Friday, March 9, 2012

Shabby Chic Bicycle


Hello Lovelies!
I simply adore cute old bicycles decorated up with plants and what nots!
Imagine my delight when my mom left this bike with me!
I could not resist adding a touch of pink up front with a pretty clay pot.
I have thought about painting it...but I kinda like it in the original condition.
It still rides well and my kids have a habit of hopping on it (display and all)
and toodling down the street on it!
~giggles~
This pretty in pink pot with plants that survived my
"green thumb" is enough to bring a smile to my face.
I am oh so ready for spring!
Gardening, planting, sweeping, fluffing and painting!
Oh the joys and hope of a new season!
Sharing with

My Romantic Home

Pink Saturday

Many hugs and blessings!
xo
Olivia


Learning to Love my Chronic Body

15 comments:

  1. Olivia, I made hubby come see. He picked up a bicycle for me at the junk yard to paint for the garden. I love yours.
    Now I have to paint it.

    Have a lovely PS weekend ~
    TTFN ~
    Marydon

    ~Giveaway ends 3/15 ~

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  2. Big smiles! I have a couple of those old bikes myself. They are so fun out in the yard and in the flower beds.

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  3. That is sweet! What a super bike!

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  4. What a thoughtful gift and the way you are using it is neat.

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  5. So pretty! Come link with me with my Color Connection meme.

    Broken Leg with a bit of pink. Have a great weekend.

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  6. How sweet of your mom!! I love it and of course the pretty pink pot just makes it perfect!!

    Happy Pink Saturday!

    (hugs)
    Aledia

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  7. Love that bike! I am with you--have been working in the gardens ever day--we have had nice weather for several days. But now they are saying rain and wind for a week. It sucks! I hope none of my blossoms get blown off! Well, that is Oregon for you.

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  8. I wouldn't change a thing! This is absolutely charming! I think you mom must just be the best!

    Happy Weekend!

    Jeanie from The Marmelade Gypsy

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  9. I love that bike! I want to find an old one like that. So sweet of your mom.
    Have a great weekend!

    ~Shanon

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  10. Happy Pink Saturday
    I love the bike and yes, using them as planters is so charming.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  11. Hi Olvia,

    Seriously!!! You are killing me with that bike. I am on a quest for one and hopefully will get my hands on one I can paint Hot Pink for my front yard. What better way to accent my hot pink front door than a hot pink bicycle? Now where I will find one will be interesting. I'll have to make sure I check out Goodwill. I might even try to get a little girl's bike which would fit better in front of my small house.

    Thank you for inspiring me. HPS,

    Cathy

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  12. me encanta!! es realmente encantadora!!!

    bicheler.blogspot.com

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  13. Hi Olivia,
    Your bike prettied up with the planter is adorable! They really do make a statement in the garden. Thanks for sharing and for stopping by. I appreciated your sweet comment about my topiaries. Happy Pinks and enjoy your weekend.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  14. I just found your blog through Tete-Beyond The Garden Gate so popped over here and signed up as your newest follower. I am smitten. LOVE your sweet blog! xo Diana

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  15. Love, love, love your bike, Olivia
    I have an old bike my hubby found for me and I was going to paint it, too, but just left it as is....I am going to add some baskets to it with flowers and then I will post it....it is 64 degrees today, so I think spring is just around the corner...the spring flowers think so too, as they are up about four inches.!

    Hope you are feeling well, today!
    ♥Jil

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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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