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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Beachy Sea Horse Hooks

I love being able to craft while we are camping in our motor home!  To me creating is like breathing, I need to do it!  And I am happiest while I am working on projects.  
So I thought I'd share with you my latest creation, that I just finished.
Aren't these sea horse hooks just adorable?  They are made of wrought iron.  I painted them each a different beachy color, ranging from aquamarine to turquoise to light blue.  Then I distressed them a bit to give them time worn charm.  I am in love with these gorgeous colors!
 Sure wish that I'd taken a before shot of the wood board that I mounted them on.
(well, my handy hubby actually mounted them for me!) 
It began life as a dark wood finished and very country-ish (as in 1980's country!) plaque!
It had been hand painted with little Amish girls, and was definitely not what I had in mind!
I could hardly wait to transform it with this pretty light blue.
Here is a close up of the sea horses.
I think they are just so darn cute!
I've added it to my Etsy shop if you want to take a peek.
I am keeping a smaller version of my shop open while we are here in Savannah.

Next time I'll be sure to share with you pics of some of the pretty scenes around downtown historic Savannah!

12 comments:

Susie said...

Donna, I think your little hooks are so nice. I like that you painted them different colors. Glad you are enjoying your fun vacation. Blessings, xoxo,Susie

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Love how these were transformed, Donna...so cute! Every time I visit your blog, I am enthralled by the beautiful blue doors on your header...

Blondie's Journal said...

This is darling! It would look perfect at the lakehouse. I'm getting really "beachy" there.

I hope you are having a good trip. Were you in Savannah recently? If so, I can certainly see why you're back, we loved it!

Jane xx

EL RINCON DE CHELO said...

Que bonito!!!!!

CelestinaMarie@SouthernDayDreams said...

Hi Donna, Love your newest creation. These sea horse hooks in shades of blue are beautiful. They sure have a beachy look mounted on that board. Love the distress. It will fly out of your shop for sure!!
Have fun!!
Hugs, CM

Felecia Cofield said...

Hi Donna! I love the seahorse plaque! It looks great! Where did you find the seahorses? I too, love to craft when we go camping! That is, if we are on a laid back camping trip. I can hardly wait for the temps to warm up so we can hit the road! Thanks for sharing! Blessings from Bama!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Donna those hooks are so cute. If I had beachy bathroom I would so get this. :)

hugs,
Linda

Row homes and Cobblestones said...

Donna,
Very Beachy adorable. Your creation is fun. I can see that with beach bags and a coverup in a seaside home. I have a fascination with Seahorses and your's are really pretty.
xx,
Vera

Musings from Kim K. said...

I'm so glad you have a portable crafting studio! Those seahorses are adorable. Can't wait to see more pictures of your southern adventures!

hazel marec said...

Hi Donna! I love sea horses! I really think that the colors you picked are wonderful...and very relaxing and warm...like you must be! I am so happy that you are having so much fun!
I hope it has warmed up some more down there for you.
Thank you for sharing!

Forever Engaged said...

Oh my gosh! That would go in my kitchen perfectly! So pretty! ♡

Okio B Designs said...

That is just the cutest EVER! Makes me long for warm summer days. Love the colors!

Jeanine