Up-cycled Thrift Shop Reindeer



 I picked up these three wooden reindeer at the thrift shop this week.  Would you have given them a second look at $3?

I painted the thee deer with two coats of DecoArt Americana Chalky Paint in Lace.  Then I sanded them a bit to distress the paint.  

I cut up a rustic bell garland from Kruenpepper Gifts and tied the strips of jute and bells around the deer's necks.

I love them in white!

That's a grubby prim snowball perched in the large reindeer's antlers.  Be on the lookout for wooden thrift shop deer!




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7 comments:

  1. You sure know how to make something boring into something sweet. Everything new is old again!!

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  2. So much better! I used to have those once :)

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  3. Before I saw the finished product, I thought, "I think I'd paint them white." Oh yes! I love what you did and I love the vignette! Perfect!

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  4. I probably would never have bought them or thought to paint them white. Now I love love them! They turned out awesome. I am going to see if I can find some. Thanks for the idea!

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  5. OMG, those are SO cute! I've seen those before at thrift shops and sadly I HAVE passed them up! No more, next one I see is MINE! lol!

    Tania

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  6. I saw those on your facebook. Totally love them in the white.

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  7. I love these! They look so great....keeping an eye for some old Christmas decor to upcycle myself! Make me want to go shopping at goodwill right now!

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