspired you with some color!
Quick tutorial to follow soon.
Mike is off starting tomorrow. 
It is our 16 year wedding Anniversary and we will be celebrating tomorrow night, hopefully all weekend, at least that is my plan!

If you are interested in Annie Sloan's chalk paint here is a wonderful source
http://bestfurniturepaint.com
XO
Joining:
Kristin for the
Summer Blog party, Drop cloth edition



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70 Comments:

Blogger Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Debbie, I love your stools! They look so cute with the fabric you made. That aubosson blue looks different with every bloggers projects. Happy Anniversary and enjoy!

May 19, 2011 at 5:24 PM  
Blogger Ann from On Sutton Place said...

The stools turned out great...have a fantastic weekend. You deserve it! ~Ann

May 19, 2011 at 5:27 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

I see several things in your house that I have the dups of :).

The remake of your stools is fabulous!!

May 19, 2011 at 5:29 PM  
Blogger Cindy said...

They look amazing Debbie. Adding the fabric cushion tops add so much...love them!

May 19, 2011 at 5:31 PM  
Blogger linda said...

i love the new blue color and the redo of the cousions is just delightful happy anny tommorrow :)

May 19, 2011 at 5:39 PM  
Blogger housedressingblog.blogspot.com said...

Oooh how purdy! I love that shade of blue and fabric is perfect. Your right, it does tie it all together, good job Miss Debbie!

May 19, 2011 at 5:44 PM  
Blogger Dawna said...

Happy Anniversary!! I am a fan of blue as well. I love that little milk crate with the glass jars in it in your last picture! I have to keep my eyes open for one of those!! Have a great week end!

May 19, 2011 at 5:46 PM  
Blogger Becca said...

Happy Anniversary !! And, LOVE the stools ... aubosson blue is gorgeous !! And, your feed sacks are amazing ... I don't think you should change them !! xo

May 19, 2011 at 5:50 PM  
Blogger Kara said...

I've been loving that shade of blue. It might just be the next color I check out. Love your stools.

May 19, 2011 at 5:53 PM  
Blogger Glenda/MidSouth said...

I like the way all your different shades of blue work together - pretty. I think cobalt blue is my favorite shade of blue.
Happy anniversary and have a great weekend.

May 19, 2011 at 5:56 PM  
Blogger Judy said...

Love the stools. Can't wait to try out the chalk paint. It looks like it's amazing.

May 19, 2011 at 5:56 PM  
Blogger Judy said...

BTW - Happy Anniversary!!

May 19, 2011 at 5:56 PM  
Blogger bj said...

I am going to order some chalk paint....SOON.
Your stools are beautiful...
Happiest Anniversary.
xo

May 19, 2011 at 6:01 PM  
Blogger Betsy said...

I love all your blues, especially those dollar store vases with the daisies. You did a great job on the stools...great shade of blue. I've been hearing so much about chalk paint...it's moving up to the top of my "to do" list.

May 19, 2011 at 6:02 PM  
Blogger ourlifeinaclick.blogspot.com said...

Happy Anniversary! Enjoy it!!
I love the color blue of your stools. Great job Debbie! Thanks for sharing!

May 19, 2011 at 6:07 PM  
Blogger Rosie Goins said...

I was thinking white for my dining table and chairs, but the more I see the blue I might change my mind. Love the seat covers.

May 19, 2011 at 6:10 PM  
Blogger Melanie said...

Such pretty pictures, Debbie! I like them all, but my favorites have to be the stools (which you did a great job on BTW), the platter, and the cookbook stand.

I'm a fan of blue too. It's my favorite color.:)

Hope you have a very happy anniversary, and many more happy years together.♥

May 19, 2011 at 6:23 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

I love the stools! The blue is perfect & your homemade feed sacks look great. Your just oozing with creativity today.

Happy Anniversary! Enjoy your weekend!

May 19, 2011 at 6:25 PM  
Blogger Pam said...

I LOVE your kitchen! Very pretty! And I love blue as well. I have splashes of blue everywhere in my house. Very soothing. And a great job on the stools! Goes perfectly in your kitchen. :-) Happy Anniversary!

May 19, 2011 at 6:27 PM  
Blogger Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

Oh! very very lovely!!! I had to laugh when you said your FIL had everything imaginable in his basement...until...he gave it all to you :o) haha... I tend to bring home awesome treasures after visiting my dad. (Otherwise, he will cart it off to their church's second hand store! ...so I just have to have those treasures that bring back so many memories :o)

Great redos!

Blessings & Aloha!

May 19, 2011 at 6:31 PM  
Blogger ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Happy Anniversary my friend!! LOVE LOVE those stools, love the color and the cushions! I just ordered 2 quarts of chalk paint, hopefully they'll be here tomorrow I can't wait!! Have a great weekend and anniversary! Martina

May 19, 2011 at 6:50 PM  
Blogger The Garden Bell said...

Seriously, Deb do you sleep??? Amazing as always and I love the Cobalt Blue... But, then what color do I not love.

Struggling to make the rounds.....

Happy Day to your both...

