Thursday, September 9, 2010

Darling Shabby Romantic Suitcase!

Oh, I just have to share with you this darling Romantic Suitcase!  
Try as I may to leave items as is...my sneaky white paint brush whips out and takes over! 
The old brown suitcase I found at the Pink Door Resale shop for $1.50 was no exception...it got a royal shabbyin!
I painted the suitcase with a white semi-gloss latex paint.
I thought I might leave it white until, I was so inspired by this beautiful romantic Victorian card, I found at
I just knew it was meant for my suitcase!
 The card reads 
~Loves Message~
This is so sweet and romantic to me...
I distressed the suitcase with some light sandpaper to give it a little  shabby imperfection.
It rained alot today so out came my hot glue gun and glitter and I crafted up some darling Victorian tags.
Embellished with fabric roses, glitter and vintage music paper...
I still need to add the ribbons at the top, I used all my crafty odds and ends to fluff them up!
I want to thank all of you lovely bloggers out there who are so inspiring to me!
I will be linking up with the lovely Cindy at Romantic Homes for Show and Tell Friday
and 
the beautiful Connie at Beautiful Living
http://connie-livingbeautifully.blogspot.com/
for Frou Frou Friday!
Squishy Hugs,
Olivia

18 comments:

  1. Olivia,
    I have fallen in love with that darling suitcase and what a fantastic idea!!

    And I also love your Victorian tags as you know that Era is so dear to my heart!!

    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  2. Hi Olivia,
    I love your vintage suitcase. It's so sweet with the vintage card image and all the other prettiness that you added.
    I'm the same way, I just can't leave things alone. Isn't it fun!

    hugs
    Sissie

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  3. Dear Olivia: Your suitcase looks ready for a trip across the ocean on the Queen Mary - destination, Paris, France. It's lovely! You are an extremely creative lady. So nice to hear of happiness from one who is part of a blended family. There's not always happy tales to be told.
    Lisa@SuburbanRetreat

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  4. Hi Olivia,
    You are so talented and your case turned out gorgeous. Love your Victorian tags too. Just wonderful!!

    Thank you for stopping by. I just started a giveaway if you'd like to return to enter.
    Hugs, Celestina Marie

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  5. Hello Oliva, The suit case looks great! And the Victorian tags are cool items. Thanks for stopping by. Have a great Friday...Julian

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  6. Darling! And that teacup to the right, in your sidebar, is divine! Susan

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  7. I do the same thing, honey. I got some for 50¢ and put fabric on some and painted and decaled some. Love them!
    xoxo,
    Connie

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  8. Oh Olivia, Honey you never cease to amaze me of your creative spirit. It comes from the goodness of your soul, I can feel it all the way through blog land!!

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  9. It turned out so pretty. It looks like you had a very fun day! Thanks so much for stopping by.
    Blessings,
    Marcia

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  10. Thank you for commenting on my blog; and was glad to find yours. Amazing and pretty things you have! The suitcase is beautiful--I may have to borrow that idea from you and get the paint brush out. Thank you for sharing such pretty pictures of your talent!

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  11. Hola Olivia, loved your blog, there`s tons of wonderful treasures, just what I like!!!
    thanks for your visit!!
    abrazos from Chile,
    maria cecilia

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  12. Thanks so much for your visit and I'm happy to find your blog. You are very talented and have created lovely things. I look forward to seeing more. Thanks for sharing your pretty pictures.

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  13. I love your olden suitcase and you've made it look wonderful! Everything is so pretty.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  14. hello Olivia,
    Thank-you so much for your visit and the comment you left me!
    I will keep your comment dear to my heart :0
    I love the excitment over here with your creative passion :)
    I am following you and will be back.
    xx
    Dore

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  15. You made the suitcase beautiful, Olivia!

    Thank you for your very nice comment on my blog. ♥

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  16. Olivia the suitcase is gorgeous. I love the card and all of the pretty details.

    Thank you very much for your kind words on my weight loss! I really appreciate it and you sweet friend.

    Blessings & Happy Fall!
    ~Melissa :)

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  17. Hi Olivia I love your suitcase thank you for the inspriation! I have wanted to do this forever (I have a sneaky white shabby chic paintbrush too)And thank you for stopping by my blog Love everything on your blog so glad to meet you!

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  18. Hi Olivia! i love your vintage suitcase!

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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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