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Home for the Holidays 2012 ~ Hand Painted Christmas Link Party

Home for the Holidays 2012 ~ Hand Painted Christmas Link Party

OH  MY  GOSH!   I can’t believe this day is actually here.  I’m actually kind of
 nervous right now BECAUSE…  I’ve never hosted a link party, UNTIL TODAY!

For all of you stopping by for the first time, let me introduce myself.   I’m Shelly Andrade, owner and decorative artist behind Shizzle Design, a family owned furniture painting business located in West Michigan.

I spend my days breathing new life into vintage furniture and have a serious passion for creating French and Cottage Style paint finishes.
transformation of this buffet here
My fascination with painting furniture led me to CeCe Caldwell’s Paints which has taken my work to an entirely new level because of their amazing all natural chalk and clay based mineral paints.  They also have the world’s best wax ~ just sayin!
Check out the fabulous colors of CeCe Caldwell’s Paints here
Blogging introduced me to tons of incredible women who share my same passion for painting furniture.  I am so honored to be hosting a Christmas Themed Link Up Party alongside seven AHmazing bloggers from across the U.S..  These women are FABULOUS!and with that, I welcome you to Hand Painted Christmas

Home for the Holidays 2012

a Christmas Link Party Series beginning November 27th.
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Please join in the fun by linking up any furniture, home decor and anything else you’ve transformed through the magic of paint to change the look of your home into a Winter Wonderland!!Link up something as basic an old reindeer, brushed  with a little paint (originally this was covered in gold glitter, I painted right over it!)

 
details on how to create this type of finish available soon here
Why not spunk up grandma’s old dresser?
I JUST posted the transformation of this piece here
or some candlesticks such as these painted by a 1st time user of CeCe Caldwell’s Paints at a recent 5 Hour Shizzle Style Furniture Painting Workshop we held here.
More info here
 I LOVE painting these!
 Sick of your hardware?  Paint it!
learn how hereSlap a little paint on an old chair to create this!
 

or change an old lamp like this (before)

into this (after)
tutorial on this lamp coming soon here
Pretty much anything can be painted!
Well, almost anything!  Come to think of it… CeCe Caldwell’s IS all natural ~ sorry Izzy… I’ve always wanted a blue kitty!  Mwuaaaaaa 
So are you ready to PARTY?
Link up at the bottom of this post.
Wanna See More Shizzle Creations?
A hui hou ~ ShellyLink up below

14 Comments
  • Anneke at This, That and Life
    Posted at 06:15h, 06 December Reply

    Yay! I absolutely LOVE how paint can change ANYTHING! Thanks for being such a great host!!!

  • Danielle
    Posted at 12:20h, 06 December Reply

    Shelly, great post! I love your stuff and I’m so excited to see everyone’s painted pieces!

  • miss flibbertigibbet
    Posted at 13:36h, 06 December Reply

    I love all your pieces! Thanks for being the hostess with the mostest!

  • Hyphen Interiors
    Posted at 15:10h, 06 December Reply

    Great post! You are a painting genius! I know who to ask questions to now. I have tried Annie Sloan, but not Cece. I can’t wait to find the perfect thing to try it on. We have a local store that sells it.

  • Good Time Charlie
    Posted at 17:49h, 06 December Reply

    Grabbing the button and shared my Christmas decorated bookshelf. You are off to a great start!!!

  • karen@somewhatquirky
    Posted at 19:08h, 07 December Reply

    Have fun with the party Shelly! Thanks for hosting.

  • Artsy Chicks Rule
    Posted at 20:05h, 07 December Reply

    Linking up!! Have visited your site many times, love everything you do!

  • Ange
    Posted at 20:15h, 07 December Reply

    New here, came over from Kristy at Hyphen Interiors! Great link party, thanks for hosting!

  • Kelly @ View Along the Way
    Posted at 21:37h, 07 December Reply

    Just found you via Kristy at Hyphen Interiors. Thanks for hosting this fun party!

  • Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co.
    Posted at 01:52h, 08 December Reply

    I just totally love paint! Thanks so much for hosting!

  • Ira Morse
    Posted at 01:58h, 10 December Reply

    Wow! Love them all especially your reindeer with red ribbon. Thanks for the hosting!

  • fabulousfinishes
    Posted at 04:09h, 10 December Reply

    You rock woman! Love your blog, love your big crisp beautiful photos, love your creativity more, and God bless your spirit!

  • Laurel@chippingwithcharm
    Posted at 00:45h, 11 December Reply

    FUN!! Good luck with the party!

  • lauren @ West Furniture Revival
    Posted at 02:18h, 11 December Reply

    thanks so much for the invite and for the nice comment on my train table! great post and ill be sure to check out the other parties as well!

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