Thursday, May 27, 2010

Sweet Shabby Hatbox!
Hello Friends! I am so excited to show and tell you about this beautiful bit of eye candy!
I found this beautiful hatbox creation in one of my favorite flea markets! Alas it was too much for my shabby budget... imagine my surprise and delight when this booth posted a sign for 50% off! SQUEAL!!!!

The Hatboxes are layered and wrapped in ribbon
with the prettiest handmade roses sprinkled all over the top!
In Rachel Aswell's new book she shows a giant hat box creation with all white ribbons made to look like a cake... of course I wanted to try to craft one, but I thought this creation was beautiful and for the price perfect (plus a lot less work for under $10 who can beat this!!)
I thought it would go perfectly on this beautiful white cake stand that I found at a garage sale where everything else was SUPER EXPENSIVE!
(they said $2 on the cake stand...I paid and silently whooped for JOYand did the happy jig!)
Of course this cake stand found its home in my dining room...
maybe I will bake a cake to show you,
What sounds good?
Something summery and yummy...
I hope you enjoyed this delightful little Shabby Treasure!
A special thank you to Cindy at
Romantic Homes
for hosting Show and Tell Friday!
Squishy Hugs,
Olivia

20 comments:

  1. Hi Olivia :) My what fabulous treasures you found! I adore that sweet hat box stacker, so cute with the pretty roses on top, and that cake stand, what a bargain! Love the filigree design...very romantic looking :) Way to go girl!! Woo Hoo!! I'll join you in the happy dance, lol :)

    Warmest hugs to you my friend, Brenda

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  2. Well, you certainly couldn't pass that one up now could you, sugar!!! Great deal and beautiful...
    xoxo,
    Connie

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  3. Gorgeous..just fabulous and charming...lovely!
    Kiki

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  5. I did enjoy your shabby treasure...you have the sweetest ones!~

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  6. The cake plate is perfect for it. It looks like a wedding cake. Good enough to eat. :)

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  7. Olivia I know your not suppose to covet things other people have..........but I am coveting that hatbox...............it is beautiful. Nice find sweet friend!!

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  8. Oh Olivia, that is gorgeous! I love it and how wonderful that it was 50% off, it was meant to be yours:)

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  9. Hi Olivia,
    I absolutely love your hat boxes!! They are just lovely! You got a great deal on them too, so that makes the purchase even more special. Don't you just love that?!!
    Beautiful photos, and thank you so much for taking the time to stop by my blog, I so appreciate it!!
    Have a great weekend.
    Sincerely,
    Melinda

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  10. Hi Olivia,
    thanks for coming by today and for your sweet comments. Love your beautiful hat boxes, so
    very pretty and the cake stand too. Can't believe for only $2.00, it looks like an antique or at least vintage piece. what nice
    accessories, very romantic and lovely,
    Have a great day,
    Blessings, Nellie

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  11. Very sweet. And who can pass up anything with roses?

    Janet

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  12. I love your blog. It's full of eye candy!

    Teresa

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  13. Under $10.00 You stole it ....Love a bargain!

    Carol

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  14. Hi Olivia....
    Nice to meet you and your sweet little Shabby blog.
    Your hatbox is gorgeous!
    enjoyed catching up on your posts this early morning.
    Have a great weekend,
    xoxo~Kathy @
    Sweet Up-North Mornings...

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  15. Lucky you!!! I know how it feels to find 50% off and want to jump up and down in the middle of the store (although I try to contain myself)!! They're beautiful!

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  16. You did good. That was a great bargain for the cake stand.

    My Show n Tell is my antiques...scroll down below the museum entry I have today if you decide to pay me a visit.

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  17. Hello, Miss Olivia!!

    I am just adoring that sweet hat box stacker and I love how you displayed it!!

    Your home is just so lovely and I so enjoy seeing everything that you do!!

    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  18. What a gorgeous post. I love the shabby pink laundry room. I would be very happy to do laundry all day in that gorgeous space.

    Have a great weekend.

    Cathy

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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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