Monday, March 12, 2012

A little cottage charmer sconce……


Do you see it?

tole sconce 021


The before:


The after with just a little paint and the edges sanded…….


sconce 2


I picked this little sconce up this weekend

while at an antique mall.

I knew the minute

I saw at it,it would look beautiful painted.

It’s petite size and

delicate roses with vines were simply irresistible!!!

I didn’t intend on using

it in the living room but as usual

I try to cram all my new favorite treasures into

the one tiny space.

Does anyone else do that?

After my love affair fades a

little I will probably move it to another room…..

or it might stay in the new spot forever….

who knows!?!?!

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AntiqueChase said...

I always put the new treasures in a place where I can admire them... then they get moved to another spot once the love affair dims... I have soooo many tole candlesticks (not gold but the pastel original paint ones) that I would love to paint but wonder if I'm better off selling them to someone who would appreciate them still?

fiona anderson said...

I love candle sconces - yours is gorgeous and the armoire is pretty amazing too.
I used to leave stuff in the same place for years but since blogging, I can't stop moving things around !

Anne said...

Looks so pretty painted white.What a fun find.

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

It is beautiful!! That armoire with the gorgeous rocking horse on top is also a Stunner!!

And I cram everything into my favorite room too!

Lou Cinda

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Kim @ La Belle Époque said...

The little sconce turned out great! xo, Kim

Kelly said...

I love how you refinished that! That is such a sweet looking old fashioned sconce. It could be used virtually anywhere. I'm sure it will be one of those pieces that you'll use for a long time.

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Flea Market Makeovers said...

How beautiful the little sconce is! I am visiting from Pat at Back Porch Musing. I am now following...I think I might have followed you before, but somehow lost you!

Anonymous said...

I was just at pat's and i want to tell you how beautiful your home is. I love all the charm it has.It is just gorgeous!!It must be wonderful to live in a old school house.I love your sconce too!!


Ivy and Elephants said...

Oh, I passed on one just like that not too long ago! Now you have me kicking myself for having no vision! Yours looks just perfect no matter where it's final home may be.

Red Rose Alley said...

The little sconce turned out nicely, and I LOVE your's beautiful!
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Something Nice and Pretty said...

I do the same thing then after awhile I move it to another room!
I think that is beautiful all painted, great that you could see that before you bought!


Sonya@Beyond the Screen Door said...

Looks gorgeous painted white! Good eye!