Find of the (Almost Every) Week…GUCCI!

It’s time for Find of the (Almost Every) Week!

This week’s find…Gucci Slides! How cute are these? And perfect for this time of year with Spring just beginning to poke in it’s pretty head. They are in near-new condition, too. Oh Happy Me! Found these at my favorite Goodwill for $12.

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What great finds have you scored lately? I’d love to hear about it in the Leave a Reply/Comments section.

Clean up the Art Wall: Paint the Frames. Easy & Fast DIY for a Pro Look.

This weekend I unified the art on the “Art Wall” by simply painting the frames. A hodge-podge of thrift store frames is made to look a bit more professional by painting them all the same color. In this case I chose black, as there were already a few black frames on the wall. And I like black. Yes, you will notice a couple new frames and a new screen print. I snagged these at a garage sale this morning (screen print $5, frames $2 each).

First, I removed everything from the frames and cleaned the dust off. Then it was off to the back yard on a rare Spring-like day in February to do a little spray painting. I used 2X Cover in Black Gloss by Rustolium. I love this paint. Two coats, no priming, worked great.

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When they were all dry, I replaced the art and hung them back up. Easy-peasy.

Here is the BEFORE:

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And here is the AFTER:

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…a little cleaner, a little sharper. I like it. The Art Wall is almost full now. Just a few more cool artsy finds to go!

What projects did you tackle this weekend? I’d love to hear about it in the Leave a Reply/Comments section.

 

DENVER! It’s Time for the Best FREE DATE NIGHT of the Month, FIRST FRIDAY! Let’s go see some Art…

It’s that time of the month again, First Friday! Don’t let the sprinkles stop you, grab your umbrella and let’s go…

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There are a ton of great openings this week, though my top pick is the Octopoda Invitational at LOVE Gallery, 570 Inca. I have a real thing for low-brow art, and I’m excited about this show. I’ll also be heading to Pirate, it looks like a good one.

Take Note: Tuesday the 11th is FREE DAY at the Clifford Still Museum!

Have a Great Weekend everyone!

Here’s your Artsy Calendar of Events, courtesy of DenverArts.org:

[Upcoming Events from the DenverArts.org Calendar]

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March 10, 2014
March 11, 2014
March 12, 2014

Find of the (Almost Every) Week…Theory & Laundry!

It’s time for Find of the (Almost Every) Week! It’s a two-fer this week featuring a perfect black dress from Laundry by Sheli Seagal And a cute wool color-block sweater from Theory, both shown here on my mannequin Tallulah…

I love this Laundry Dress. Comfortable and flattering, can be dressed up or down, and it’s in perfect condition. Retail about $225, Goodwill $8.99.

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And this darling color-block wool sweater by Theory, retail $195, Goodwill $3.99. I love it! I’ve already worn it twice. Totally my colors.

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What did you find at your favorite thrift store this week? I’d love to hear about it in the Leave a Reply/Comments section.