Saturday, March 21, 2009

The "Orphan" Case Finds a Home

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“Hey Harriet” hosts Shadow Shot Sunday…visit for some great photography…well some of us aren’t so great but we’re trying…

Susan, from "Between Naps on The Porch" is hosting Metamorphosis Monday also, these Meta posts are divine...

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This is the story of a “little metal case”…unwanted, unloved and straight from the thrift shop (after living in my car trunk for a few weeks)…

IMG_2476-1 Pretty little case…posing in front of a sunny window…

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A nice coat of Robins Egg Blue paint gives the orphan a much needed home…

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The same little case…all dressed up for spring.

Smiling Sally loves blue, visit her blog for lots of "blue"...

Blue Monday

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31 comments:

  1. I love old cases - you have done a wonderful job in doing this one up and finding another use for it.BTW great shadows on the first photo.

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  2. What a lovely transformation! and a terrific shadow shot! Thanks for sharing! Have a great weekend!

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  3. Great shots! Hope you like joining the addiction meme §:-))

    Have a great Sunday!

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  4. It looks like the Easter parade to me, what a sweet little suitcase and a perfect color for spring!

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  5. Fun shadow shots! I bet your good at decorating. ;-)

    My Shadow Shot Sunday post is at
    More of Me - EG

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  6. We love your junk! Loved your shadow story too!!
    Karla & Karrie

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  7. Oh what a lick of paint can do to a pretty little case. It has certainly found its way into a loving home.

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  8. I like what you've done with the case. What a difference it makes. It's lovely. As are your shadow shots :)

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  9. I love how you restored the case, that shade of blue is so pretty.

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  10. Hi Becky, I love the color you painted the case- It was a great find! Lovely Shadow shots, too. I adore the photos of glass on your blog- my favorite is the green on the header. Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  11. I love the color you choose for the case and the tray. Thanks for sharing. Happy Blue Monday.

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  12. Really pretty color. Now you have a very useful piece, great job.

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  13. Lovely idea and now it has a home.

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  14. Becky,
    Love the case and the beautiful blue. thanks for sharing,
    Maryrose

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  15. Wow, your little metal case looks terrific. What a great find and a great idea!

    Happy Blue Monday!

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  16. pretty spring vignette! Happy Blue Monday ~ Susan

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  17. You did a marvelous job on the case! Your vignette is charming.

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  18. Great color, and what a very cute vignette, complete with bunnies for spring. Lovely!
    Cass

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  19. Seriously, I have got to get me some spray paint! Great idea!

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  20. Very cleaver girl...it looks great...Happy blue Monday to you..hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

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  21. Love your Blue Monday Spring display and your blue glass-very pretty! Happ Blue Monday! Mary :O)

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  22. Great job on the orphan case! I love the color and it looks wonderful all dressed up! I have a few of those old suitcases just sitting in my room waiting for my inspiration. I may use them in a photo shoot, have not decided yet! Love the shadow shot as well!

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  23. All I can say is, "Wow!" Who would have ever thought that you could transform a less than pretty metal case to a thing of beauty. Happy Blue Monday!
    Sweetie

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  24. I LOVE that shade of blue!! It turned out really great.

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  25. Beautiful blue! What a lovely makeover for that sweet old trunk.
    Cass

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  26. Love the case. The blue that you chose is wonderful. It is definitely loved now.

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