Thursday, December 16, 2010

Sweetest Little Vintage Skis


Time is tick-tick-ticking away isn't it?  It will be the 25th before we know it!!!


I bought these cute little skis a while back at a friends garage sale.  They looke pretty cute propped here and there but I always had intentions of adding clips for pictures and such.  So I pulled out my Gorilla glue...



"Damp it, Glue it, Clamp it"



Ta-Da ;)



I added hooks to the back because I assumed I would hang them...



But then I started "playing" because the lighting wasn't "photo pleasing" where I had them hanging...and now I'm not so sure.  Think I'm gonna need some more greens...

In the meantime, I'm going to link up to Vintage Inspiration Friday...

Since I'm still a "newbie" blogger...anyone wanna share some thoughts on other parties I should trying linking up to???
AND....
I was HONORED to be featured today over at

Very fun for sure!

18 comments:

  1. I saw you at Cozy Little House today! That is great! I love what you have done here with this little project. Looks great! Very clever. Linky parties are the way to go to grow your audience and meet new people. There are home decorating blogs, vintage inspiration and more crafty/tutorial types. I have a few I always participate in listed on my left side bar. It is a mix. Go to past parties and see if any of your recent posts would fit in. I know they would. There is also a link on my left side bar for the guidebook(look for the bee). Once you connect they offer a page that lists the linky parties by day. You can explore that way too. Good luck!

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  2. Tomorrow there is a once a month linky party at The Answer is Chocolate. I bet this project would fit there nicely. Carol is the blogger and very welcoming. Join us! I'll have a link up posted in a bit. I'm linking my current post - paper clay snowmen. Take care!

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  3. Those skis are very cute! Great idea and they look great in the wreath.

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  4. Oh Laurel Love those skis are ADORABLE....Perfect PERFECT red....DIVINELY weathered....** sigh **....I wish I could see them in person.... :o) !!

    CONGRATULATIONS on your Cozy House feature....I'm popping over there now for a squiz....!!

    Have a FABULOUS weekend....!

    Cheers,
    Tamarah :o)

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  5. These are so cute, Laurel...I love the little size and yo fun numbers!

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  6. Your blog is wonderful. Love it all. I found you through Cozy Little House and am now a follower. If you like kitties, drop by. Hugs, Deb=^..^=x5

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  7. The little skies are really sweet and you added the perfect touch! I have linked with 2 parties and I love them both! Mosaic Monday and Boring to better. If you go to my posts for the past week there will be links on Monday...and Tuesday for these! Happy blogging! ♥

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  8. There are sooo many link parties to join these days. Weren't that many when I started a few years ago. Your little skis are just precious and properly festive!
    Brenda

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  9. Hi Laurel! Your idea is adorable! So nice to meet you. Brenda sent me over to say hi ~ so here I am and I am your newest follower. Stop by for a visit when you have a chance.

    Love,
    Susan and Bentley
    xxoo

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  10. Hi Laurel ~
    What a Creative & Clever use of Sweet Vintage ski's I think they are adorable.... Maybe Photos Next, Love your blog, I of course became a follower & went over to Cozy Little House to see that Blog ~ I Do Love the Blogging World....
    If Your interested, I am Hosting a Give-Away right now, I think you may like it...
    Take Care & Have a Wonderful Christmas
    Cheryl

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  11. These little skis are adorable! I like what you did with them!
    A new follower!
    Tammy :-)
    JUNK WILD

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  12. Cute idea! What an unusual pair of little skis. Have a wonderful holiday!

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  13. LOVE your skis! I've got a couple sets - one large and this year at JF found a small pair at one of the great vendors in the flea market! SO love them.

    Have a Happy Holiday!
    -Andrea

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  14. Hello Laurel,
    It's nice to meet you via VIF. I just love your skis and your super blog. Have a very Merry Christmas!
    - susan

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  15. Thank you for stopping by Laurel! Those skis are great! Love love love the junk!

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  16. Those are the cutest little skis I have ever seen! Love them with the numbers and greens.

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  17. Thanks for stopping by my blog and your sweet comment. You are right, those are the Sweetest Little Skis! EVER!
    -Aaron

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