Friday, August 23, 2013

Garden Angel Makeover

Here is my 'new' angel.

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Here's a photo of her when she first came to live in our garden.  I think I found her at Hobby Lobby.

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This little angel has been in my garden many years.  She just seems to belong in a cottage style garden.

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Time had done what time does.  Handsome Husband cut out a new wooden body and  I gave her a little paint.
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 The hardware was touched up and put back in place.  Using a paint pen, polka dots and ruffles were added to her dress.  She also got a hot pink pedicure,
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manicure, and some new lipstick, because...  Well, just because!  ;-)
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I think my new angel is heavenly!

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;-)  -Marci


  1. Really sweet craft and neat idea. I featured you featuring me on my blog today. Plus I told everyone how wonderful your blog is; so, I featured your blog too. Hope we aren't lost? LOL Have a wonderful weekend.

  2. Much better now! I love that you gave her painted toenails! How fun! Paint pens are my friend too!

  3. Aaaaawww! What a darling angel. I adore garden art. It does get worn from the weather and sun. Now you have another bright spot to,brighten things,up. Thanks for sharing, Marci.

    Linda @ Tumbleweed Contessa

  4. I love your angel and your garden photographs. She is lucky to be owned by you. Not many people would have the vision to give her a second life. I bet your house is charming!

  5. Every garden needs at least one angel watching over it. Love yours!

  6. Such a beautiful transition.

    Thank you for linking to Raising Imperfection.
    Please come back Friday to see if you were featured. :)

    (¸¤ Lanaya | xoxo

  7. She is beautiful! And to think you remade her after all those years in the garden..........Andi

  8. So Cute! You have now a happy garden! Thank you for sharing your pretty angel at the Fluster Buster party! Come join us next week, Lizy party co host

  9. She looks very happy and pretty after her makeover :) I love the photos of your house too - what an amazing place to live!

  10. That's so cute! A perfect little garden angel :) Thanks for linking up at Share Your Stuff Tuesdays..have a good weekend!

  11. I wanted to invite you to the Friday Flash Blog Party, the best linky in town! I hope you'll join us and link up. Who knows. You may just get highlighted!

    The party goes on ALL weekend.

    Jennifer @ The Jenny Evolution

  12. What a great makeover! The angel looks so great now.

  13. She's adorable! I wish we had a Hobby Lobby around here, they have the best stuff!



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