May 19, 2011 at 7:09 PM  
Blogger Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Such a pretty blue, Debbie! I like your seat covers, too. I'm waiting on my chalk paint to arrive. I've decided to give it a try and see how great it is for myself!

May 19, 2011 at 7:13 PM  
Blogger Peggy said...

Love the shade of blue and the seat covers too! You do amazing work on all your projects. Oh, Happy Anniversary too! Peggy

May 19, 2011 at 7:22 PM  
Blogger Marydon said...

Beautifully done, Debbie. Love the vintage cookbook, also.

Have a beautiful eve ...
TTFN ~
Marydon

May 19, 2011 at 7:30 PM  
Blogger Maxine said...

I too love the new bar stools!! Color is really nice!!

May 19, 2011 at 7:33 PM  
Blogger Pam said...

Happy Anniversary! The stools look gorgeous. I like your temporary stool cushions.

May 19, 2011 at 7:53 PM  
Blogger NanaDiana said...

Those stools are going to be going through an identity crisis - I can just feel it! Love them....hey-I LOVE your blue & white tureen...just checking my hutch to make sure my own is still in place!;>)

Have a wonderful anniversary weekend with your honey! Hugs-Diana

May 19, 2011 at 8:26 PM  
OpenID tammylovesdishes said...

Beautiful kitchen and these bar stools look perfect. Very nice re-do!
I love blue, too!
Tammy

May 19, 2011 at 8:53 PM  
Blogger Gypsy Heart said...

The stools look great ~ love the color! LOVE that soup tureen too. Lots of nice touches of blue my friend.

Hope you have a wonderful weekend! It's great that Mike finally has some time off.

xo
Pat

May 19, 2011 at 8:56 PM  
Blogger laxsupermom said...

Love the new bar stools! Great color, and I love your faux grain sacks! I'd consider keeping them, and using the ones from your FIL for some other projects. Thanks for sharing.

May 19, 2011 at 8:57 PM  
Blogger ❀ⒹⒺⒺ❀ said...

Happy Anniversary Debbie and Mike!

I love the bar stools. What is the material you used?

You have a beautiful kitchen.

Dee

May 19, 2011 at 8:58 PM  
Blogger Liz- said...

Debbie you rock as usual! I love the change! You did a wonderful job! I also love all your other blue items you featured...that platter from Target is awesome! Happy Anniversary! Liz

May 19, 2011 at 9:37 PM  
Blogger Love of the Sea said...

Great job. Love the stools. I can't wait to start using this paint. My color chart is on it's way!!

May 19, 2011 at 9:43 PM  
Blogger Linda said...

Debbie, I LOVE your stools!! You did a great job. Happy Anniversary. I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

May 19, 2011 at 10:11 PM  
Blogger the cape on the corner said...

first of all, happy anniversary! i love the whole wedding theme in your post title, too. the blue stools really pop in the kitchen, and the diy grain sacks are genius!

May 19, 2011 at 10:15 PM  
Blogger Sue said...

Hope you have a wonderful anniversary celebration! Love your new blue stools. I have got to try this paint! I'm not a big crafter or painter, but heck- this stuff looks foolproof, and by heavens- I AM a fool! LOL Of course, I love blue/white- so your platter and tureen just speak to me! Oh dear me- now I'm talkin' to stoneware....
~ Sue

May 19, 2011 at 10:29 PM  
Blogger B and Bs Mama said...

I love them!!! They look amazing. Thanks for sharing. How on earth did you make your own feed sacks? Please share when you get the chance. Thanks for the inspiration!

May 19, 2011 at 11:07 PM  
Blogger Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal said...

What a great revamp. I love that color. I would love to try that paint. I was hoping to win some but so far no luck! It comes in such great shades!

May 20, 2011 at 12:10 AM  
Blogger Emily {Frilly Details} said...

Those turned out great Debbie! That blue is such a lovely color and goes great with all your accents.

Happy Anniversary!! Hope you two love birds have a special weekend :)

May 20, 2011 at 12:49 AM  
Blogger Farah Muzaffar said...

HI Debb.... first of all A very happy Anniversery... Wish you all the best time to the whole weekend and for every minute of your life wish you health and happiness...
Love your stool... look very pretty
Hope you like to visit and love to feel the beauty and fragrance of flowers at
http://craftaworld.blogspot.com/
Love
Farah

May 20, 2011 at 4:12 AM  
Blogger Ⓙ @ $ € € ₦$ ₣®0₥... said...

You've mastered creating flow with your touches of blue. Really great! And the stools? I love what you've done with them. Don't rush to replace the seat covers right away.

May 20, 2011 at 5:28 AM  
Blogger The Sterling Cherub said...

Wow, those feedsack seat covers you made are ADORABLE! I wouldn't change them out, you did such a great job on them! Glad you showed the Aubusson Blue, I was wondering what it looked like "in real life." I'm just dying to get my mitts on some chalk paint!

Best,

Kimberly

May 20, 2011 at 6:04 AM  
Blogger Lori said...

Love the "new" blue stools, but that soup taureen! I'm crushin' on that.

