Black Swan Bazaar Fancy Flea Offerings Cont.

Good morning everyone, it’s a new day, and as promised, here are the rest of the painted and/or repurposed pieces we will offer at this Saturday’s Fancy Flea in downtown Lakeland.  For those of you who are just joining us, we are previewing new pieces that we have done for the Flea so that our customers will have a chance to see and/or purchase them before they are gone.  We posted photos of 7 pieces in the last post (yesterday) so just go to that post if you want to catch up.  If you have a question about a piece or wish to purchase one, just call us at the shop (Black Swan Bazaar: 863-510-5980).  Today’s pieces are shown below.


These are two message or note boards made from old sash windows and strung with twine.  Very cool. Continue reading


How To: Vintage Looking Message Board

If you have an old picture frame lying around, you have a good start on a really cool message board.  In this case, we started with the gold picture frame pictured.  As you can see it looks rather dated, so we decided to give it a little character by using Annie Sloan paint (Old White) to create the look of an aged patina. Once the frame’s look was where it needed to be, we cut out the body of the message board to fit the frame. Continue reading