Monday, April 19, 2010

Junk Haulin' a Tea Cart!
Soooo.... this is the cute red tea cart that was supposed to make its way into my Flea Market Booth....alas it bumped around in my car until I came up with the perfect spot to put it in my house! 
MISSION: To paint it white and load it up with Shabtastic Goodness!
 
 3 1/2 Cans of spray paint later and a serious visit to the Shabby Chic beauty Salon and ....
Waaaaa LAAAA!
So, some of you might be thinking....it was pretty cute red?! I agree....but where in the world would a red tea cart go in my house???? When everything is Shabbed out and painted white! Well, I adore this makeover even though it took so much paint! 
On top I decorated with a cute tin ($1.50) at a garage sale, I squealed so loud at this find my friend probably wanted to hide under a table~
A close up of the delightful tin full of crushed roses~
A pretty teapot I got for free because the foot was broken... I have it propped up in a candle and the lace bow conceals its identity!
Birdhouse above $5 tag sale find....junk inside total cost of about $1.50~ Love the thrifty!
Well, I hope you enjoyed my Shabby Tea Cart! Check back to see why my hands are covered in a white paint mess! Yes, I am blogging and painting at the same time!
~Hugs Olivia~

37 comments:

  1. Olivia I do not blame you for keeping the tea cart!! It is beautiful painted white and with all your shabby goodness. I love the crushed roses.

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  2. Olivia...I love it white!! You've added your perfect shabby touch! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Love the tea cart!! It turned out beautiful!

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  4. Hi Oliva, The cart does look great. Good job on its new look...Julian

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  5. love love your tea cart! I found one that I need to paint though it is not nearly as adorable as yours!

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  6. Hi, thanks for stopping by my dream canvas. The tea pot is lovely..I am a follower and I hope you are too :-)

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  7. Glad you like the template! :)

    xoxo,
    Itkupilli

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  8. Your shabby chic finds are so pretty! I became a follower and I hope you visit me often too!

    I love the teapot in your give away..it is so elegant!

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  9. The tea cart is really cute, they are hard to find as pretty as yours. Thank you for stopping by, I'll be back to visit.
    Have a great week.
    marian elizabeth

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  10. Hello:)
    Thanks for your sweet comment:)I can see that you love roses as much as I do:)And the tea cart went very nice:)
    Have a good day..
    eddaHugs to you

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  11. thank you for letting me know about your Fabulous blog!! you have like my dream home!!!
    SO BEAUTIFUL!!!

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  12. Hi Olivia,
    What a beautiful tea cart!! You did an amazing job transforming it into something so stunning!
    I absolutely love your blog site! Thanks so much for visiting my blog, 15 Bella Vie, it's always wonderful to meet new friends. I will definitely be back to catch up on your lovely posts!
    Sincerely,
    Melinda

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  13. I have always wanted a tea cart for my studio. It is beautiful and I adore all of the loveliness you have on it!

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  14. Oh Olivia, Pretty, pretty, pretty! The red might have been saucy but you were right in painting it white. Thanks for dropping in and the sweet comment.

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  15. Looks beautiful - your space looks like shabby chic heaven! :)

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  16. Oh my goodness,
    this tea cart is absolutely precious. I've been reviewing blogs I follow today and found another inspiration for an old frame I have in the basement...well, I also have an old tea cart in the basement. I'm going to have to bring it out and give it a coat of paint. I think I'll put it in my office in the window with some plants and pretty things! Thanks.
    Mary

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  17. My grandma had a tea cart like that. I hope I'm lucky enough to find one some day. Adorable!

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  18. Hi, Olivia,
    My goodness I would love to visit your Flea Market booth!! I can tell you and I love a lot of the same things. I adored the transformation on your tea cart and all the items you embellished it with. Thank you for stopping by Bunny Cottage for a visit and for your sweet comments. I am so glad I got to meet you. Have a week full of fun and laughter! Vicki

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  19. Beautiful post! Thanks for stopping by and commenting and especially for praying that the Old House will get its new roof.

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  20. I wish I looked that good after I visit the beauty salon! She's gorgeous! I wouldn't have parted with her either!

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  21. Hello Olivia! I found you over on Mari's blog, and wanted to "pop" over and say HI :) You have a wonderful blog; I'm lovin' the makeover you gave the teacart!! Beautiful! I've become your newest follower, and I look forward to checking back often to see what you have to post. I hope you will come and visit me at my blog. It's nice to meet you! Warmest, Brenda

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  22. Gee 3 and a half cans must have almost killed you! Great result.

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  23. HELLO OLIVIA, I JUST LOVE THE WAY YOUR TEA CART TURNED OUT!!!!
    ABOUT THE PILLOWS YOU LOVED ON MY BLOG POST, THE FABRIC WAS PURCHASED ON EBAY FROM URBAN GARDENS, AND THE LADY WHO MADE THEM FOR ME, IS MICHELLE TUERO YOU CAN EMAIL HER ON MTUERO@AOL.COM...GOOD LUCK LET ME KNOW HOW IT GOES FOR YOU :)

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  24. How pretty! I would love to have a room like this in my house, but I don't think the look would fit. I found a teapot just like that at Goodwill today and put it in my cart, but in the end, I decided not to get it. Now, I wish I had!

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  25. love your blog! And love your repurposing--that cart is great score!

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  26. The tea cart turned out beautifully! I love that you sent it to the shabby chic beauty salon. lol

    Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  27. I totally agree that it needed to be white-it looks fabulous! the little bird cage is very cute too.

    Best wishes,
    Natasha.

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  28. Hi Olivia,

    So glad that you stopped by my blog to say hello. I love your "stuff" and actually did like the tea cart red, but it's so cute now.

    Ciao bella,
    Suzanne

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  29. Hi Olivia,
    Your little tea cart turned out fantabulous...And your bench right next to it is a cutie too. Love it. Thank you so much for coming over for a visit and becoming a follower. Oh! And thank you for letting me know about your giveawasy. Adorable teapot! Anyway, hope you come and visit again soon...I know I will. Have a wonderful day.

    Hugs and smiles,
    ♥Ana

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  30. Hi,Olivia, thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. I wouldn't have been able to part with that pretty tea cart either. You have done an amazing redo, beautiful! I would love to be entered to win your teapot, thanks for the invite! Am following your blog too. Have a great day,

    Pat
    Patricia Rose-A Potpourri of Fabric, Fragrance and Findings
    www.patriciarose-apotpourri.com
    www.patriciarose-apotourriof.blogspot.com

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  31. Hi Olivia,, its nice to meet you. I love your blog! You have a way of making gorgeous shabby treasures!I am excited to follow your blog, I will be back to visit:)
    Happy Creating, gail

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  32. Hi Olivia, love the tea cart and I wanted to thank you for stopping by for a visit (;
    Hugs~Kelly

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  33. Oh my goodness Olivia, I love the transformation! I have always wanted a tea cart...not easy to find, and at this point my space and nooks are all filled!~ Yours looks lovely and all your pretties on top on the perfect touch!

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  34. I am in love with those "crushed roses"....where might another shabby girlie happen across those little lovelies?

    Warm blessings,
    Spencer

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Hello Friend! Thank you so much for stopping by! I love to hear your thoughts! Hugs, Olivia

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