Friday, April 20, 2012

Watch Out, Catalina Mist!

You all know my fondness for Catalina Mist.

Heirloom White is trying to change that.

Check out what it transformed today!

Painted Basket Before

Painted Basket Before - Tape

Spray Paint Basket Painter's Tape

Painted Basket And Bottle
{The beer bottle got an H.W. makeover, too!}

Square Painted Basket Banner

What’s your ‘tried and true’ paint colour?
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  1. What a great idea! It makes it look so different. Amazing what a little spray paint can do. I just used Catalina Mist this's such a beautiful color. Megan

  2. Great idea! New follower from the the Networking Blog Hop!

  3. I love the two-toned basket. I'm going to try that and tie a ribbon around it where the colors change! White is always a great go-to color. Found you via the blog hop and am linky following.
    <3 Christina

  4. Ohhh.. love the color! Catalina Mist has to watch its back ;)

    Cute idea Claire!

  5. This turned out great!!

    New follower from the blog hop :)


  6. Hi Claire! Bronwyn here from Queen B Creative Me. Thanks for you comment on my Heart Shaped maps. Hubby and I both did our undergrads at Western and went to Althouse for Teacher's College together. What year did you graduate? Are you teaching in London now?? I grew up in Exeter but now live in Milton. I taught kindergarten of 11 years, but now I am a music teacher. I just took a snoop around your blog. You have great projects! I am a new follower and look forward to seeing what else you come up with in the future.

  7. I'm stopping in from the blog hop. I'm following. I host a weekly link party on Wednesdays and I'd love for you to link up your latest posts. You can find me at

  8. This makes a very pretty look with the paint, creative idea!

  9. That turned out really cute! I have a whole shelf of baskets that could use a facelift!

  10. i love the two-toned look! i never would've thought of that -- i usually just paint the WHOLE thing! :P we'd love for you to link this up to our Sunday Best link party going on right now.

  11. So glad to see inspiration from our It's a Cinch Link Party! I also plan on doing this fabulous project.

  12. I also love Heirloom White...I am your newest follower from the networking blog hop! I would love if you would stop by my blog and if you like what you see follow back :)
    Modern Modest Beauty

  13. Hello from one Catalina Mist lover to another :) I found your blog on the Networking Blog Hop. Happy to be a new follower :)

    Shasta @InTheOldRoad

  14. Really smart update! I've got a craft fair this coming weekend. I may need to do this to some of my baskets. Thanks!

  15. Hi Claire: I'm Connie stopping by from the networking blog hop, now your new GF friend. I would love it if you stop by, and be mine, too.

  16. I haven't tried the Catalina Mist yet, but I'm dieing too! I really like the pretty pastel blues I've seen on the mason jars. I'm looking forward to trying it one of these days.


  17. Featuring you this weekend! XO, Aimee

  18. Hi Claire! Not sure how I found you, but glad I did! This is such a simple and fresh idea to easily change up some decor! I featured you on my blog today! Come check it out and grab a button if you want. :) Have a happy weekend!

  19. How can I subscribe to get your postings by email?

    1. Sorry, I don't have this feature available yet on my blog because I don't know how to do it! I'll keep working on that!

      Thanks for visiting :)

  20. Great "two-toned" makeover. I love it!

    @ Creatively Living

  21. Love it..very nice!
    I am a follower now! hope to see you at my page :)

  22. So cute Claire! What a great way to add a little personality to a basket, thanks for sharing.

    Following via GFC.

    Kelly @ herringbone lane


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