Friday, February 4, 2011

Finally ~ A Goodwill Goodie Finish Friday!

FINALLY ~ a finished makeover!  This winter has just zapped all my motivation to do ANY makeovers.  With Valentine's Day right around the corner, I pulled out my decorations and discovered just how few I have.  I had planned to cover the heart with a rusty star, but decided that this box is a perfect Valentine's fit.

Here's the before ~

And the Result ~

Here it is displayed on the mantle ~

I still haven't decided if I want to keep it black or put a coat of red or burgundy over it.  The black makes whatever I sit on it really pop, so for now it's staying black.  This is really all I have for Valentine's Day decorations.  Perhaps I will start keeping an eye open for a few "heart" items at Goodwill that need a good "updating" ~ LOL!

How about all of you?  Do you decorate lots for Valentine's Day?  


  1. I think I posted about this a while back....I have 3....THREE....items for Valentines day. Not 3 boxes....just 3 items. lol. I've been busy crafting, though, so I have added a few since that post.....I may be up to 5 now. Perhaps a Hobby Lobby run on February 15th?? Should be 1/2 off by then.....The mantel looks great!

  2. Hi Michele, I have Dollar store roses in a vase on the dining room table with some baby's breath and some pink beaded glass hearts from Jo-Ann's a couple of years ago. Heart garland in the doorway of the dining room/living room and anything red leftover from Christmas. Poinsettas, candles...Wait for the sales next Tues and you'll be ready for next year. lol!!!!

  3. Great Re-purpose projects, Have a small Tree
    in old rusty bucket,decorated with small fabric
    hearts,which I made, that's about it for Valentines... Just plain and simple
    Warm Blessings

  4. Great project! Love the color and where you've put it! Thanks for sharing and hope you are having a lovely weekend!

  5. Greetings from Southern California :-)

    I added myself to follow your blog. You are more than welcome to visit mine and become a follower if you want to :-)

    God Bless You, ~Ron

  6. I love redos or makeovers, i'm in the process of doing some myself. I'll post on my blog just as soon as i finish them.
    great job on the box.
    have a great day!
    Country at Heart