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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Raised Plaster Pedestal

I was hoping to share a Pinterest inspired project this week but we just couldn't get the finishing touches done so I will share it next week.  This week I'm sharing a simple two-tiered pedestal that I found at the flea market.  It's totally vintage and was painted a not so exciting plain white.
I spruced it up with some aqua paint on the base and left the shelves white.  I added one of my favorite black and white images with my reverse mod podge method that I have shared countless times.
I used an inexpensive stencil and dabbed some joint compound to give it some three-dimensional features and I love the end result.
Here are a couple of my latest projects and some new images I have been using that go along with this same theme.  I love the aqua with the black and white.

This is a great color combination and aqua is a really popular color this year.
And now for some exciting news.  I've been a vendor at the Little French Flea Market for the last year and have loved the experience of having one-on-one contact with my customers.  Well, now there is the Little French Flea Market Warehouse, and I just joined in on the fun.  This is where all my projects that I do for the flea market will be while we are getting ready for the next big event.  I, of course, am still a vendor at Aubergine Emporium in Simi Valley, California so you can find me in both places.
The warehouse is open Thursday through Sunday the 4th weekend of every month or by appointment.
This is a fun place to shop and I'm very excited to be joining this group of fine dealers.  You can follow Little French Flea Market on Facebook to receive updates and contact information.

Thanks for your visit.  As always I love it when you drop by.

I may be partying at...

Mondays          Le Chateau des Fleurs       The Graphics Fairy   
                                      Between Naps on the Porch Metamorphosis Monday

Wednesdays     Savvy Southern Style   Ivy and Elephants

Fridays            French Country Cottage       My Romantic Home        Miss Mustard Seed
                                    Potpourri Friday     Common Ground
                                    The Charm of Home    Rooted in Thyme


Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Nice job on the pedestal. Congrats on your new venture.

The Speckled Hen Cottage said...

Your aqua and black items are just stunning...love, love, love it!!! The pedestal looks grand with the bust~~~

Irene Helms Designs said...

As always, I love your projects Maggie. Thanks for sharing with us!

A Bit of Colour said...

Sweet little table! I too like the aqua color combination! You do some very pretty work. The best to you on your new adventure!

Gail said...

Congratulations Maggie! Love your little pedestal table.

Lynda Bergman Decorative Artisan said...

Maggie, I love your projects! and, really love aqua and white together.Nice that your business is expanding.

Alison Agnew said...

That dainty little table is so very sweet! Would love for you to share at Fridays Unfolded!


Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

They are all great looking pieces, Maggie! Good luck in your new venture.

White Lace and Promises said...

Love, love the table!!!

Ivy and Elephants said...

I love the way the raised stencil turned out, I've always wanted to try it. Great job.

Bliss said...

One busy lady you are! The bucket.... I like the bucket.

Celestina Marie said...

Gorgeous little table. You are incredible. Congrats and best wishes on your new venture!

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

I love this color combination. Your new adventure sounds like so much fun.

rkramadh said...

I love the pedestal. I recently tried an image transfer on a small wooden item using mod podge glossy (sealer/finish/glue they say). I used a laser copy, let it dry for 24 hours and all that. Unfortunately, both attempts failed when only parts of the image transferred and other parts, the whole thing came off despite my using only the index finger to rub off the paper gently. One thing is that I applied the mod podge on the wooden (painted) surface instead of the image itself. Does that make a diff? I was very disappointed as I always wanted to try this and it failed :(

karen@somewhatquirky said...

I love that pedestal table. I would love to have one of those for a plant stand. That color of aqua you are using with the black and white is perfect. What color is it?