Tuesday, March 13, 2012

A Knock Off Ensemble

A few weeks ago I was flipping through two magazines Pottery Barn and Ballard Designs and I saw these great vases and then I saw the prices "HELLO."  I won't tell you the prices but let's just say I'm not buying them, but I really, really like them. Here are the vases, I love the rustic earthy look of them, so what's a gal to do?

A gal is going in her basement to see what she can use to recreate them , let's see how all it turned out.

Look at the treasures CRAP that I have found in my basement.

One mans crap is another mans treasure :)

I love ASCP!!!

Thanks for coming by and checking out my latest project, I'm looking forward to doing more "knock offs" in the future.

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  1. oooh, great knock-off! I've been thinking about trying this too. I need something on my mantel that I am too afraid to decorate because I have yet to master that:)

    Hope your day is off to a fabulous start!

  2. Well done! I'm big on reinventing what you already have. I look for inspiration on the pricey websites/magazines and do the same thing. The finished product looks great!

    Quiet Luxury

  3. Vicky, you are a genius! These turned out fabulous. Now, let me go dig out some crap (I mean some fine antiques) and get to painting.Thanks for linking!

  4. Love it! Repurposing is so much fun. I'm with you on some of the things I drool over in magazines, but hey they do push us to be creative. : ) I'd love if you'd share one of your projects at my Frugal Treasures Tuesday party! Also love that chair makeover, WOW! Great job!

  5. Amazing transformations on the vases - good for you!!

  6. Honestly, I like yours better than the inspiration pics!



  7. Wow what a transformation. They turned out so pretty!! I am new to your blog and am so glad that I found it!

  8. Very very cute, I have to get my hands on some of that chalk paint and try it out:) Thanks so much for linking up:)

  9. Oh wow, they look soooo good and I love how you put them in that little vignette...Great job! Hi, I'm Loretta and am your new follower GFC/Linky! Please stop by and follow us to...I would love having you join out blogging family! Have a wonderful evening! Hugs

  10. You totally nailed this project! I hadn't even thought of using ASCP on vases but this is brilliant!

    Thanks so much for linking up at my Thrifty Under {$50} Friday party! Come back next week and party with us!!

    Rachel @ ThriftyInspirations.net


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