Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Tuesday Tutorial ~ Bells



Hi Friends... 

Found another old post back in the drafts! 

Remember last year when I bought this ever so ugly gold bell wreath and said I had plans for it... well here ya go. 

Tracy... helping. :)

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EW! Shiney. No No NO!!!! 


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So I had Mr. Primcat string them all up and paint them black for me! 

As you can see we had LOTS of GW bells to do. Not just that big wreath. I had been picking them up here and there for a long time! 

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Now I have a whole tote of black bells for less than $5.00! 

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Here are the little ones he did! 

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Obviously we did this on a huge scale by stringing them across a whole room because we had so many but you can do this smaller scale in a box of any size. Just string them from side to side. 

Cheap ugly gold goodwill bells made 
Prim Perfect!! 

Until next time...

Carmen and the Primcats

9 comments:

Primitive Stars said...

Hi Carmen, jingle all the way, wow, they do look prim perfect black. Great job, Mr. Primcat,way better then gold.Blessings Francine.

Karen/My Colonial Home said...

Great way to paint them...guess I had never thought to string them...I use a slower more tedious method...duhhhh...yours makes lots of sense. Great price for all those too.
Karen

Shannon DeMasi said...

What a great idea! I don't think I would have ever thought of doing that.

Kendra said...

Love the "decor" of your room, the bells are a great touch! LOL!

Kendra

Karen~The Barely There Primitive Bear said...

Great idea! I have a bell wreath and I thought of painting the bells bronze,
just haven't gotten around to it. Good way to paint them!

Bear Hugs & Blessings~Karen

frontporchprims said...

That looks like a lot of work to string all those tiny bells up like that. I bet your cats would have had fun with that!! They are sooooo much prettier black. -Steph-

earlene said...

That is so neat...but....I bet Shane was... um...shaking his head! You know what I am getting at. LOL He is such a sweet guy!
You can do a lot with those with your crafty ideas.
Hugs Carmen!
Earlene

Fran. said...

So much cooler black!! Great ideal Carmen!! Thanks for sharing!! XOXO Fran.

Jan - Life on Buttermilk Hill said...

Hi Carmen!! The bells look great in black--no more ewwwww!! Tracy is a sweetie! I meant to tell you I went into that antique shop on Sandusky--GORGEOUS stuff--samplers, crocks and a fab pie safe--but woo hoo!! THE PRICES!! Still, really nice to see the good stuff. When are you going to send that breadboard to me?!? ;)--Jan