This Nest Is Blessed.

Happy Friday.  Hoping your last week of 2016 has been a good one.  

I had a great outing with a friend Tuesday.  We took a road trip from Chicago to Hudsonville, Michigan to The Found Cottage.
A pretty 2 hour drive and we were there.

The Found Cottage

I will take you on a little tour of the shop and then show you what I "Found"!

This beauty was calling to me but I  just do not have the wall space for her.  She was gorgeous.

Then I saw this pretty painted nest on a old tin!!!  Checked off all my must have's.  White, chippy and pretty. Then.....

I saw this one too and decided this needed to come home with me.   Beautifully painted on old rusty tins.  I picked this one because the beautiful painting just stood out more.

Of course I had to paint the frame with a little white!!! 

Now that the Christmas decor is down I am looking to fill some spaces and this sweet sign landed here.

For now this is where this pretty new addition will stay.  As you know things tend to move around at The Junk Chic Cottage!!!!! For now I am liking it here.

I want to wish all of you a brand new year full of great health, happiness, lots of joy and of course many new creative adventures.

Thank you for your sweet blogging friendships and taking time to stop by my blog.  I appreciate each and everyone of you that take time to leave your sweet comments.

I am looking forward to starting the year off with visits to all your wonderful blogs and seeing all your new adventures.

Happy 2017.

Hope your Christmas celebration was wonderful.  Sometimes just surrounding ourselves with family is the best gift of all.

I wanted to show you something I got from a dear friend for Christmas and also share with you a little project I did to start the new year off.
This sweet tree made of old chair parts and spindles was gifted to me by a dear friend.  Oh how I love the chippiness and history to this piece.  

Yep! those chippy vintage spindles just make me smile.  Love the old chair back and moldings for the base.  

Sharing My First Small Project For 2017!

This was my dishwasher before Picture.

If you remember back in October I used these old frames and  count your blessings sign into a cover for the front of my dishwasher.  I loved the look but after a few months of having that heaviness on the door as you opened it each time became encumbering.  So I wanted to change that.

So back to the drawing board!!!!  I put my creative thinking cap on and came up with a very inexpensive plan to give this door a little pizazz and not be so boring next to the white cabinets.

I had Terry take the door front off the dishwasher.  That was pretty easy.  Just unscrewing the screws that held it on.  Easy Peasy!

Then I measured and cute a piece of this embossed paintable wallpaper I had from another project.

Took some spray adhesive and smoothed the piece onto the metal door front.  Wrapped it like a package around the sides and corners.

Just a very easy peasy and very inexpensive way to bling up the dishwasher front.  This is paintable wallpaper so you can paint it any color you would like.  So all you color lovers this would look great with a pretty color of paint on it. 

 I of course loving my whites kept it white!!!! No shocking news there!!!!  Terry did put one coat of white on this even though it was already white just to seal it for cleaning and up keep.

I found the wallpaper at Menards and have seen these different design paintable wallpapers at Lowes too.  In fact Lowes has these on clearance by us.  So you might check out your Lowes and see if you can get a roll of this at a great price.  I love this paper for doing projects since it is paintable.

Even with using spray adhesive to have it stick well to the door front it is strippable.  So if you change your mind like I do this can easily be removed.

Happy New Year to all of you.
Wishing you health, happiness and lots of creative activities in the new year.
Happy 2017!