May 20, 2011 at 7:04 AM  
Blogger Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

Your stools look great with their makeover! I am in the process of making over my counter stools too!
Hugs,
Penny

May 20, 2011 at 9:06 AM  
Blogger Korrie@RedHenHome said...

LOVE the makeover! And I agree, the blue is so much better in your kitchen.

May 20, 2011 at 11:19 AM  
Blogger andie jaye said...

i love love love those blue stools! and the cushions are adorable! your kitchen looks great!! andiejaye@ crayonfreckles

May 20, 2011 at 11:26 AM  
Blogger Le Chateau des fleurs said...

Beautiful!
Thanks so much for the nice comment. It is so nice to have you care :)
XOXO

May 20, 2011 at 12:23 PM  
Blogger Le Chateau des fleurs said...

I meant...Thanks for caring.
XOXO

May 20, 2011 at 12:23 PM  
Blogger ~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady. You did a Beautiful job on your Blue Stools Debbie.
I hope you and Mike have a wonderful and Happy Anniversary !!
XXOO
Diane

May 20, 2011 at 12:44 PM  
Blogger AshTreeCottage said...

Your stools look great! Happy Anniversary to you and Mike!!

Love,
Susan and Bentley
xxoo

May 20, 2011 at 3:21 PM  
Blogger Corn in my Coffee-Pot said...

new seats turned out great...like the blue and the rooster -- recipe treatment on the fabric. Too sweet!

May 20, 2011 at 4:49 PM  
Blogger Jane said...

Love the stools painted blue! Great transformation!!
Jane

May 20, 2011 at 4:50 PM  
Blogger Debbie said...

I love those stools repainted! You are a brave woman to redo something brand new!

May 20, 2011 at 7:38 PM  
Blogger Here On Crow Creek said...

Very,very nice Debbie! Loving that blue you painted them and you are right that blue in the kitchen just sets it off and it all just ties in so nicely like they were made to go in there. I love blue also, I think it is my favorite color besides gray. I tend to have splashes of red here and there with some grays and blue.

May 20, 2011 at 11:30 PM  
Blogger At The Picket Fence said...

Those look fantabulous Debbie! :-) That shade of blue is so perfect in there and I think your gorgeous soup tureen needs to come over and visit at my house...and stay awhile! Thanks so much for linking this up to Inspiration Friday this week!
Vanessa

May 20, 2011 at 11:51 PM  
Blogger Linda said...

Your stools turned out so great...love the blue and the covers you made, too...and I'm in love with the deco tureen! Happy Anniversary!!

May 21, 2011 at 12:57 AM  
Blogger Steph said...

Debbie those stolls turned out amazing!!! Great job.

May 21, 2011 at 1:24 AM  
Blogger Mom of the Twinkies and Tot! said...

Love the stools! So fun!

May 21, 2011 at 3:33 AM  
Blogger Carrie @ Dittle Dattle said...

Debbie, the blue stools gives so much personality to your kitchen! And I can't get over home much use you have gotten out that stencil!!! Good for you :D

May 21, 2011 at 6:12 AM  
Blogger Vicki said...

I love the blue feedsack stools! They are perfect in there. Such a great kitchen. Love the vintage cookbook.

May 21, 2011 at 7:28 AM  
Blogger Junker Newbie Stephanie said...

Fantastic job! The faux feedsacks are wonderful. I just got my first order of chalk paint & can't wait to use it! thanks for the inspiration :-)

May 21, 2011 at 9:33 AM  
Blogger Katherines Corner said...

Love it all! Your kitchen is inspiring. Warm and cozy.I always enjoy my visits to your lovely blog.I hope you'll stop by Katherines Corner. The new giveaway is up! xo

May 21, 2011 at 10:21 AM  
Blogger Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Hi Debbie~ What darling stools! I love them in the blue and the covers you made are darling. Thanks for linking up at my party~ Happy Anniversary to you~ have a fantastic weekend!

May 21, 2011 at 12:45 PM  
Blogger Joselyn said...

I love every shade of blue too! The stools turned out great. I have been procastinating about ordering the chalk paint. No more. That is one beautiful shade of blue. Thanks for the inspiration!

May 21, 2011 at 1:28 PM  
Blogger ☆☆Mumsy said...

I love all the shade of blue things in your house. You're very inspiring, and creative!

May 21, 2011 at 5:48 PM  
Blogger Julie said...

Love all the blue! So cheerful! :) I'm also terribly jealous of that old cookbook- what a great find!

May 21, 2011 at 8:18 PM  
Blogger The Decorative Dreamer said...

Just catching up with you a bit today. Your blues are so pretty and I love what you did with the barstools. Very cute! I hope you and your husband have a very Happy Anniversary celebration!

May 22, 2011 at 11:43 AM  
Blogger Life in Rehab said...

Blue is my favorite too, and I love all the splashes of it in your home. Those stools are wonderful; I think I'd find another spot for the real feed sacks you have coming. I love your homemade ones.

May 24, 2011 at 1:16 PM  
Blogger Teresa@oursoutherncountryhomeandfarm said...

Debbie, I love, love, love the drop cloth covers that you have created for the stools! Such a great idea. Saving this post into my fav's for a future project.

June 22, 2011 at 10:35 AM  

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