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In my travels today, I came across these vintage wooden items: a pedestal bowl, Scottie Dog bookends and a square tray/bowl.
I sorta feel compelled to paint them. What do you think? Should I paint them, or leave them as found?
Posted at 05:20 PM in Collections, Look What I Found, Look What You Can Buy | Permalink
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Tammy~ Thanks for the link! It looks very similar, but mine hasn't retained its tag, so I can't be sure. And I decided to paint it today, so I may have reduced its value. But that's okay because it looks way better!
January 21, 2013 at 05:59 PM
BTW, I came across this on ebay and it looks like your footed bowl...could be worth something if it is the same designer:
January 21, 2013 at 05:47 PM
I would paint the Scotties and the pedestal bowl. The utility holder I would not paint.
It looks more vintage and farm style which is really in right now. Put some of your Bakelite handled silverware in it and it should sell fast. You always find the greatest things!
January 17, 2013 at 06:17 PM
I think I would leave the square tray as is. Looks more primitive that way, maybe? But I would paint the others. Those bookends are great!
colleen a. |
January 17, 2013 at 05:26 PM
I have a footed dish like yours on the left. When I bought mine at a thrift shop, it was stained a dark maple. I painted it a vintage white, distressed it a bit and love it! That being said, I would paint all of them.
Susan and Bentley
Susan Freeman |
January 17, 2013 at 04:42 PM
They do look like they need some paint. Especially the Scottie dog. With your creativity you could really come up with something cute for all three.
Kristy l. |
January 17, 2013 at 02:37 PM
January 17, 2013 at 09:29 AM
Go for it!
January 16, 2013 at 10:33 PM
They do seem to be begging for paint. I usually lean towards leaving things as is, but they will probably look really cute painted.
Gina @ VintageJunkinMyTrunk |
January 16, 2013 at 08:58 PM
Slather it on!
Lesley K |
January 16, 2013 at 05:22 PM
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