Sunday, May 31, 2009

Met Monday & Mosaic Monday 6-1-09



Thank you Susan for hosting Met Monday... 
See all the other fun Met Monday posts by going to

So this week its a very simple
presto change-o project.
I metamorphosed a letter holder 
into a hair products holder!
I bought this blue letter holder at Ross
for this ridiculous price:

 

Decided it was a bit too bright blue for me...



So I took a rag and some glaze and 
in 10 minutes the letter holder fit my style.



Only I'm not using it as a letter holder... 
It hangs in my bathroom for things I need on hand.





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I am also participating in 
Mosaic Monday this week... 
I LOVE Photo mosaics!
This is hosted by 
VIsit Mary's blog for the other mosaics. 
They are incredible!
Here is my contribution
Its called:
Toes in the Sand



Thank you for visiting 
The Project Table!
~Really Rainey~

43 comments:

  1. Great deal Rainey.. loved the blue.. but LOVE the presto chango addition of the glaze.
    Debbie

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  2. Oh I love that letter holder re-use idea! Fabulous! And what a great sandy mosaic!!

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  3. The blues are beautiful...and the mosaic made me smile, what great photos!

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  4. I love your beach pictures and the condo, it looks like you had some fun! Mary @ Boogieboard Cottage :O)

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  5. Love the change in the color and what a creative use of a letter holder. It's perfect in the bathroom. Just lovely. Hugs, Marty

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  6. Fun mosaic :) I loved what you did to the letter holder. Great idea, came out so nice!

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  7. Hi Rainey, what a great idea and I much prefer the letter holder the way you used it and how you changed it. Love your mosaic, is there anything better than walking in the sand barefooted :-), happy Monday, Kathy.

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  8. Great idea on the letter holder, far more functional now. Love the color!...Christine

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  9. what a great use for a letter holder and like the makeover on it, i absolutely adore your mosaic picture.
    hugs
    janet

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  10. Now that is a great Before and After. I love it! And I loved your mosaic...how cute, cute, cute. Those pics would be so cute framed and hanging somewhere. Thx for sharing!

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  11. Now aren't you the smartest one! I love this! You'll probably get more use out of it like this than a mail holder! Love the change of color too!
    be a sweetie,
    Shelai ;0

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  12. Great idea - love what you did to the letter holder.
    Glenda

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  13. Great transformation- amazing what a little stain or glaze can do! Your mosiac is the cutest one today! ~ Robyn

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  14. fun day at the beach.. water, sand and sun! bliss! great mosaic

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  15. Oh, I just love getting my toes in the sand!! Great mosaic!!

    Sherri:)

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  16. We really liked what you did to the letter box.Great idea:)Great sandy mosaic.

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  17. All of my projects nag at me to finish them up. What a great idea for posting your's...almost like keeping one accountable to finish them; although, I tried that too and I still have a bedroom wall upstairs with an unfinished castle on it :(

    Oh well...maybe by the time I can finish it up, the boys will have already painted over it (probably not). My oldest is the treasure keeper in the family...he probably will never want it painted over :o).

    Now..enough of my rambling!! I loved your comment on my mosaic post today; bringing a tear to my eye (yeah...I can be a happy emotional often).

    I love your mosaic!!!! And how you've shared your project. I am going to link to you on my photos blog today!

    Love and blessings to you (oh, and your screen name makes me smile...)

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  18. Great use for that letter holder. So clever.

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  19. cannot think of a better place for toes ~ mosaics is so refreshing this week!

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  20. I love that and it fits your hair products so perfectly and I love the glaze on it.

    The Raggedy Girl

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  21. Hi Rainey, I love how you've repurposed the letter holder. A little bit of glaze makes so much difference. :) And your mosaic is totally wonderful!!! What a cute theme! Thanks for joining the fun. :)

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  22. Love the letter holder's new life and new look -- great creative use! And what could be more summer than bare feet in sand? Lovely mosaic!
    Cass

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  23. What a great idea! gotta love a deal and some paint and glaze;) French

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  24. You did a wonderful job with your project!

    I want to run my tootsies, through your mosaic water.
    ; )

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  25. What great shots of sand between the toes. Boy I sure could go for some of that.

    Blessings - Debbie

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  26. Hi! Just came back to tell you that you were right about the wallpaper, it's grasscloth. Thanks for coming...Christine

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  27. What a great deal!! I love what you did with the letter holder. Very creative...and beautiful!

    Did I see that you're in AZ? I grew up in Chandler. Please answer my question swiftly. I would hate to pull out my "lamp". Haha! You're cool!!

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  28. I moved from one desert to another. I remember Queen Creek. I had a good friend that lived there...a super long time ago. Target and WalMart are more than enough to make me happy!! Enjoy your swim. =)

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  29. What a great idea for your project!!! It trned out sooo great!!!

    The mosaic is darling!!! All of those cute little toes in the sand...precious!!!

    I became a follower of yours today and am looking forward to many more visits!!!

    Have a wonderful MM!!!
    XOXO
    Cathy

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  30. OH my gosh - you are sooo pickin' creative! Love the letter holder idea - you betcha I'm gonna steal it :-) And the pictures of the "toes" so cute!!!

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  31. Fun mosaic and great job on the catchall!

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  32. Great use for the letter holder. I love it. Thanks for visiting my blog. Have a great day

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  33. Luv the letter holder transformation. You are very creative. It looks lovely in the bath!

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  34. Very clever, turning a letter holder into a bathroom caddy! Cute summery mosaic too!

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  35. I'm here for Mosaic Monday and just love the photos in your mosaic. And I also enjoyed seeing your project for Metamorphosis Monday, too! Great work and thank you. ~Arleen

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  36. Three things I know about you:

    1)You have the gift of encouragment.
    2)You're incredibly creative and talented.
    3)You're nice!!

    I look forward to your blog posts!

    I'm going to the college to hear my youngest daughter sing in her voice class. Hopefully, her instructor will let me video tape so I can share my little songbird with my blogger friends.

    Whatever is on your agenda today, I hope you have a very special day filled with laughter and tender moments with those precious to you!

    Blessings,
    Teri

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  37. Fun mosaic! I am really inspired by the holder you made for your hair things. I was just thinking I needed to get my "stuff" off the sink counter. Thanks for the inspiration. You have a neat blog! ~Kathy

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  38. Oh I LOVE it! What is the color of the stain?

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  39. Hello...

    Ohhhh...how sweet! Now that's thinking outside of the box! What a pretty holder and at just $3.99 you can't go wrong!!! I love how you transformed it with just a little paint...it's so much prettier!!! What a pretty way to have your hair styling products close at hand!

    Love your beach mosaic!!!

    Warmest wishes,
    Chari

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  40. Love what the glaze did to the color. I must try me some glaze. And I love that you are using it in your bathroom to hold beauty supplies. You people are just too creative for me.

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  41. Great job and idea ! I always see those boxes and wonder what to do with them.....cool !
    Hugs ~ Kammy

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