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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1905 Lippincott Can Planter

My series of Can Planters continues! Here is one with the 1905 Lippincott Seed Catalog, I used the front and back pages for either side of the can: The instructions repeated: INSTRUCTIONS One rough coat of white chalk paint (yes, I finally came up with a frugal alternative to Annie Sloan, I will tell you all… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1905 Lippincott Can Planter

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1908 Lippincott Can Planter

My series of Can Planters continues! Here is one with the 1908 Lippincott Seed Catalog, I used the front and back pages for either side of the can: And the instructions repeated: INSTRUCTIONS One rough coat of white chalk paint (yes, I finally came up with a frugal alternative to Annie Sloan, I will tell you… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1908 Lippincott Can Planter

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1899 Lippincott Can Planter

In my opinion, Miss Lippincott had some of the cutest graphics on her Seed Catalogs, so my series of Can Planters continues! Here is one with the 1899 Lippincott Seed Catalog, I used the front and back pages for either side of the can: The instructions repeated: INSTRUCTIONS One rough coat of white chalk paint (yes,… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1899 Lippincott Can Planter

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1901 Lippincott Can Planter

Today there is  a Can Planter with the 1901 Lippincott Seed Catalog, I used the front and back pages for either side of the can: The instructions repeated: INSTRUCTIONS One rough coat of white chalk paint (yes, I finally came up with a frugal alternative to Annie Sloan, I will tell you all about it in… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1901 Lippincott Can Planter

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1898 Lippincott Can Planter

Today there is  a Can Planter with the 1898 Lippincott Seed Catalog, I used the front and back pages for either side of the can: The instructions repeated: INSTRUCTIONS One rough coat of white chalk paint (yes, I finally came up with a frugal alternative to Annie Sloan, I will tell you all about it in… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1898 Lippincott Can Planter

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1902 Lippincott Can Planter

Did you think I made only 3 Can Planters? Nope, I made more...lol! Here is one with the 1902 Lippincott Seed Catalog, I used the front and back pages for either side of the can: And the instructions repeated: INSTRUCTIONS One rough coat of white chalk paint (yes, I finally came up with a frugal alternative… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1902 Lippincott Can Planter

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1903 Lippincott Can Planter

I made the third Can Planter with the 1903 Lippincott Seed Catalog, I used the front and back pages for either side of the can: And the instructions repeated: INSTRUCTIONS One rough coat of white chalk paint (yes, I finally came up with a frugal alternative to Annie Sloan, I will tell you all about it… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1903 Lippincott Can Planter

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1904 Lippincott Can Planter

Here is the second Can Planter, utilizing the 1904 Lippincott Seed Catalog, I used the front and back pages for either side of the can: And the instructions repeated: INSTRUCTIONS One rough coat of white chalk paint (yes, I finally came up with a frugal alternative to Annie Sloan, I will tell you all about it… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1904 Lippincott Can Planter

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1904 Sweet Pea Garden Girl – DIY Spring Wall Hanging

Have you noticed the little Hangers and the Bell Pulls I have shared recently? Well, here is a larger Wall Hanging version: I used a full A4-size page to make this little beauty from a 1904 P. Mann & Co Seed Catalog. I printed her out, glued the sheet to thin cardboard (cereal box) before… Continue reading 1904 Sweet Pea Garden Girl – DIY Spring Wall Hanging

DIY · Ephemera · Norwegian

1908 Child’s Seed Catalog Narcissus

My grandmother would always have plenty of narcissus growing in her garden, and this page from a 1908 Child's reminds me of those: The Norwegian word for daffodils "Påskelilje" translates into Easter Lily 🙂 The kind you can buy today at flower stores are smaller and weaker, somehow. My grandmother's narcissus would be like these,… Continue reading 1908 Child’s Seed Catalog Narcissus